What the sky looked like on August 18, 1980
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 8/18/1980, UK date format: 18/8/1980
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 18, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Emir Spahić and Esteban Cambiasso.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK The Winner Takes It All by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
The Long Good Friday, directed by John Mackenzie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Green Monday by Michael M. Thomas was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Coming Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lords of Karma or Warlords.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 18, 1980?
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 18, 1980?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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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?