Thursday 10 April 1980
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kasey Kahne and Charlie Hunnam.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd.
In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits.
The Tin Drum, directed by Volker Schlndorff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shadow Warriors.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Wizard and the Princess or Galactic Empire.
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Which were the important events of 10 April 1980 ?
- Kasey Kahne: American race car driver.
- Charlie Hunnam: British actor.
- Sean Avery: Canadian ice hockey player and model.
- Shao Jiayi: Chinese footballer.
- Bryce Soderberg: American singer-songwriter and bass player (Lifehouse and AM Radio).
- Kay Medford: Actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love), dies at 65.
- Samuel Kanyon Doe takes over Liberia in a ''coup d'état'', ending over 130 years of democratic presidential succession in that country.
- Terry Fox begins his Marathon of Hope from St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Blondie - Call Me
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind
- Too Hot - Kool & The Gang
- Ray, Goodman & Brown - Special Lady
- Billy Preston - With You I'm Born Again
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Eagles - I Can't Tell You Why
- Michael Jackson - Off The Wall
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