Monday 10 March 1980
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Julien Jeanpierre and Antonia aus Tirol.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen.
In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits.
Coal Miner's Daughter, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Dead Zone by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Strumpet City.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Heli Fire or Sengoku Ninja Tai.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Anastasia
- Saint Macharius (d.335)
- Saint John Ogilvie (died 1615)
- Saint Himelin
- Saint Blankaard
- Tibetian national Uprising day
- Fans of video game character Mario celebrate Mar10 Day, by singing songs about him, watching the movie and show, and playing Mario games.
- Doctors Day - (Venezuela).
- Julien Jeanpierre: French tennis player who was a world number one ranked junior and had wins over Roger Federer, Lleyton Hewitt and David Nalbandian during his junior years.
- Antonia aus Tirol
- Lydia McLaughlin: Reality Star.
- Lars Horntveth: Norwegian saxophonist (Jaga Jazzist).
- Herman Tarnower: doctor (Scarsdale Diet), killed by Jean Harris.
- Willard Scott becomes the weather forcaster on the Today Show
- Madeira School headmistress Jean Harris shoots and kills Scarsdale diet doctor Herman Tarnower
- Formation of the Irish Army Ranger Wing
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Dan Fogelberg - Longer
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Andy Gibb - Desire
- Donna Summer - On The Radio
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Teri DeSario - Yes, I'm Ready
- Rupert Holmes - Him
- Shalamar - The Second Time Around
- Kool & The Gang - Too Hot
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