Tuesday May 06, 1980
US date format: 5/6/1980, UK date format: 6/5/1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Brooke Bennett and Nicole Brunner.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie.
In UK What's Another Year by Johnny Logan was in the top 5 hits.
The Shining, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Stockard Channing Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Conflict or Astro Fighter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 06, 1980?
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 06, 1980?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Blondie - Call Me
- Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind
- Air Supply - Lost In Love
- Billy Preston - With You I'm Born Again
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Bob Seger - Fire Lake
- Billy Joel - You May Be Right
- Dr. Hook - Sexy Eyes
- Kenny Rogers - Don't Fall In Love With A Dreamer
- Jimmy Ruffin - Hold On To My Love
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Isley Brothers - Don't Say Goodnight (It's Time For Love) (Parts 1 & 2)
- Leon Haywood - Don't Push It Don't Force It
- The Whispers - Lady
- Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
- Smokey Robinson - Let Me Be The Clock
- Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - Two Places At The Same Time
- The Brothers Johnson - Stomp
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- ConFunkShun - Got To Be Enough
- Stephanie Mills - Sweet Sensation
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 06If May 06, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 4 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 8 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 May 06, 1980?
On May 06, 1980 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is May 06, 1980?
On May 06, 1980 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 06, 1980?
On May 06, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 06, 1980?
On May 06, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 06, 1980?
On May 06, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 06, 1980?
On May 06, 1980 several famous people were born including, Brooke Bennett, Scott Colton, Nicole Brunner.
What was the number one song in May 06, 1980?
The number one song in the week of May 06, 1980 was Call Me by Blondie in US and What's Another Year by Johnny Logan in UK.
What were the top hits on May 06, 1980?
The top hits on May 06, 1980 were Call Me by Blondie, Ride Like The Wind by Christopher Cross, Lost In Love by Air Supply in US and What's Another Year by Johnny Logan, Geno by Dexy's Midnight Runners, No Doubt About It by Hot Chocolate in UK.