Monday 15 September 1980
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jolin Tsai and Mike Dunleavy Jr.
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.
Ordinary People, directed by Robert Redford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Kane & Abel by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Yes You Can.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Fighter or Fishing Derby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 15 September 1980 ?
- Bulgaria - The first day of school.
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
- The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
- Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
- Independence Day from Spain (1821) for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, celebrated everywhere with marches from schoolchildren.
- In ancient Greece, the second day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the priests of Demeter declared the public start of the rites.
- In Slovakia - Holyday of the Seven sorrows of Virgin Maria
- Jolin Tsai: Taiwanese pop singer.
- Mike Dunleavy Jr
- Tammie Brown: American drag queen performer and singer.
- David Diehl: American football player and sportscaster.
- Mike Dunleavy: Jr.
- Bill Evans: US jazz pianist, dies of a bleeding ulcer at 51.
- Paul McCartney releases Temporary Secretary
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Air Supply - All Out Of Love
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Irene Cara - Fame
- Johnny Lee - Lookin' For Love
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
- Paul Simon - Late In The Evening
- Eddie Rabbitt - Drivin' My Life Away
- Larry Graham - One In A Million You
- The Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue
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Sport Games on 15 September 1980
- Houston Oilers - Cleveland Browns : 16 - 7
Make this date unforgettable
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?