Tuesday 7 October 1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Marc Gaillard and Edison Chen.
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 Loon Lake by E.L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ekkusu bonbâ.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Conflict or Skiing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Jean-Marc Gaillard
- Edison Chen: Canadian-Hong Kong actor and singer.
- Matthieu Chalmé
- Tim Cresswell: Hong Kong footballer.
- Belgium 3rd government of Martens resigns
- President Jimmy Carter signs Public Law 96-389, directing the Treasury Secretary to study various aspects of the role of gold in the domestic and international monetary systems, and report to Congress by October 7, 1981 (later extended to March 31, 1982).
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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