Saturday 5 July 1980
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eva Green and Jason Wade.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) by Paul McCartney.
In UK Crying by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits.
My Bodyguard, directed by Tony Bill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Nobody's Perfect.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pelé's Soccer or Sea Battle.
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Which were the important events of 5 July 1980 ?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
- Eva Green: French actress, she was cast by Bernardo Bertolucci in his 2003 production of the movie "The Dreamers.
- Jason Wade: American singer, songwriter and guitarist (Lifehouse).
- Paul DelVecchio: DJ.
- Pauly D: American DJ and producer.
- David Rozehnal: Czech footballer.
- Mads Tolling: Danish-American violinist and composer (Turtle Island Quartet)
- Archibald James Potter: Composer, dies at 61.
- 87th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Evonne Goolagong beats C Evert (61 76)
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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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