Wednesday August 13, 1980US date format: 8/13/1980, UK date format: 13/8/1980
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Nick Dempsey and Álex González.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK The Winner Takes It All by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
The Constant Factor, directed by Krzysztof Zanussi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Donahue by Phil Donahue was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Coming Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rogue or Star Warrior.
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Which were the important events of 13 August 1980 ?
- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
- St. Cassian
- St. John Berchmans
- St. John Bosco
- St. Radegund
- Roman festivals - Vertumnalias in honor of Vertumnus, and also Diana, on the Aventine hill
- Nick Dempsey: Athlete.
- Álex González: Spanish actor.
- Murtz Jaffer: Canadian journalist.
- Panagiotis Markouizos: Greek figure skater.
- Suriname President Johan Ferrier ousted
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Olivia Newton-John - Magic
- Christopher Cross - Sailing
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right) Part 1
- The Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- The Manhattans - Shining Star
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- Pete Townshend - Let My Love Open The Door
- Kim Carnes - More Love
Top #10 R&B songs
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Larry Graham - One In A Million You
- The Fatback Band - Backstrokin'
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right)
- Kurtis Blow - The Breaks (Part 1)
- The Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time
- Commodores - Old Fashion Love
- Teddy Pendergrass - Can't We Try
- Chic - Rebels Are We
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