Friday 18 January 1980
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Estelle Swaray and Jason Segel.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Rock With You by Michael Jackson.
In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits.
Scavenger Hunt, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Sophie's Choice by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Chespirito.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Zap or Time Traveler.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 January 1980 ?
- Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
- Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
- Estelle Swaray: English singer.
- Jason Segel: American actor.
- Billy Bratayley: Family Member.
- Julius Peppers: American football player.
- Estelle : Rapper.
- Gold reaches $1,000 an oz
- Price of an ounce of silver hits record high of $50.35 in Comex trading.
- Studio 54 (New York) owners Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for tax evasion and fined US$20,000.
- Gold briefly reaches US$1,000 an ounce.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Rupert Holmes - Escape (The Pina Colada Song)
- Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County
- Stevie Wonder - Send One Your Love
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Cliff Richard - We Don't Talk Anymore
- Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - Please Don't Go
- Little River Band - Cool Change
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