Friday 11 April 1980
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mark Teixeira and Festus Baise.
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 Devil'S Alternative by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shadow Warriors.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Monster (Videopac) or Wizard of Wor.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
- Mark Teixeira: American baseball player.
- Festus Baise: Nigerian-Hong Kong footballer.
- Keiji Tamada: Japanese footballer.
- Equal Employment Opportunity Commission regulates sexual harassment
- Paul McCartney releases Coming Up
- American Equal Employment Opportunity Commission regulates sexual harrassment.
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
- Kool & The Gang - Too Hot
- 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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