Wednesday October 08, 1980: on this day

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What day of the week was October 08, 1980?


October 08, 1980 was a Wednesday and it was the 282nd day of the year 1980 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 08, 1980 can also be written as 10/8/1980 in the US and as 8/10/1980 in UK and Europe.

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October 08, 1980: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on October 08, 1980:

  • Bob marley collapses on stage, brought to sloan-kettering hospital
  • British leyland starts selling mini metro
  • Ussr and syria sign peace treaty

October 08, 1980: What were the magazines covers that day?

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October 08, 1980: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 8th is Libra.

Libra is the 7th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between September 23rd and October 22nd belong to the Libra sign: discover Libra personality and who should a Libra marry.

Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio.

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October 08, 1980: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for October 08, 1980 is Monkey and the associated element is Metal.

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October 08, 1980: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on October 08, 1980 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 08, 1980 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on October 08, 1980 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 0% full, rising at 06:20 am and setting at 07:04 pm.

The previous full moon was on Sep 24, 1980 while the next full moon would come on Oct 23, 1980.

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Who was born on October 08, 1980?


Famous people born on October 08, 1980:

  • Nick Cannon
    Nick Cannon

    Nick cannon is an american rapper, actor, and comedian known for his roles in films such as drumline and his work as the host of america's...

  • Mike Mizanin
    Mike Mizanin

    American wrestler.

  • Rajesh Sharma
    Rajesh Sharma

    Canadian born indian politician.

  • Marjorie (L5)

    Marjorie (l5) is a renowned comedian known for her stand-up performances and television appearances.

  • Branton Cole

    Famous for capturing stunning landscapes in black and white photography.

  • Branislav Mezei

    Slovak ice hockey player.

  • J. R. Ramirez

    Cuban-american actor.

  • The Miz

    American wrestler, actor, and television personality.

  • Andria Gayle Mullins

    Miss texas teen usa (teen with style-1997).

  • Amy Tipton
  • Lianne Picart-Poirier
  • The Miz (Mike Mizanin)

Whose famous birthday is on October 8th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 8th:

  • Bella Thorne
    Bella Thorne

    Bella thorne is an american actress and model known for her roles in disney channel's 'shake it up' and the film 'the duff'.

  • Matt Damon
    Matt Damon

    American actor and the author of "good will hunting," a movie script he wrote with his friend ben affleck.

  • Bruno Mars
    Bruno Mars

    American singer, songwriter and record producer.

  • Raaj Kumar
    Raaj Kumar

    Raaj kumar was an indian film actor known for his powerful and intense performances in hindi cinema.

  • Sigourney Weaver
    Sigourney Weaver

    American actress, whose first hit was 1979's science-fiction thriller "alien.

  • Paul Hogan
    Paul Hogan

    Australian screenwriter and actor who is most well-known for his first feature film "crocodile dandee" and its sequel, "crocodile dandee ii.

  • Chevy Chase
    Chevy Chase

    American comedian and actor, who started as a writer.

  • Stephanie Zimbalist
    Stephanie Zimbalist

    Movie actress.

  • Claude Jade
    Claude Jade

    One of the most prominent actresses of france's new wave, well-known for her roles in truffaut’s trilogy: "baisers vola (c)s", and "domicile...

  • Molly Quinn
    Molly Quinn

    American actress and producer.

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How old is someone born on October 08, 1980?


Someone born on October 08, 1980 is:

43 years 7 months old,

or 523 months and 16 days old,

or 2276 weeks and 2 days old,

or 15934 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on October 08, 1980?

There are 137 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday October 8th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on October 08, 1980?

You belong to the Millennial Generation if you were born on October 08, 1980.

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October 08, 1980: What famous people died on that day?


What famous deaths happened on October 8th?

Famous deaths on October 8th:

  • Fernando Lamas
    Fernando Lamas

    Argentinian-american actor, singer, and director (d. 1982).

  • Phyllis Calvert
    Phyllis Calvert

    British actress (born 1915).

  • Nigel Bruce
    Nigel Bruce

    British actor (d. 1953).

  • Eduardo Ciannelli
    Eduardo Ciannelli

    Italian actor, who started his career in opera baritone on the continent and italy.

  • Willy Brandt

    German lawyer and politician, 4th chancellor of germany, nobel prize laureate (b. 1913).

  • Reford

    Renowned Canadian architect known for his work on the Jardins de Métis.

  • Jacques Derrida

    Influential French philosopher known for developing deconstruction theory.

  • Marianita May

    Renowned American author known for her novels and short stories.

  • Naftula Herz Imber

    Author of the lyrics of the Israeli national anthem, Hatikvah.

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October 08, 1980: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on October 08, 1980:

  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois

Observances on October 08, 1980:

  • World Migratory Bird Day [UNEP]
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October 08, 1980: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on October 08, 1980 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week October 6th and October 12th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


October 08, 1980: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on October 08, 1980 was Another One Bites The Dust by Queen, according to the music chart for the week October 6th and October 12th.

