Monday 6 October 1980
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Abdoulaye Meite and Arnaud Coyot.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Another One Bites The Dust by Queen.
In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits.
Somewhere in Time, directed by Jeannot Szwarc, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Sins Of The Fathers by Susan Howatch was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ekkusu bonbâ.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galactic Empire or Space Firebird.
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Which were the important events of 6 October 1980 ?
- Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
- Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
- U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
- French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
- Also see October 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Bruno, St Faith
- Abdoulaye Meite: French footballer.
- Arnaud Coyot: French cyclist (d. 2013).
- Wes Durston: English cricketer.
- Abdoulaye Méïté: French footballer.
- Guyana adopts constitution
- John Lydon sentenced to 3 months on assault charges
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Air Supply - All Out Of Love
- Eddie Rabbitt - Drivin' My Life Away
- Paul Simon - Late In The Evening
- Kenny Loggins - I'm Alright
- Olivia Newton-John - Xanadu
- The Doobie Brothers - Real Love
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
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Sport Games on 6 October 1980
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Chicago Bears : 0 - 23
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