Monday March 10, 1980

US date format: 3/10/1980, UK date format: 10/3/1980

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see zodiac on March 10, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. 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. The Changeling, directed by Peter Medak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Donahue by Phil Donahue was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Stockard Channing Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sengoku Ninja Tai or Pelé's Soccer.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Anastasia
  • Saint Macharius (d.335)
  • Saint John Ogilvie (died 1615)
  • Saint Himelin
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Events

  • 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

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Movies

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Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Directed by: Vladimir Menshov

Starring: Vera Alentova, Aleksey Batalov, Irina Muravyova, Raisa Ryazanova

The King and the Mockingbird

The King and the Mockingbird

Directed by: Paul Grimault

Starring: Jean Martin, Pascal Mazzotti, Raymond Bussières, Agnès Viala

Coal Miner's Daughter

Coal Miner's Daughter

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, Levon Helm, Phyllis Boyens-Liptak

Country: United States of America

The Changeling

The Changeling

Directed by: Peter Medak

Starring: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas, Jean Marsh

Country: United States of America

Shi di chu ma

Shi di chu ma

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Starring: Jackie Chan, Pai Wei, Biao Yuen, Lily Li

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Fox

Fox

Starring: Bernard Hill, Derrick O'Connor, Larry Lamb, Ray Winstone

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Stockard Channing Show

The Stockard Channing Show

Directed by: *

Bilder, die die Welt bewegten - Peter von Zahn berichtet

Bilder, die die Welt bewegten - Peter von Zahn berichtet

Starring: Peter von Zahn

Masterpiece Mystery

Masterpiece Mystery

Starring: Vincent Price

Country: United States of America

Poletarac

Poletarac

Starring: Djordje Balasevic, Branko Cvejic, Nela Erzisnik, Olivera Markovic

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Donahue by Phil Donahue

Donahue

By:

DJ price clipeed at flap. Creasing, small tears, and edge wear to DJ. Pages are clean. Binding is tight.

The Brethren by Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong

The Brethren

By:

The Brethren is the first detailed behind-the-scenes account of the Supreme Court in action.Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong have pierced its secrecy to give us an unprecedented view of the Chief

Sophie's Choice by William Styron

Sophie's Choice

By:

Three stories are told: a young Southerner wants to become a writer; a turbulent love-hate affair between a brilliant Jew and a beautiful Polish woman; and of an awful wound in that woman's past--one that impels both Sophie and Nathan …

The Americans by Alistair Cooke

The Americans

By:

Talks selected from Cooke's radio broadcasts reveal his incisive, illuminating, and witty observations on Watergate, Vietnam, and other news events of the last decade

Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut

Jailbird

By:

Jailbird takes us into a fractured and comic, pure Vonnegut world of high crimes and misdemeanors in government—and in the heart. This wry tale follows bumbling bureaucrat Walter F.

Videogames

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Sengoku Ninja Tai

Sengoku Ninja Tai

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data East

Mission Asteroid

Mission Asteroid

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Pelé's Soccer

Pelé's Soccer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Arcade football/soccer

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Golf

Golf

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

Time Traveler

Time Traveler

Platform: TRS-80[citation needed], Apple II, Commodore PET

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 10, 1980?

On March 10, 1980 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is March 10, 1980?

On March 10, 1980 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 10, 1980?

On March 10, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 10, 1980?

On March 10, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 10, 1980?

On March 10, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 10, 1980?

On March 10, 1980 several famous people were born including, Julien Jeanpierre, Antonia aus Tirol, Lydia McLaughlin.

Which famous people died on March 10, 1980?

Famous people died on March 10, 1980 include, Herman Tarnower.

What was the number one song in March 10, 1980?

The number one song in the week of March 10, 1980 was Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen in US and Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney in UK.

What were the top hits on March 10, 1980?

The top hits on March 10, 1980 were Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen, Longer by Dan Fogelberg, Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd in US and Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney, Atomic by Blondie, Going Underground / Dreams Of Children by The Jam in UK.