Wednesday 9 July 1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jodi Arias and Kathia Rodriguez.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) by Paul McCartney.
In UK Crying by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits.
Used Cars, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Nothing Down by Robert G. Allen was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Nobody's Perfect.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galactic Attack or Star Warrior.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Our Lady of Peace.
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day: Martyrdom of the B�b.
- Palau - Constitution Day.
- Argentina - Independence Day.
- Roman festival - Caprotinia, or feasts of Juno Caprotina.
- Jodi Arias: On trial for murder of her boyfriend Travis Alexander, born 28 July 1977.
- Kathia Rodriguez: Puerto Rican actress.
- Jersey Cowboy: American pro wrestler.
- 7 die in a stampede to see Pope in Brazil
- Dutch war criminal Pieter Menten sentenced to 10 years
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Bette Midler - The Rose
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)
- Robbie Dupree - Steal Away
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- Olivia Newton-John - Magic
- Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
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