Thursday 7 August 1980
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Aurélie Claudel and Anomie Belle.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
The Octagon, directed by Eric Karson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Real War by Richard Nixon was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cheeky Mouse or Computer Bismarck.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 August 1980 ?
- Aurélie Claudel: French model and actress.
- Anomie Belle: American musician.
- Aurelie Claudel: French model.
- Tacio: Brazilian footballer.
- Carsten Busch: German footballer.
- Hurricane Allen ravages Caribisch area, about 70 killed
- August 31 ampndash Lech Wałęsa leads the first of many strikes at the Gdańsk Shipyard.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Olivia Newton-John - Magic
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right) Part 1
- Christopher Cross - Sailing
- The Manhattans - Shining Star
- The Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue
- Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
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