Sunday June 08, 1980
US date format: 6/8/1980, UK date format: 8/6/1980
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 8, 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 Sonia Bompastor and Gustavo Manduca.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Funkytown by Lipps, Inc..
In UK Crying by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits.
The Blues Brothers, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Coming Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sengoku Ninja Tai or Skiing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 08, 1980?
- Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
- World Ocean Day.
- Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
- Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
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- 26th LPGA Championship won by Sally Little
- 34th Tony Awards: Children of a Lesser God and Evita win
- 50th French Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats Virginia Ruzici (60 63)
- Ernst Busch: German stage actor, singer, socialist,...
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 08, 1980?
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Top #11 songs in the USA
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Ambrosia - Biggest Part Of Me
- Kenny Rogers - Don't Fall In Love With A Dreamer
- Blondie - Call Me
- Bette Midler - The Rose
- Bob Seger - Against The Wind
- Linda Ronstadt - Hurt So Bad
- Gary Numan - Cars
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Don McLean - Crying
- MASH - Theme From 'M*A*S*H' (Suicide is Painless)
- Lipps Inc - Funky Town
- Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway - Back Together Again
- Hot Chocolate - No Doubt About It
Top #9 R&B songs
- Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- Stephanie Mills - Sweet Sensation
- The Manhattans - Shining Star
- The Whispers - Lady
- The Fatback Band - Gotta Get My Hands On Some (Money)
- Smokey Robinson - Let Me Be The Clock
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Landlord
- Roberta Flack With Donny Hathaway - Back Together Again
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next June 08If June 08, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 3 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 7 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 June 08, 1980?
On June 08, 1980 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is June 08, 1980?
On June 08, 1980 the zodiac sign was Gemini.
Who was the US President on June 08, 1980?
On June 08, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 08, 1980?
On June 08, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on June 08, 1980?
On June 08, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on June 08, 1980?
On June 08, 1980 several famous people were born including, Sonia Bompastor, Gustavo Manduca, Jamie Spencer.
Which famous people died on June 08, 1980?
Famous people died on June 08, 1980 include, Ernst Busch.
What was the number one song in June 08, 1980?
The number one song in the week of June 08, 1980 was Funkytown by Lipps, Inc. in US and Crying by Don McLean in UK.
What were the top hits on June 08, 1980?
The top hits on June 08, 1980 were Funkytown by Lipps, Inc., Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) by Paul McCartney, Coming Up by Paul McCartney, Biggest Part Of Me by Ambrosia in US and Crying by Don McLean, Theme From 'M*A*S*H' (Suicide is Painless) by MASH in UK.