Wednesday March 26, 1980
US date format: 3/26/1980, UK date format: 26/3/1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 26, 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 Florian Dubos and Sergio Paulinho.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd.
In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits.
The Private Eyes, directed by Lang Elliott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Aunt Erma'S Cope Book by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Stockard Channing Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Conflict or Computer Bismarck.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 26, 1980?
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- A mine lift cage at the Vaal Reef gold mine in South Africa falls 1.2 miles (1.9 kilometers), killing 23.
- The Norwegian oil platform Alexander L. Kielland collapses in the North Sea, killing 123 of its crew of 212.
- The Silver Thursday market crash occurs.
- Sierra Leone recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
- Jon-Jon Poulos: rocker (Buckinghams), dies from drugs at...
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 26, 1980?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Andy Gibb - Desire
- Blondie - Call Me
- Rupert Holmes - Him
- Kool & The Gang - Too Hot
- Shalamar - The Second Time Around
- Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind
- Linda Ronstadt - How Do I Make You
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Whispers - And The Beat Goes On
- The Brothers Johnson - Stomp
- Ray, Goodman & Brown - Special Lady
- Kool & The Gang - Too Hot
- The Gap Band - I Don't Believe You Want To Get Up An Dance (Oops!)
- The Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me, Girl
- Michael Jackson - Off The Wall
- Vaughn Mason And Crew - Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll
- Roberta Flack With Donny Hathaway - You Are My Heaven
- The Dramatics - Welcome Back Home
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 26If March 26, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 6 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 26 days.
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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on March 26, 1980?
On March 26, 1980 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is March 26, 1980?
On March 26, 1980 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on March 26, 1980?
On March 26, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 26, 1980?
On March 26, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on March 26, 1980?
On March 26, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on March 26, 1980?
On March 26, 1980 several famous people were born including, Florian Dubos, Sergio Paulinho, Son Ho Young.
Which famous people died on March 26, 1980?
Famous people died on March 26, 1980 include, Jon-Jon Poulos.
What was the number one song in March 26, 1980?
The number one song in the week of March 26, 1980 was Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd in US and Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney in UK.
What were the top hits on March 26, 1980?
The top hits on March 26, 1980 were Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd, Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley) by Spinners, Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen in US and Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney, Atomic by Blondie, Going Underground / Dreams Of Children by The Jam in UK.