Friday 13 June 1980
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sarah Connor and Florent Malouda.
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 Blue Lagoon, directed by Randal Kleiser, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Men In Love by Nancy Friday was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vakáción a Mézga-család.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Berzerk or Polaris.
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Which were the important events of 13 June 1980 ?
- Saint Ragnobert, martyr [GTZ: Lyon]
- Saint Valericus, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
- Roman Empire ? Quinquatrus Minusculae held in honor of Minerva
- Roman Empire ? seventh day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- USA ? World Children's Day
- Saint Anthony of Padua), priest, confessor, Doctor of the Church [common; GTZ: Franciscans]
- Saint Agricius, bishop of Sens, confessor [GTZ: Sens]
- Saint Landoald, bishop, confessor [GTZ: Bruges]
- Saint Leo III, pope [PCP (Paris)]
- Saint Onuphrius, hermit, confessor [GTZ: Constance, Mainz]
- Saint Valerian, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
- Saint Rambert
- Blessed Odwin
- Blessed Thomas Woodhouse, martyr
- Blessed Damhnade, virgin [ Fermanagh]
- Saint Felicola, virgin, martyr [GTZ: Cologne, Trier, Worms, France]
- Sarah Connor: German singer-songwriter and dancer.
- Florent Malouda: French footballer.
- Diego Mendieta: Paraguayan footballer (d. 2012).
- Jamario Moon: American basketball player.
- Juan Navarro: Spanish basketball player.
- Maho Nonami: Japanese actress
- Darius Vassell: English footballer
- Markus Winkelhock: German race car driver
- Deborah Harry / Meat Loaf film, Roadie, premieres
- Paul McCartney releases Waterfall
- Rep John Jenrette Jr (D-SC) indicted in Abscam investigation
- UN Security Council calls for South Africa to free Nelson Mandela
- Republican John Jenrette Jr (Democrat-South Carolina) indicted in "Abscam" investigation.
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