Tuesday February 19, 1980
US date format: 2/19/1980, UK date format: 19/2/1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 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 David Gandy and Steevy Boulay.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen.
In UK Too Much Too Young (The Special AKA Live! EP) by The Specials was in the top 5 hits.
Coal Miner's Daughter, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Emilia.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Compu-Spell or Dodge 'Em.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 19, 1980?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
- Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
- Chaoflux (Discordianism)
- Eric Heiden skates Olympics record 1000 metre in 1:15.18.
- Bon Scott: Scottish musician, original lead singer...
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 19, 1980?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Ray, Goodman & Brown - Special Lady
- The Whispers - And The Beat Goes On
- Shalamar - The Second Time Around
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Kool & The Gang - Too Hot
- Sister Sledge - Got To Love Somebody
- Narada Michael Walden - I Shoulda Loved Ya
- Twennynine Featuring Lenny White - Peanut Butter
- Patrice Rushen - Haven't You Heard
- Tavares - Bad Times
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?