Wednesday 20 February 1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Artur Boruc and Imanol Harinordoquy.
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.
Mad Max, directed by George Miller, 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 Yes Minister.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Horse Racing or Rescue at Rigel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 February 1980 ?
- Artur Boruc: Polish footballer.
- Imanol Harinordoquy: French rugby union footballer.
- Yuichi Nakamura: Japanese voice actor.
- Luis Rey: Colombian footballer.
- Alice Longworth: American noted family, the daughter of President Teddy Roosevelt, she was known for her regal beauty and great wit.
- Actress Susan Dey (LA Law) weds producer Bernard Sofronski
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Teri DeSario - Yes, I'm Ready
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Dan Fogelberg - Longer
- Donna Summer - On The Radio
- Andy Gibb - Desire
- Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County
- Fleetwood Mac - Sara
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