Tuesday October 21, 1980: on this day

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What day of the week was October 21, 1980?


October 21, 1980 was a Tuesday and it was the 295th day of the year 1980 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 21, 1980 can also be written as 10/21/1980 in the US and as 21/10/1980 in UK and Europe.

October 21, 1980 in October 1980 calendar

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October 21, 1980: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on October 21, 1980:

  • Banjo dancing opens at century theater nyc for 38 performances
  • 1st and only time phillies win world series
  • Michael gorbatsjov elected member of politburo
  • Phillies win their 1st world championship in their 98-year history

October 21, 1980: What were the magazines covers that day?

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October 21, 1980: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 21st is Libra.

Libra is the 7th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between September 23rd and October 22nd belong to the Libra sign: discover Libra personality and who should a Libra marry.

Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio.

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October 21, 1980: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for October 21, 1980 is Monkey and the associated element is Metal.

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October 21, 1980: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on October 21, 1980 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 21, 1980 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on October 21, 1980 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 96% full, rising at 05:11 pm and setting at 05:25 am.

The previous full moon was on Sep 24, 1980 while the next full moon would come on Oct 23, 1980.

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Who was born on October 21, 1980?


Famous people born on October 21, 1980:

  • Kimberly Kardashian

    Kimberly Kardashian is an American media personality, socialite, and businesswoman who has become famous through reality television and...

  • Kim Fendi

    Kim Fendi is an Italian fashion designer and the current co-creative director of the Fendi fashion house.

  • Kim Kardashian West

    Successful businesswoman and media personality.

  • Brian Pittman

    American bass player (relientk and inhale exhale).

  • Santiago Ladino
  • Lino Musella
  • Luigi Maria Epicoco
  • Cornell Glen
  • Coretta Brown
  • Gerzon Chacón
  • Kimberly «Kim» Kardashian West

Whose famous birthday is on October 21st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 21st:

  • Louis Koo
    Louis Koo

    Louis koo is a hong kong actor and singer known for his roles in popular action films and tv dramas.

  • Ken Watanabe
    Ken Watanabe

    Ken watanabe is a japanese actor known for his roles in films such as the last samurai and inception.

  • Carrie Fisher
    Carrie Fisher

    American actress, author and playwright, debbie reynolds is the daughter of eddie fisher and debbie reynolds, who are also noted family...

  • Patti Davis
    Patti Davis

    American writer, nancy davis, is the daughter of ronald reagan.

  • Aaron Tveit
    Aaron Tveit

    Stage actor.

  • Charlotte Sullivan
    Charlotte Sullivan

    Canadian actress.

  • Glen Powell
    Glen Powell

    Glen powell is a tv actor known for his roles in popular tv shows such as 'scream queens' and 'everybody wants some!!'.

  • Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman
    Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman

    Jeffrey bowyer-chapman is a canadian actor known for his role in the television series 'unreal'.

  • Matt Dallas
    Matt Dallas

    Matt dallas is an american actor known for his role as kyle in the tv series kyle xy.

  • Blanca Suárez
    Blanca Suárez

    Spanish actress known for her roles in TV series and films.

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How old is someone born on October 21, 1980?


Someone born on October 21, 1980 is:

43 years 7 months old,

or 523 months and 6 days old,

or 2274 weeks and 6 days old,

or 15924 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on October 21, 1980?

There are 147 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday October 21st 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on October 21, 1980?

You belong to the Millennial Generation if you were born on October 21, 1980.

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October 21, 1980: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on October 21, 1980:

  • Hans Asperger

    Known for his work on autism spectrum disorders, Asperger's syndrome is named after him.

  • Antonio D'Angelo
  • Vălko Červenkov
  • Miguel Buñuel Tallada

What famous deaths happened on October 21st?

Famous deaths on October 21st:

  • Maxene Andrews
    Maxene Andrews

    American soprano singer and middle child of three siblings, the andrews sisters.

  • Marty Ingels
    Marty Ingels

    American actor and comedian (d. 2015).

  • Marie McDonald
    Marie McDonald

    Singer/actress (promises promises) dies from overdose at 42.

  • Jash Chopra

    Legendary filmmaker known for romantic movies.

  • Jaking Kerouac

    Jack Kerouac was an American novelist and poet, best known for his novel On the Road.

  • Jhace Kerouac

    Jhace Kerouac was a key figure in the Beat Generation, known for his spontaneous, stream-of-consciousness writing style in novels like 'On...

  • Benjerman Bradlee

    Former executive editor of The Washington Post during the Watergate scandal.

  • Paisly Fitzgerald

    Paisly Fitzgerald was an American novelist and short story writer who was a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance literary movement.

  • Jarl Hjalmarson

    Swedish politician known for his contributions to the Moderate Party.

  • Pietra Aretino

    Pietra Aretino was an Italian Renaissance poet and playwright known for his satirical and controversial writings.

