Tuesday 12 February 1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sarah Lancaster in Kansas City Kansas actress (Rachel - Saved By the Bell and Christina Ricci American actress (Wednesday - Addams Family.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Do That To Me One More Time by Captain and Tennille.
In UK Too Much Too Young (The Special AKA Live! EP) by The Specials was in the top 5 hits.
Mad Max, directed by George Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Anatomy Of An Illness by Norman Cousins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bilder, die die Welt bewegten - Peter von Zahn berichtet.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Navarone or Odyssey: The Compleat Apventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 February 1980 ?
- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
- Darwin Day.
- National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
- Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.
- Saint Damian of Alexandria
- Sarah Lancaster in Kansas City Kansas actress (Rachel - Saved By the Bell: New Class).
- Christina Ricci American actress (Wednesday - Addams Family: Mermaids, Casper).
- Christina Ricci: American actress, who made her film debut in 1990's "Mermaids.
- Gucci Mane: Rapper.
- Juan Ferrero: Spanish tennis player.
- Sarah Lancaster: American actress
- Floyd Taliaferro Alderson: Actor (Crossing Trails).
- Canterbury Tales opens at Rialto Theater NYC for 16 performances
- New York Islanders second scoreless tie, versus Winnipeg Jets.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Teri DeSario - Yes, I'm Ready
- Fleetwood Mac - Sara
- Dan Fogelberg - Longer
- Donna Summer - On The Radio
- Andy Gibb - Desire
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