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..
Which were the important events of April 06, 1980?
- 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.
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- Post It Notes are introduced.
- Gordie Howe completes a record 26th hockey season.
- 9th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Donna Caponi Young.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 06, 1980?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Blondie - Call Me
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Kool & The Gang - Too Hot
- Rupert Holmes - Him
- Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind
- Ray, Goodman & Brown - Special Lady
- Andy Gibb - Desire
- Linda Ronstadt - How Do I Make You
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Brothers Johnson - Stomp
- The Whispers - And The Beat Goes On
- The Isley Brothers - Don't Say Goodnight (It's Time For Love) (Parts 1 & 2)
- The Gap Band - I Don't Believe You Want To Get Up An Dance (Oops!)
- Michael Jackson - Off The Wall
- Leon Haywood - Don't Push It Don't Force It
- The Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me, Girl
- Roberta Flack With Donny Hathaway - You Are My Heaven
- The Dramatics - Welcome Back Home
- Ray, Goodman & Brown - Special Lady
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next April 06If 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.
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?
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.