Sunday 19 October 1980
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alessandro De Simone and Jose Bautista.
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.
Somewhere in Time, directed by Jeannot Szwarc, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Crisis Investing by Douglas R. Casey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Great Railway Journeys of the World.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Invader or Crazy Balloon.
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Which were the important events of 19 October 1980 ?
- Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
- Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
- Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
- Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
- Roman festivals - Armilustrium in honor of Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Tomate (Tomato) Day, twenty-eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Alessandro De Simone: Italian member of a boys band very popular in Italy in 2001, Lunapop.
- Jose Bautista: Baseball Player.
- José Bautista: Dominican baseball player.
- Rajai Davis: American baseball player.
- Benjamin Salisbury: American actor.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Air Supply - All Out Of Love
- Pointer Sisters - He's So Shy
- The Doobie Brothers - Real Love
- Kenny Loggins - I'm Alright
- Olivia Newton-John - Xanadu
- Eddie Rabbitt - Drivin' My Life Away
- Paul Simon - Late In The Evening
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Sport Games on 19 October 1980
- Atlanta Falcons - New Orleans Saints : 41 - 14
- Buffalo Bills - Miami Dolphins : 14 - 17
- Dallas Cowboys - Philadelphia Eagles : 10 - 17
- Detroit Lions - Chicago Bears : 7 - 24
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