Sunday April 06, 1980

US date format: 4/6/1980, UK date format: 6/4/1980

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 6, 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 Tanja Poutiainen and Valentina Giovagnini. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd. In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits. The Cricket, directed by Alberto Lattuada, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Stockard Channing Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spectar or Horse Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1980 or at April 06 across the years.

likes
Like this day if it is important to you!
history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 06, 1980?


Holidays

  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
  • See more

Events

  • Post It Notes are introduced.
  • Gordie Howe completes a record 26th hockey season.
  • 9th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Donna Caponi Young.

Famous Birthday

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

See other popular movies of the week

The Cricket

The Cricket

Directed by: Alberto Lattuada

Starring: Anthony Franciosa, Virna Lisi, Renato Salvatori, Clio Goldsmith

The Private Eyes

The Private Eyes

Directed by: Lang Elliott

Starring: Tim Conway, Don Knotts, Trisha Noble, Bernard Fox

Two Champions of Death

Two Champions of Death

Directed by: Cheh Chang

Starring: Meng Lo, Sheng Chiang, Li Wang, Feng Lu

Silver Dream Racer

Silver Dream Racer

Directed by: David Wickes

Starring: David Essex, Beau Bridges, Cristina Raines, Clarke Peters

Zigeunerweisen

Zigeunerweisen

Directed by: Seijun Suzuki

Starring: Yoshio Harada, Naoko Ôtani, Kisako Makishi, Akaji Maro

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 06, 1980?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

The Stockard Channing Show

The Stockard Channing Show

Directed by: *

Fox

Fox

Starring: Bernard Hill, Derrick O'Connor, Larry Lamb, Ray Winstone

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ganbare Genki

Ganbare Genki

Cribb

Cribb

The Enigma Files

The Enigma Files

Days to next April 06

If April 06, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 5 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 10 days.
calendar

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1980?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut

Jailbird

By:

Jailbird takes us into a fractured and comic, pure Vonnegut world of high crimes and misdemeanors in government—and in the heart. This wry tale follows bumbling bureaucrat Walter F.

Portraits by Cynthia Freeman

Portraits

By:

From New York’s Lower East Side to San Francisco, four generations of an immigrant family in America come to vivid life in this timeless saga by bestselling author Cynthia FreemanIn an

Donahue by Phil Donahue

Donahue

By:

DJ price clipeed at flap. Creasing, small tears, and edge wear to DJ. Pages are clean. Binding is tight.

Memories Of Another Day by Harold Robbins

Memories Of Another Day

By:

“Robbins grabs the reader and doesn’t let go…” —Publishers Weekly “His characters are compelling, his dialogue is dramatic, and his style is simple and straightforward.”

Who'S On First by William F. Buckley Jr

Who'S On First

By:

The celebrated author of Tucker's Last Stand and Stained Glass offers a chilling story set against the backdrop of the cold war space race. Blackford Oakes heads a mission to kidnap a pair of extraordinary Russian scientists who can put …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Space Monster (Videopac)

Space Monster (Videopac)

Platform: Odyssey²/Videopac

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Philips

Heli Fire

Heli Fire

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

Stratovox

Stratovox

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Sun Electronics Ltd.; NA Taito

Spectar

Spectar

Platform: Arcade, ColecoVision

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Exidy

Horse Racing

Horse Racing

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Sports/Racing/Thoroughbred horse racing/Gambling

Publisher: Mattel

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 06, 1980?

On April 06, 1980 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is April 06, 1980?

On April 06, 1980 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 06, 1980?

On April 06, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 06, 1980?

On April 06, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 06, 1980?

On April 06, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 06, 1980?

On April 06, 1980 several famous people were born including, Tanja Poutiainen, Matthew Thomas Carey, Valentina Giovagnini.

What was the number one song in April 06, 1980?

The number one song in the week of April 06, 1980 was Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd in US and Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney in UK.

What were the top hits on April 06, 1980?

The top hits on April 06, 1980 were Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd, Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley) by Spinners, Call Me by Blondie in US and Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney, Atomic by Blondie, Going Underground / Dreams Of Children by The Jam in UK.


Like this day if it is important to you!
likes