What the sky looked like on October 18, 1980
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 10/18/1980, UK date format: 18/10/1980
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 18, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Colby Keller and Josh Gracin.
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.
The Idolmaker, directed by Taylor Hackford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Firestarter by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Big City Comedy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galactic Attack or Cheeky Mouse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 18, 1980?
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 18, 1980?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
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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?