Tuesday January 15, 1980
US date format: 1/15/1980, UK date format: 15/1/1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 15, 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 Matt Holliday and Young Dro.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Rock With You by Michael Jackson.
In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits.
The Fog, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Anna.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mystery House or Missile Command.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 15, 1980?
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 15, 1980?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Rupert Holmes - Escape (The Pina Colada Song)
- Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County
- Stevie Wonder - Send One Your Love
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Cliff Richard - We Don't Talk Anymore
- Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - Please Don't Go
- Little River Band - Cool Change
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Rufus And Chaka Khan - Do You Love What You Feel
- Twennynine Featuring Lenny White - Peanut Butter
- Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover
- Bar-Kays - Move Your Boogie Body
- The O'Jays - Forever Mine
- Shalamar - The Second Time Around
- Natalie Cole And Peabo Bryson - Gimme Some Time
- Patrice Rushen - Haven't You Heard
- Cameo - Sparkle
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Days to next January 15If January 15, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 8 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 17 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 15, 1980?
On January 15, 1980 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is January 15, 1980?
On January 15, 1980 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on January 15, 1980?
On January 15, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 15, 1980?
On January 15, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on January 15, 1980?
On January 15, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 15, 1980?
On January 15, 1980 several famous people were born including, Matt Holliday, Young Dro.
What was the number one song in January 15, 1980?
The number one song in the week of January 15, 1980 was Rock With You by Michael Jackson in US and Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders in UK.
What were the top hits on January 15, 1980?
The top hits on January 15, 1980 were Rock With You by Michael Jackson, Do That To Me One More Time by Captain and Tennille, Escape (The Pina Colada Song) by Rupert Holmes in US and Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders, Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd, With You I'm Born Again by Billy Preston & Syreeta in UK.