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October 21, 1980: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on October 21, 1980:

  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
  • Also see October 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day of the Nacho ? celebrated in the United States and Mexico since the early 1990s.
  • Diwali in India (2006)
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October 21, 1980: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on October 21, 1980 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week October 20th and October 26th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


October 21, 1980: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on October 21, 1980 was Woman In Love by Barbra Streisand, according to the music chart for the week October 20th and October 26th.

October 21, 1980: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on October 21, 1980 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 20th and October 26th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Woman In Love
  2. - Another One Bites The Dust
  3. - He's So Shy
  4. - Upside Down youtube
  5. - Real Love

October 21, 1980: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on October 21, 1980 was Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police, according to the music chart for the week October 20th and October 26th.

October 21, 1980: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on October 21, 1980 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 20th and October 26th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Don't Stand So Close To Me
  2. - DISCO
  3. - Woman In Love
  4. - Baggy Trousers
  5. - Masterblaster (Jammin')

October 21, 1980: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on October 21, 1980 was Funkin' For Jamaica (N.Y.) by Tom Browne, according to the R&B music chart for the week October 20th and October 26th.

October 21, 1980: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on October 21, 1980 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week October 20th and October 26th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Funkin' For Jamaica (N.Y.)
  2. - Master Blaster (Jammin')
  3. - More Bounch To The Ounce
  4. - Another One Bites The Dust
  5. - Lovely One

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October 21, 1980: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on October 21, 1980 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Humkadam

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Anil Ganguly

Starring: Rakhee Gulzar, Parikshat Sahni, Biswajeet, A.K. Hangal

Action

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Luc Merenda, Adriana Asti, Susanna Javicoli, Paola Senatore

Country: Italy

Cannibal Holocaust

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Ruggero Deodato

Starring: Luca Barbareschi, Francesca Ciardi, Paolo Paoloni, Robert Kerman, Salvatore Basile

Country: Italy

Babylon

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Franco Rosso

Starring: Trevor Laird, Karl Howman, Ann Duncan, Brian Bovell, Brinsley Forde, Beverley Michaels, David N. Haynes, Beverley Dublin, Victor Romero Evans, Archie Pool

Country: Italy

Contamination

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Luigi Cozzi

Starring: Carlo Monni, Gisela Hahn, Marino Masé, Carlo De Mejo, Ian McCulloch, Siegfried Rauch, Louise Marleau

Country: Italy

October 21, 1980: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on October 21, 1980 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Rosa... de lejos

Release year: 1980

Directed by: María Herminia Avellaneda

Big City Comedy

Release year: 1980

Enos

Enos

Release year: 1980

Country: United States of America

October 21, 1980: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on October 21, 1980 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Crisis Investing by Douglas R. Casey

Crisis Investing

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Crisis Investing

Loon Lake by E.L. Doctorow

Loon Lake

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Joe is the hero in this dazzling novel by American master E. L. Doctorow. He is a young man who runs away from the Great Depression.

The Fifth Horseman by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

The Fifth Horseman

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Qaddafi, the Libyan leader, holds New York City hostage in a thriller about terrorist threats. He threatens to set off a hidden nuclear weapon.

The Origin by Irving Stone

The Origin

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His 1831 voyage aboard H.M.S. From his 1831 voyage aboard the H.M.S. Beagle, to his death in 1882. Charles Darwin encounters opposition and endures grueling sea journeys.

Kane & Abel by Jeffrey Archer

Kane & Abel

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William Lowell Kane, and Abel Rosnovski were both born on the same day. One was the son of a Boston millionaire while the other was a penniless Polish immigrant. Two men were born on the opposite sides of the Atlantic …

October 21, 1980: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on October 21, 1980 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Space Monster (Videopac)

Space Monster (Videopac)

Platform: Odyssey²/Videopac

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Philips

Computer Conflict

Computer Conflict

Platform: Apple II series

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Galactic Empire

Galactic Empire

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit family, TRS-80

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Brøderbund

Fishing Derby

Fishing Derby

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (fishing)

Publisher: Activision

Berzerk

Berzerk

Platform: Arcade game, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, GCE Vectrex

Genre: Multi-directional shooter/Run and gun

Publisher: Stern Electronics

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Who was the US President on October 21, 1980?

On October 21, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 21, 1980?

On October 21, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 21, 1980?

On October 21, 1980 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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What is special about October 21st?

October 21st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 21st day of the month of October. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on October 21st, such as:

  • 2018 - 2018 yilan train crash: a train in yilan county, taiwan derails and leaves at least 18 people dead and 187 injured.
  • 2017 - War in somalia: 14 oct 2017 mogadishu bombings. somalia's worst terror attack has now claimed 358 lives, making it the fifth most deadly terror attack in history.
  • 2016 - Iraqi civil war (2014-2017: isil militants attack government buildings, police stations and a power plant in kirkuk, iraqi kurdistan. hundreds of people are killed.

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What happened in 1980?

1980 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • International Decade of Water & Sanitation begins
  • Sweden changes order of succession to throne
  • President Carter announces US boycott of Moscow Olympics

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What was the calendar for October 1980?

October 1980 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with October being the 10th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how October 1980 calendar looked like.

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