#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Saturday 10 May 1980

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 10, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Zaho and Nicolas Touzaint. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie. In UK What's Another Year by Johnny Logan was in the top 5 hits. The Shining, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Thy Neighbor'S Wife by Gay Talese was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Stockard Channing Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armor Attack or Windfall.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1980 or at May 10 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 10 May 1980 and get them!

What the sky looked like on 10 May 1980

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of the stars on this day

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Shining

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Country: United States

More info

The Final Countdown

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross, James Farentino

Country: United States

More info

B.C. Rock

Directed by: Picha

Starring: Richard Darbois, Georges Aminel, Roger Carel, Jacques Ferrière

More info

Breaker Morant

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, John Waters, Bryan Brown

More info

The Big Red One

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

Starring: Lee Marvin, Mark Hamill, Robert Carradine, Bobby Di Cicco

Country: United States

More info

Personalized book about You

Personalized book about You

Your book about what happened on 10 May 1980

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Stockard Channing Show

Directed by: *

More info

The Adventure Game

Written by: Patrick Dowling

Starring: Chris Lever, Charmian Gradwell, Bill Homewood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Tales from a Long Room

What's on Wogan

Sälber gmacht

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 10 May 1980!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 May 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Gordianus
  • Saint Isidore the Laborer
  • Saint John of Avila
  • Saint Job
  • Saint Quaratus and Quintus
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 10 May
Facts:
  • Happy New Year closes at Morosco Theater NYC after 17 performances

Search For Your Ancestors

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 10, 1980 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on May 10, 1980 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

See astronomy profile for 10 May 1980

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 10 May 1980 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1980?

Life magazine Beano comics

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1980 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Don't Say Goodnight (It's Time For Love) (Parts 1 & 2) - The Isley Brothers
  2. Don't Push It Don't Force It - Leon Haywood
  3. Lady - The Whispers
  4. Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
  5. Smokey Robinson - Let Me Be The Clock
  6. Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - Two Places At The Same Time
  7. The Brothers Johnson - Stomp
  8. Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
  9. Got To Be Enough - ConFunkShun
  10. Stephanie Mills - Sweet Sensation

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Thy Neighbor'S Wife

By: Gay Talese

The provocative classic work newly updatedAn intimate personal odyssey across America's changing sexual landscapeWhen first published, Gay Talese's 1981 groundbreaking work, Thy Neighbor's Wife, shocked a nation with its powerful, eye-opening

More info

The Ninja

By: Eric Van Lustbader

"Totally absorbing...as gripping a tale of hatred and revenge as you will read...It is superb."NEWS RECORDThis is the story of Nicholas Linnear, half-Caucasian, half-Oriental, a man caught between East and West,

More info

Hungry As The Sea

By: Wilbur Smith

Wilbur Smith sets his vividly realistic novels on the razor's edge between human courage and nature's wrath. In Hungry as the Sea, this master storyteller takes us to the frigid South

More info

Who'S On First

By: William F. Buckley Jr

The celebrated author of Tucker's Last Stand and Stained Glass offers a chilling story set against the backdrop of the cold war space race. Blackford Oakes heads a mission to kidnap a pair of extraordinary Russian scientists who can put ...

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Windfall

Windfall

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Edu-Ware

Armor Attack

Armor Attack

Platform: Arcade Game (original) Vectrex

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics Sega (Japan)

The Prisoner

The Prisoner

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Edu-Ware

Computer Bismarck

Computer Bismarck

Platform: Apple II and TRS-80[1]

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Star Castle

Star Castle

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The North Avenue Irregulars

Studio: Disney

More info

Hot Lead and Cold Feet

Studio: Disney

More info

The Wizard of Oz

Studio: MGM/CBS Home Video

More info

The Black Hole

Studio: Disney

More info

Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier

Studio: Disney

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 10 May 1980 is such a special date for you!