Tuesday 13 May 1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Barker and Quad Webb-Lunceford.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie.
In UK What's Another Year by Johnny Logan was in the top 5 hits.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back, directed by Irvin Kershner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Señorita Andrea.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mission Asteroid or Zeus World.
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Which were the important events of 13 May 1980 ?
- Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
- Saint John the Silent
- Saint Gerald of Villamagna
- Saint Robert Bellarmine
- Saint Servatus
- Our Lady of Fatima
- Rotuma Day in Fiji.
- World Fair Trade Day (2006).
- Abbotsbury Garland Day, Dorset, England.
- Commemoration of Julian of Norwich (Anglican).
- Saint Rolanda
- Chris Barker: American bassist (Anti-Flag).
- Quad Webb-Lunceford: Reality Star.
- Waka Inoue: Japanese gravure idol and actress.
- Mau Marcelo: Filipino singer.
- L Smith: American football player.
- Cincinnati Reds' Ray Knight hits two homeruns in 5th inning versus New York Mets.
- An F3 tornado hits Kalamazoo County, Michigan. President Jimmy Carter declares it a federal disaster area.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Blondie - Call Me
- Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind
- Air Supply - Lost In Love
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- Billy Preston - With You I'm Born Again
- Dr. Hook - Sexy Eyes
- Billy Joel - You May Be Right
- Kenny Rogers - Don't Fall In Love With A Dreamer
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Ambrosia - Biggest Part Of Me
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