Friday 4 July 1980, US Independence Day
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Max Elliott Slade and Carrie Keagan.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Coming Up by Paul McCartney.
In UK Crying by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits.
Used Cars, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Nobody's Perfect.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pac-Man or Spectar.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- Max Elliott Slade: American film actor.
- Carrie Keagan: American television host and actress.
- Thomas J Bergersen
- Kwame Steede: Bermudan footballer.
- Kim Chapiron: French film director of Vietnamese descent (mother).
- Maurice Grevisse: Belgian linguist and author (d. 1980).
- Nolan Ryan strikes out Ceasar Geronimo to record his 3000th career strike out.
- Chad and Mali recognize the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- Bette Midler - The Rose
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- Bob Seger - Against The Wind
- Robbie Dupree - Steal Away
- Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)
- Ambrosia - Biggest Part Of Me
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