Monday October 20, 1980
US date format: 10/20/1980, UK date format: 20/10/1980
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It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 20, 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 Fabrice Jeannet and Niall Matter.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Woman In Love by Barbra Streisand.
In UK Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police was in the top 5 hits.
Humkadam, directed by Anil Ganguly, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while American Dreams by Studs Terkel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rosa... de lejos.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Warlords or Astro Invader.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 20, 1980?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 20, 1980?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Pointer Sisters - He's So Shy
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- The Doobie Brothers - Real Love
- Kenny Rogers - Lady
- Donna Summer - The Wanderer
- Air Supply - All Out Of Love
- Kenny Loggins - I'm Alright
- Stephanie Mills - Never Knew Love Like This Before
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Tom Browne - Funkin' For Jamaica (N.Y.)
- Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin')
- Zapp - More Bounch To The Ounce
- Queen With Wyclef Jean Featuring Pras And Free - Another One Bites The Dust
- The Jacksons - Lovely One
- Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out
- LTD - Where Did We Go Wrong
- Stacy Lattisaw - Let Me Be Your Angel
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Let Me Talk
- The Pointer Sisters - He's So Shy
Sport Games on October 20, 1980
- Oakland Raiders - Pittsburgh Steelers : 45 - 34
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?