What the sky looked like on February 24, 1980
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 2/24/1980, UK date format: 24/2/1980
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 24, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Anton Maiden and Shinsuke Nakamura.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen.
In UK Too Much Too Young (The Special AKA Live! EP) by The Specials was in the top 5 hits.
Coal Miner's Daughter, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lord Schmetterhemd.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Fighter or Navarone.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 24, 1980?
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 24, 1980?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?