Wednesday June 04, 1980
US date format: 6/4/1980, UK date format: 4/6/1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 4, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Mathieu Johann and Pontus Farnerud.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Funkytown by Lipps, Inc..
In UK Crying by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits.
The Blues Brothers, directed by John Landis, 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 Coming Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rally-X or Sea Battle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 04, 1980?
- Feast day of St Francis Caracciolo.
- Feast day of Saint Petrock of Cornwall.
- United States - Pentecost in 2006
- Hong Kong - Tiananmen Square Protest of 1989 memorial day.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 04, 1980?
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Top #11 songs in the USA
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Ambrosia - Biggest Part Of Me
- Kenny Rogers - Don't Fall In Love With A Dreamer
- Blondie - Call Me
- Bette Midler - The Rose
- Bob Seger - Against The Wind
- Linda Ronstadt - Hurt So Bad
- Gary Numan - Cars
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Don McLean - Crying
- MASH - Theme From 'M*A*S*H' (Suicide is Painless)
- Lipps Inc - Funky Town
- Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway - Back Together Again
- Hot Chocolate - No Doubt About It
Top #9 R&B songs
- Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- Stephanie Mills - Sweet Sensation
- The Manhattans - Shining Star
- The Whispers - Lady
- The Fatback Band - Gotta Get My Hands On Some (Money)
- Smokey Robinson - Let Me Be The Clock
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Landlord
- Roberta Flack With Donny Hathaway - Back Together Again
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next June 04If June 04, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 3 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 9 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?