Tuesday June 24, 1980
US date format: 6/24/1980, UK date format: 24/6/1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 24, 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 Minka Kelly and Cicinho (footballer).
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Coming Up by Paul McCartney.
My Bodyguard, directed by Tony Bill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Coming Home.
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 June 24, 1980?
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
- Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
- Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
- Quarter days in England
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- Affirmed wins $500,000 Hollywood Cup, first horse to win $2 million.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 24, 1980?
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Top #11 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- Bette Midler - The Rose
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Bob Seger - Against The Wind
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- Robbie Dupree - Steal Away
- Ambrosia - Biggest Part Of Me
- Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)
- Michael Jackson - She's Out Of My Life
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Don McLean - Crying
- MASH - Theme From 'M*A*S*H' (Suicide is Painless)
- Lipps Inc - Funky Town
- Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway - Back Together Again
- Hot Chocolate - No Doubt About It
Top #9 R&B songs
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right)
- Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
- Stephanie Mills - Sweet Sensation
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Landlord
- Change - A Lover's Holiday
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- The Manhattans - Shining Star
- The Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time
- Larry Graham - One In A Million You
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on June 24, 1980?
On June 24, 1980 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is June 24, 1980?
On June 24, 1980 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on June 24, 1980?
On June 24, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 24, 1980?
On June 24, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on June 24, 1980?
On June 24, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on June 24, 1980?
On June 24, 1980 several famous people were born including, Minka Kelly, Cicinho (footballer), Rebecca Romero.
What was the number one song in June 24, 1980?
The number one song in the week of June 24, 1980 was Coming Up by Paul McCartney in US and Crying by Don McLean in UK.
What were the top hits on June 24, 1980?
The top hits on June 24, 1980 were Coming Up by Paul McCartney, Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) by Paul McCartney, Funkytown by Lipps, Inc., The Rose by Bette Midler in US and Crying by Don McLean, Theme From 'M*A*S*H' (Suicide is Painless) by MASH in UK.