Thursday 10 January 1980
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sarah Shahi and Petri Lindroos.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Escape (The Pina Colada Song) by Rupert Holmes.
In UK There's No One Quite Like Grandma by St Winifred's School Choir was in the top 5 hits.
Scavenger Hunt, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while White House Years by Henry Kissinger was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Chespirito.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rally-X or Terrorist.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 January 1980 ?
- Margaret Thatcher day in the Falkland Islands
- Sarah Shahi: American actress and model.
- Petri Lindroos: Finnish musician (Ensiferum).
- Janelle Pierzina: Reality Star.
- Nelson Cuevas: Paraguayan footballer.
- Tatjana Mannima: Estonian skier.
- Last broadcast of Rockford Files on NBC
- George Meany, American labor leader, dies at age 85 (born 1894).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rupert Holmes - Escape (The Pina Colada Song)
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Stevie Wonder - Send One Your Love
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - Please Don't Go
- Commodores - Still
- Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County
- Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night
- Cliff Richard - We Don't Talk Anymore
- Styx - Babe
Top #9 songs in the UK
- St Winifred's School Choir - There's No One Quite Like Grandma
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall
- Abba - I Have A Dream
- Abba - Super Trouper
- The Pretenders - Brass In Pocket
- Fiddler's Dram - Day Trip To Bangor
- Jona Lewie - Stop The Cavalry
- The Tourists - I Only Want To Be With You
- Madness - Embarrassment
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