Wednesday September 24, 1980
US date format: 9/24/1980, UK date format: 24/9/1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 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 Aurélien Wiik and Makosi Musambasi.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Upside Down by Diana Ross.
In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits.
Private Benjamin, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Number 1 by Billy Martin and Peter Golenbock was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Big City Comedy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Bismarck or Warlords.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 24, 1980?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
- Tom Browne - Funkin' For Jamaica (N.Y.)
- The O'Jays - Girl,don't Let It Get You Down
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Michael Henderson - Wide Receiver (Part I)
- Queen With Wyclef Jean Featuring Pras And Free - Another One Bites The Dust
- Dynasty - I've Just Begun To Love You
- Cameo - Shake Your Pants
- Maze - Southern Girl
- LTD - Where Did We Go Wrong
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 24If September 24, 1980 is your birthday you're 39 years, 11 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 day.
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?