Sunday 13 July 1980
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lori Fredrickson and Corey Clark.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) by Paul McCartney.
In UK Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
Cheech & Chong's Next Movie, directed by Tommy Chong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Rage Of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Nobody's Perfect.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Fighter or Space Monster (Videopac).
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Which were the important events of 13 July 1980 ?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
- Lori Fredrickson: Aurora, Illinois -- Rhythmic gymnast (US team-96).
- Corey Clark: American singer.
- Karolina Gruszka: Polish actress.
- Becky O'Donohue: American model actress and singer.
- Jessie O'Donohue: American model and actress.
- Saleem : Indian singer
- Seretse Khama: Batswana lawyer and politician 1st President of Botswana (d. 1980).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Bette Midler - The Rose
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)
- Robbie Dupree - Steal Away
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- Olivia Newton-John - Magic
- Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
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