Wednesday June 11, 1980
US date format: 6/11/1980, UK date format: 11/6/1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 11, 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 Paul Cauuet and Julien Bayou.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Funkytown by Lipps, Inc..
In UK Crying by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits.
The Stunt Man, directed by Richard Rush, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Portraits by Cynthia Freeman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Coming Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Compu-Spell or Kaitei Takara Sagashi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 11, 1980?
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Top #11 songs in the USA
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Ambrosia - Biggest Part Of Me
- Bette Midler - The Rose
- Bob Seger - Against The Wind
- Blondie - Call Me
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- Gary Numan - Cars
- Robbie Dupree - Steal Away
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Don McLean - Crying
- MASH - Theme From 'M*A*S*H' (Suicide is Painless)
- Lipps Inc - Funky Town
- Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway - Back Together Again
- Hot Chocolate - No Doubt About It
Top #9 R&B songs
- Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- Stephanie Mills - Sweet Sensation
- The Manhattans - Shining Star
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right)
- The Fatback Band - Gotta Get My Hands On Some (Money)
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Landlord
- Roberta Flack With Donny Hathaway - Back Together Again
- The Invisible Man's Band - All Night Thing
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next June 11If June 11, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 3 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 12 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on June 11, 1980?
On June 11, 1980 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is June 11, 1980?
On June 11, 1980 the zodiac sign was Gemini.
Who was the US President on June 11, 1980?
On June 11, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 11, 1980?
On June 11, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on June 11, 1980?
On June 11, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on June 11, 1980?
On June 11, 1980 several famous people were born including, Paul Cauuet, Julien Bayou, Yhency Brazoban.
What was the number one song in June 11, 1980?
The number one song in the week of June 11, 1980 was Funkytown by Lipps, Inc. in US and Crying by Don McLean in UK.
What were the top hits on June 11, 1980?
The top hits on June 11, 1980 were Funkytown by Lipps, Inc., Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) by Paul McCartney, Coming Up by Paul McCartney, Biggest Part Of Me by Ambrosia in US and Crying by Don McLean, Theme From 'M*A*S*H' (Suicide is Painless) by MASH in UK.