Wednesday 16 April 1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jesse Tendler in Madison and Todd Saker.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie.
In UK Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners was in the top 5 hits.
The Tin Drum, directed by Volker Schlndorff, 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 Shadow Warriors.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Warrior or Terrorist.
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Which were the important events of 16 April 1980 ?
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
- Jesse Tendler in Madison: Wisconsin; actor (Nick - Ellen Burstyn Show).
- Todd Saker: American accident fatality, age 11 when he died in a skiing accident 3/21/1992.
- Jens Hartwig: German actor.
- Paul London: American professional wrestler.
- Juliette Marquis: Ukrainian actress model and ballerina.
- Adriana Sage: Mexican-American porn actress and model
- Delhi beats Bombay by 240 runs to win Ranji Trophy final.
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- Arthur Ashe retires from professional tennis.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Blondie - Call Me
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind
- Billy Preston - With You I'm Born Again
- Ray, Goodman & Brown - Special Lady
- Air Supply - Lost In Love
- Bob Seger - Fire Lake
- Eagles - I Can't Tell You Why
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Michael Jackson - Off The Wall
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