Thursday 18 September 1980
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Biss and Mickey Higham.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Upside Down by Diana Ross.
In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits.
Ordinary People, directed by Robert Redford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Spike by Arnaud de Borchgrave and Robert Moss was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Yes You Can.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Moon Cresta or Berzerk.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 September 1980 ?
- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- Jonathan Biss: American pianist and educator.
- Mickey Higham: English rugby league player.
- Avi Strool: Israeli footballer.
- Chris Tarrant: Australian footballer.
- Petri Virtanen: Finnish basketball player.
- Les Miserables, opens at Palais des Sports, Paris
- Royals Willie Wilson steals AL-record 28 consecutive base
- Soyuz 38 carries 2 cosmonauts (including 1 Cuban) to Salyut 6 space station.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Air Supply - All Out Of Love
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Irene Cara - Fame
- Johnny Lee - Lookin' For Love
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
- Paul Simon - Late In The Evening
- Eddie Rabbitt - Drivin' My Life Away
- Larry Graham - One In A Million You
- The Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue
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