Thursday 20 March 1980
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jamal Crawford and Ock Ju-Hyun.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd.
In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits.
Little Darlings, directed by Ronald F. Maxwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Triple by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Strumpet City.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Horse Racing or Midway Campaign.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 March 1980 ?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
- Jamal Crawford: American basketball player.
- Ock Ju-Hyun: South Korean singer.
- Robertas Javtokas: Lithuanian basketball player.
- Ock Joo-hyun: South Korean singer and actress (Fin.
- Mikk Murdvee: Estonian-Finnish violinist and conductor.
- Aliénor Tricerri: Swiss tennis player.
- US appeals to International Court on hostages in Iran.
- The Radio Caroline ship, Mi Amigo founders in a gale off the English coast.
- The ''Mi Amigo'', the ship that housed pirate radio station ''Radio Caroline'', sinks (''Radio Caroline'' returns aboard a new ship in 1983).
- U.S. President Jimmy Carter announces that the United States will boycott the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.
- ''Mafioso'' Angelo Bruno is murdered in Philadelphia.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Dan Fogelberg - Longer
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Andy Gibb - Desire
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Donna Summer - On The Radio
- Rupert Holmes - Him
- Shalamar - The Second Time Around
- Kool & The Gang - Too Hot
- Linda Ronstadt - How Do I Make You
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