Saturday September 13, 1980
US date format: 9/13/1980, UK date format: 13/9/1980
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 13, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Zara Zetterqvist and Ben Savage.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Upside Down by Diana Ross.
In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits.
Stardust Memories, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Craig Claiborne'S Gourmet Diet by Craig Claiborne with Pierre Franey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Big City Comedy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Midway Campaign or Astro Invader.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 13, 1980?
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- RC Saints - St John Chrysostom
- Roman festivals - epulum Iovis: banquet of Jupiter, on the ides during the Ludi Romani
- 2000 - Second Impact in Neon Genesis Evangelion
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- 1st United Negro College Fund
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 13, 1980?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Teddy Pendergrass - Can't We Try
- The O'Jays - Girl,don't Let It Get You Down
- Kurtis Blow - The Breaks (Part 1)
- Tom Browne - Funkin' For Jamaica (N.Y.)
- Michael Henderson - Wide Receiver (Part I)
- Dynasty - I've Just Begun To Love You
- Cameo - Shake Your Pants
- Maze - Southern Girl
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 13If September 13, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 26 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?