October 08, 1980: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on October 08, 1980 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 6th and October 12th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Another One Bites The Dust
  2. - Woman In Love
  3. - Upside Down youtube
  4. - All Out Of Love
  5. - Drivin' My Life Away

October 08, 1980: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on October 08, 1980 was Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police, according to the music chart for the week October 6th and October 12th.

October 08, 1980: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on October 08, 1980 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 6th and October 12th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Don't Stand So Close To Me
  2. - DISCO
  3. - Woman In Love
  4. - Baggy Trousers
  5. - Masterblaster (Jammin')

October 08, 1980: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on October 08, 1980 was Funkin' For Jamaica (N.Y.) by Tom Browne, according to the R&B music chart for the week October 6th and October 12th.

October 08, 1980: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on October 08, 1980 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week October 6th and October 12th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Funkin' For Jamaica (N.Y.)
  2. - Another One Bites The Dust
  3. - More Bounch To The Ounce
  4. - Wide Receiver (Part I)
  5. - Give Me The Night

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October 08, 1980: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on October 08, 1980 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

It's My Turn

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Claudia Weill

Starring: Jill Clayburgh, Michael Douglas, Charles Grodin, Beverly Garland

Action

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Luc Merenda, Adriana Asti, Susanna Javicoli, Paola Senatore

Country: Italy

Cannibal Holocaust

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Ruggero Deodato

Starring: Luca Barbareschi, Francesca Ciardi, Paolo Paoloni, Robert Kerman, Salvatore Basile

Country: Italy

Babylon

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Franco Rosso

Starring: Trevor Laird, Karl Howman, Ann Duncan, Brian Bovell, Brinsley Forde, Beverley Michaels, David N. Haynes, Beverley Dublin, Victor Romero Evans, Archie Pool

Country: Italy

Contamination

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Luigi Cozzi

Starring: Carlo Monni, Gisela Hahn, Marino Masé, Carlo De Mejo, Ian McCulloch, Siegfried Rauch, Louise Marleau

Country: Italy

October 08, 1980: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on October 08, 1980 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Big City Comedy

Release year: 1980

Great Railway Journeys of the World

Great Railway Journeys of the World

Release year: 1980

Starring: Ludovic Kennedy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Les chevaux du soleil

Les chevaux du soleil

Release year: 1980

October 08, 1980: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on October 08, 1980 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Loon Lake by E.L. Doctorow

Loon Lake

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Joe is the hero in this dazzling novel by American master E. L. Doctorow. He is a young man who runs away from the Great Depression.

How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate by Albert J. Lowry

How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate

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How to Become Financially Independent By Investing in Real Estate, covers all the most recent tax laws and shows you how you can make greater profits than ever before.

Crisis Investing by Douglas R. Casey

Crisis Investing

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Nothing Down by Robert G. Allen

Nothing Down

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Robert Allen's Nothing Down For the '90s is a bestseller that has sold more than one million copies. It may have helped more people to succeed in real estate than any other book.

The Tenth Commandment by Lawrence Sanders

The Tenth Commandment

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The #1 New York Times-bestselling author shows that he is "a master of suspense" with this thriller about a covetous clergyman. (The Washington Post). Joshua Bigg is an investigator at a Manhattan law office. He spends most of his time …

October 08, 1980: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on October 08, 1980 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

The Prisoner

The Prisoner

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Edu-Ware

Pelé's Soccer

Pelé's Soccer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Arcade football/soccer

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Skiing

Skiing

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Activision

Musician

Musician

Platform: Magnavox Odyssey² (US) Philips Videopac (Europe)

Genre: Music

Publisher: Philips

Balloon Bomber

Balloon Bomber

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Taito

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Who was the US President on October 08, 1980?

On October 08, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 08, 1980?

On October 08, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 08, 1980?

On October 08, 1980 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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What is special about October 8th?

October 8th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 8th day of the month of October. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on October 8th, such as:

  • 2018 - Libyan civil war (2014-present); the rise of terrorism in egypt: a libyan national army operation at derna results with the capture of hesham ashmawy. hesham ashmawy is one of egypt's most wanted militants.
  • 2017 - Rohingya persecution (2016-present). a refugee boat on its way to bangladesh from myanmar capssizes, leading to at least 12 deaths.
  • 2016 - Saudi arabian-led intervention into yemen: saudi-led coalition aircraft launch airstrikes against civilians at the funeral for the father of houthi government's interior minister in sana'a. at least 140 people were killed and over 500 others were injured. abdul-qader hilal, the mayor of sana'a is among the dead. (the independent), (bbc),

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What happened in 1980?

1980 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • International Decade of Water & Sanitation begins
  • Sweden changes order of succession to throne
  • President Carter announces US boycott of Moscow Olympics

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What was the calendar for October 1980?

October 1980 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with October being the 10th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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