Saturday 11 October 1980
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Matthew Felker and Motohiro Hata.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Another One Bites The Dust by Queen.
In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits.
Somewhere in Time, directed by Jeannot Szwarc, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Firestarter by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ekkusu bonbâ.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fishing Derby or Polaris.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 October 1980 ?
- Matthew Felker: American model and actor.
- Motohiro Hata: Japanese singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Nyron Nosworthy: English footballer.
- Juan Ribera: Chilean footballer.
- Tomokazu Sugita: Japanese voice actor.
- Dallas Mavericks 1st game at Reunion Arena beat San Antonio 103-92
- Cosmonauts Popov and Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Air Supply - All Out Of Love
- Eddie Rabbitt - Drivin' My Life Away
- Paul Simon - Late In The Evening
- Kenny Loggins - I'm Alright
- Olivia Newton-John - Xanadu
- The Doobie Brothers - Real Love
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
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