Friday 25 July 1980
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Diam's and Soo Ae.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to It's Still Rock And Roll To Me by Billy Joel.
In UK Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
The Final Countdown, directed by Don Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Rage Of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Nobody's Perfect.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boxing or Missile Command.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 July 1980 ?
- St. Thea
- Roman festivals - Furinalia
- Cuba - Eve of Revolution Day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Foundation of Santiago de QuerTtaro
- Puerto Rico - Constitution Day (1952)
- Tunisia - Republic Day (1957)
- Virgin Islands - Hurricane Supplication Day
- Inca - festival in honor of Ilyap'a
- Ebernoe Horn Fair, Sussex, England
- St. Valentine
- St. Paul
- St. Nissen
- St. Cucufas/Cougat
- St. Christopher
- Costa Rica - Anniversary of the Annexation of Guanacaste Province
- Galiza - National Day (Dia da Patria Galega).
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Saint James the Great, the patron saint of Spain.
- Diam's: French rapper.
- Soo Ae: South Korean actress.
- Sven Järve: Estonian fencer.
- Shawn Riggans: American baseball player.
- Samuel Sheinbein: American-Israeli murderer (d. 2014).
- Toni Vilander: Finnish race car driver
- David Wachs: American actor and producer
- Scott Waldrom: New Zealand All Black rugby player
- Train crash at Winsum, 9 die
- The album ''Back in Black'' is released by the Australian band AC/DC.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Olivia Newton-John - Magic
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)
- The Manhattans - Shining Star
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Robbie Dupree - Steal Away
- Rocky Burnette - Tired Of Toein' The Line
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right) Part 1
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