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..

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Historical Events

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  • K-Ingleside streetcar converts to METRO service (San Francisco)

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Movies

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The Stunt Man

The Stunt Man

Directed by: Richard Rush

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Steve Railsback, Barbara Hershey, Allen Garfield

Herbie Goes Bananas

Herbie Goes Bananas

Directed by: Vincent McEveety

Starring: Charles Martin Smith, Stephen W. Burns, Cloris Leachman, John Vernon

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway, John Candy

Country: United States of America

Brubaker

Brubaker

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Robert Redford, Yaphet Kotto, Morgan Freeman, Jane Alexander

Country: United States of America

The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Brooke Shields, Christopher Atkins, Leo McKern, William Daniels

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Coming Home

Coming Home

Directed by: Layne McDonald

The Stockard Channing Show

The Stockard Channing Show

Directed by: *

Nobody's Perfect

Nobody's Perfect

Starring: Ron Moody, Cassie Yates, Michael Durrell, Victor Brandt

Country: United States of America

The David Letterman Show

The David Letterman Show

Maggie's Moor

Maggie's Moor

Days to next June 11

If 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.
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Books

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Portraits by Cynthia Freeman

Portraits

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From New York’s Lower East Side to San Francisco, four generations of an immigrant family in America come to vivid life in this timeless saga by bestselling author Cynthia FreemanIn an

The Third Wave by Alvin Toffler

The Third Wave

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The Third Wave makes startling sense of the violent changes now battering our world. Its sweeping synthesis casts fresh light on our new forms of marriage and family, on today's dramatic changes

No Love Lost by Helen Van Slyke

No Love Lost

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NO LOVE LOST is Helen Van Slyke at her best: a splendid family story spanning three generations of extraordinary and very different wives, written with Van Slyke’s keen understanding of the

The Brethren by Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong

The Brethren

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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

Anatomy Of An Illness by Norman Cousins

Anatomy Of An Illness

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The best-selling, groundbreaking classic by Norman Cousins on combating life-threatening illness through humor and patient participation in care.Anatomy of an Illness was the first book by a patient that spoke to

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Computer Bismarck

Computer Bismarck

Platform: Apple II and TRS-80[1]

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Dragster

Dragster

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Drag racing

Publisher: Activision

Compu-Spell

Compu-Spell

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Language arts, Spelling

Publisher: Edu-Ware

Kaitei Takara Sagashi

Kaitei Takara Sagashi

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

Dodge 'Em

Dodge 'Em

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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.


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