Monday 16 June 1980
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sibel Kekilli and Justine Fraioli.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Funkytown by Lipps, Inc..
In UK Crying by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits.
The Blue Lagoon, directed by Randal Kleiser, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Third Wave by Alvin Toffler was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vakáción a Mézga-család.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Fighter or Space Panic.
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- South Africa - Youth Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
- Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
- 16 June Movement
- Sibel Kekilli: German actress.
- Justine Fraioli
- Brandão (footballer born 1980)
- Nehir Erdoğan: Turkish actress.
- Brandon Armstrong: American basketball player.
- Phil Christophers: German-born English rugby player.
- Brad Gushue: Canadian curler.
- Daré Nibombé: Togolese footballer.
- Martin Stranzl: Austrian footballer.
- Justin Tranter: American singer-songwriter and jewelry designer (Semi Precious Weapons).
- Joey Yung: Hong Kong singer and actress.
- Nehir Erdogan: Turkish actress.
- Dare Nibombe: Togolese footballer.
- Blues Brothers, premieres in Chicago
- Supreme Court rules new forms of life created in labs could be patents
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