Thursday October 23, 1980
US date format: 10/23/1980, UK date format: 23/10/1980
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 23, 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 Jade Davidson and Mate Bilić.
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 The Tenth Commandment by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rosa... de lejos.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Golf or Midway Campaign.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 23, 1980?
- Chemistry: Mole Day
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
- Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
- Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- Tintypes opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 93 performances
- Soviet Prime Minister Nikolai Tichonov succeeds Alexei Kosygin, due to illness
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 23, 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
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 23, 1980?
On October 23, 1980 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is October 23, 1980?
On October 23, 1980 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on October 23, 1980?
On October 23, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 23, 1980?
On October 23, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 23, 1980?
On October 23, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 23, 1980?
On October 23, 1980 several famous people were born including, Jade Davidson, Mate Bilić, Pedro Liriano.
What was the number one song in October 23, 1980?
The number one song in the week of October 23, 1980 was Woman In Love by Barbra Streisand in US and Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police in UK.
What were the top hits on October 23, 1980?
The top hits on October 23, 1980 were Woman In Love by Barbra Streisand, Another One Bites The Dust by Queen, He's So Shy by Pointer Sisters in US and Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police, DISCO by Ottawan, Woman In Love by Barbra Streisand in UK.