Monday 21 July 1980
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sandra Laoura and Lee Camp (comedian).
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.
Contraband, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while China Men by Maxine Hong Kingston was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Coming Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eamon or Horse Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 21 July 1980
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 21 July 1980!
Which were the important events of 21 July 1980 ?
- St. Zoticus
- St. Victor of Marseilles
- St. Barhadbesciabus
- St. Arbogastus
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
- Singapore: Racial Harmony Day
- Guam: Liberation Day (1944)
- Bolivia: Martyrs' Day
- Belgium: National holiday (1831 - inauguration of LTopold I, first king of the Belgians)
- Sandra Laoura: French skier.
- Lee Camp (comedian)
- Sprague Grayden: American actress.
- Really Doe: American rapper.
- Tailor James: Canadian model.
- Chris Leben: American mixed martial artist.
- Justin Griffith: American football player.
- Laurent Gaudin: French male with AIDS contracted from a contaminated blood transfusion February 1985.
- CC Sabathia: American baseball player.
- Jean-Claude Droyer climbs the Eiffel Tower in 2 hours 18 minutes.
Search For Your Ancestors
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Make this date unforgettable
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1980 ?
Top #11 songs in the USA
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Olivia Newton-John - Magic
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)
- The Manhattans - Shining Star
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Robbie Dupree - Steal Away
- Rocky Burnette - Tired Of Toein' The Line
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right) Part 1
- Bette Midler - The Rose
Top #10 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
- The Fatback Band - Backstrokin'
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Stacy Lattisaw - Dynamite
- Rockie Robbins - You And Me
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?