Thursday 16 October 1980
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Jackson and Sue Bird.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Another One Bites The Dust by Queen.
In UK Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police was in the top 5 hits.
Somewhere in Time, directed by Jeannot Szwarc, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Men In Love by Nancy Friday was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Great Railway Journeys of the World.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Conflict or Wizard and the Princess.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 October 1980 ?
- Jeremy Jackson: American actor.
- Sue Bird: American basketball player.
- Timana Tahu: Australian rugby player.
- Carl PM Romme: Dutch Minister of Social Affairs (KVP), dies at 83.
- Brigadoon opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 133 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Air Supply - All Out Of Love
- Pointer Sisters - He's So Shy
- The Doobie Brothers - Real Love
- Kenny Loggins - I'm Alright
- Olivia Newton-John - Xanadu
- Eddie Rabbitt - Drivin' My Life Away
- Paul Simon - Late In The Evening
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