Sunday 23 November 1980
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Papelbon and Ishmael Beah.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers.
In UK The Tide Is High by Blondie was in the top 5 hits.
Heaven's Gate, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Peter The Great by Robert K. Massie was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Le temps d'une paix.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pac-Man or Galactic Attack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Slovenia - Rudolf Maister Day
- Japan - Kinro kansha no hi (Labour Thanksgiving Day)
- Georgia - St George's Day
- R.C. Saints - Pope Clement I, Saint Columban
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Qawl (Speech) - First day of the 14th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Jonathan Papelbon: American baseball player.
- Ishmael Beah: Sierra Leonean-American soldier and author.
- David Britz: American nanotechnologist and engineer.
- Thien-an Thich: Zen teacher / Vietnamese Rinzai line, dies in LA at 54.
- 4,800 die in series of earthquakes that devastated southern Italy
- 68th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 48-10
- National Black Independent Party forms
- A series of earthquakes in southern Italy kills approximately 4,800 people.
- Italy Earthquake of 1980: a magnitude 7 earthquake in southern Italy kills approximately 4,800 people and leaves 300,000 homeless.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kenny Rogers - Lady
- Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love
- Donna Summer - The Wanderer
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out
- Stephanie Mills - Never Knew Love Like This Before
- Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin')
- Leo Sayer - More Than I Can Say
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
- Cliff Richard - Dreaming
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Sport Games on 23 November 1980
- Baltimore Colts - New England Patriots : 21 - 47
- Chicago Bears - Atlanta Falcons : 17 - 28
- Cincinnati Bengals - Cleveland Browns : 7 - 31
- Detroit Lions - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 24 - 10
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