Saturday July 19, 1980
US date format: 7/19/1980, UK date format: 19/7/1980
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Xavier Malisse and Emilie Mazoyer.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to It's Still Rock And Roll To Me by Billy Joel.
In UK Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
Be-Reham, directed by Raghunath Jhalani, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Anatomy Of An Illness by Norman Cousins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Coming Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spectar or Star Castle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 19, 1980?
- According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
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- 22nd modern Olympic games opens in Moscow; US and others boycott
- David Bowie appears in role of Elephant Man in Denver
- Hans Morgenthau: German-American international relations...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 19, 1980?
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Top #11 songs in the USA
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)
- The Manhattans - Shining Star
- Robbie Dupree - Steal Away
- Olivia Newton-John - Magic
- Bette Midler - The Rose
- Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
- Pure Prairie League - Let Me Love You Tonight
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #9 R&B songs
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right)
- Larry Graham - One In A Million You
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Landlord
- Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
- The Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time
- Stephanie Mills - Sweet Sensation
- Change - A Lover's Holiday
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- Rockie Robbins - You And Me
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 19If July 19, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 2 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 22 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 July 19, 1980?
On July 19, 1980 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is July 19, 1980?
On July 19, 1980 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 19, 1980?
On July 19, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 19, 1980?
On July 19, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on July 19, 1980?
On July 19, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 19, 1980?
On July 19, 1980 several famous people were born including, Xavier Malisse, Emilie Mazoyer, Sami Yusuf.
Which famous people died on July 19, 1980?
Famous people died on July 19, 1980 include, Hans Morgenthau.
What was the number one song in July 19, 1980?
The number one song in the week of July 19, 1980 was It's Still Rock And Roll To Me by Billy Joel in US and Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra in UK.
What were the top hits on July 19, 1980?
The top hits on July 19, 1980 were It's Still Rock And Roll To Me by Billy Joel, Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) by Paul McCartney, Coming Up by Paul McCartney, Little Jeannie by Elton John in US and Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra, Use It Up And Wear It Out by Odyssey in UK.