Saturday April 19, 1980
US date format: 4/19/1980, UK date format: 19/4/1980
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 19, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Alexis Thorpe and Dong Jie.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie.
In UK Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners was in the top 5 hits.
Die Laughing, directed by Jeff Werner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Donahue by Phil Donahue was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Stockard Channing Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Zap or Dragster.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 19, 1980?
- Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
- Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
- Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
- Bicycle Day.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 19, 1980?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Blondie - Call Me
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind
- Billy Preston - With You I'm Born Again
- Ray, Goodman & Brown - Special Lady
- Air Supply - Lost In Love
- Bob Seger - Fire Lake
- Eagles - I Can't Tell You Why
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Michael Jackson - Off The Wall
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Isley Brothers - Don't Say Goodnight (It's Time For Love) (Parts 1 & 2)
- The Brothers Johnson - Stomp
- Leon Haywood - Don't Push It Don't Force It
- The Gap Band - I Don't Believe You Want To Get Up An Dance (Oops!)
- Michael Jackson - Off The Wall
- The Whispers - And The Beat Goes On
- The Whispers - Lady
- The Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me, Girl
- Roberta Flack With Donny Hathaway - You Are My Heaven
- The Dramatics - Welcome Back Home
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next April 19If April 19, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 5 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 23 days.
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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on April 19, 1980?
On April 19, 1980 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is April 19, 1980?
On April 19, 1980 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on April 19, 1980?
On April 19, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 19, 1980?
On April 19, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on April 19, 1980?
On April 19, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 19, 1980?
On April 19, 1980 several famous people were born including, Alexis Thorpe, Dong Jie, Nick Groff
Which famous people died on April 19, 1980?
Famous people died on April 19, 1980 include, Ethel Wilson, Tony Beckley
What was the number one song in April 19, 1980?
The number one song in the week of April 19, 1980 was Call Me by Blondie in US and Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners in UK
What were the top hits on April 19, 1980?
The top hits on April 19, 1980 were Call Me by Blondie, Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd, Ride Like The Wind by Christopher Cross in US and Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners, Dance Yourself Dizzy by Liquid Gold in UK