Tuesday July 15, 1980
US date format: 7/15/1980, UK date format: 15/7/1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Julia Perez and Jasper Paakkonen.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to It's Still Rock And Roll To Me by Billy Joel.
In UK Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
Be-Reham, directed by Raghunath Jhalani, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Innocent Blood by P.D. James was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Coming Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armor Attack or Pelé's Soccer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 15, 1980?
- Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
- Confuflux (Discordianism)
- Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
- Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
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- A severe and destructive thunderstorm strikes four counties in western Wisconsin, including the city of Eau Claire. It causes over US$250 million in damage, and one person is killed.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 15, 1980?
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Top #11 songs in the USA
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)
- The Manhattans - Shining Star
- Robbie Dupree - Steal Away
- Olivia Newton-John - Magic
- Bette Midler - The Rose
- Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
- Pure Prairie League - Let Me Love You Tonight
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #9 R&B songs
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right)
- Larry Graham - One In A Million You
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Landlord
- Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
- The Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time
- Stephanie Mills - Sweet Sensation
- Change - A Lover's Holiday
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- Rockie Robbins - You And Me
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 15If July 15, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 2 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 18 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on July 15, 1980?
On July 15, 1980 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is July 15, 1980?
On July 15, 1980 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 15, 1980?
On July 15, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 15, 1980?
On July 15, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on July 15, 1980?
On July 15, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 15, 1980?
On July 15, 1980 several famous people were born including, Julia Perez, Reggie Abercrombie, Jasper Paakkonen.
Which famous people died on July 15, 1980?
Famous people died on July 15, 1980 include, Eddie Jackson, Henri Martelli.
What was the number one song in July 15, 1980?
The number one song in the week of July 15, 1980 was It's Still Rock And Roll To Me by Billy Joel in US and Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra in UK.
What were the top hits on July 15, 1980?
The top hits on July 15, 1980 were It's Still Rock And Roll To Me by Billy Joel, Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) by Paul McCartney, Coming Up by Paul McCartney, Little Jeannie by Elton John in US and Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra, Use It Up And Wear It Out by Odyssey in UK.