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What day of the week was October 26, 1980?


October 26, 1980 was a Sunday and it was the 300th day of the year 1980 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 26, 1980 can also be written as 10/26/1980 in the US and as 26/10/1980 in UK and Europe.

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October 26, 1980: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on October 26, 1980:

  • 11th nyc marathon won by alberto salazar in 2:09:41

October 26, 1980: What were the magazines covers that day?

LIFE Magazine

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October 26, 1980: What were the main match results that day?

NFL - American Football

  • Chicago Bears - Philadelphia Eagles : 14 - 17
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Houston Oilers : 3 - 23
  • Denver Broncos - New York Giants : 14 - 9
  • Detroit Lions - Kansas City Chiefs : 17 - 20
  • Los Angeles Rams - Atlanta Falcons : 10 - 13

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October 26, 1980: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 26th is Scorpio.

Scorpio is the 8th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between October 23rd and November 21st belong to the Scorpio sign: discover Scorpio personality and who should a Scorpio marry.

Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio.

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October 26, 1980: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for October 26, 1980 is Monkey and the associated element is Metal.

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October 26, 1980: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on October 26, 1980 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 26, 1980 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on October 26, 1980 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 80% full, rising at 07:36 pm and setting at 10:28 am.

The previous full moon was on Oct 23, 1980 while the next full moon would come on Nov 22, 1980.

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Who was born on October 26, 1980?


Famous people born on October 26, 1980:

  • Cristian Chivu

    Romanian footballer.

  • Nick Collison

    American basketball player.

  • Koichi Watanabe

    Japanese kick-boxer.

  • Claire Cooper

    English actress.

  • Orlando Echeverri Benedetti
  • Błażej Jankowski
  • Deriba Merga
  • Paolo Parisi
  • Li Hongli
  • Giulia Cafiero
  • Diana DeVoe
  • Khalid Abdalla

Whose famous birthday is on October 26th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 26th:

  • Hillary Clinton
    Hillary Clinton

    American lawyer and first lady of america, as the wife to president bill clinton.

  • Seth MacFarlane
    Seth MacFarlane

    Seth macfarlane is an american animator, best known for creating the animated sitcom 'family guy' and for his work as a voice actor, writer,...

  • Aaron Kwok
    Aaron Kwok

    Aaron kwok is a hong kong actor and singer known for his versatile performances in both film and music.

  • Jaclyn Smith
    Jaclyn Smith

    Jaclyn smith is an american actress best known for her role as kelly garrett in the television series charlie's angels.

  • Dylan McDermott
    Dylan McDermott

    American actor, best known for his role on "the practice," mcdermottaeur (tm)'s first starring part in a series.

  • Natalie Merchant
    Natalie Merchant

    American singer-songwriter and pianist (10 000 maniacs).

  • Bob Hoskins
    Bob Hoskins

    English actor and film director, best known for his roles as cockneys or gangsters.

  • Julian Schnabel
    Julian Schnabel

    American screenwriter and painter.

  • Roger Allam
    Roger Allam

    He is an english actor best known for his work on stage, but he has also performed on television, radio, and film.

  • Steve Valentine
    Steve Valentine

    Scottish actor and magician.

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How old is someone born on October 26, 1980?


Someone born on October 26, 1980 is:

43 years 6 months old,

or 522 months and 23 days old,

or 2273 weeks

or 15911 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on October 26, 1980?

There are 160 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday October 26th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on October 26, 1980?

You belong to the Millennial Generation if you were born on October 26, 1980.

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October 26, 1980: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on October 26, 1980:

  • Marcello Caetano

    Marcello Caetano was a Portuguese politician who served as the last Prime Minister of the Estado Novo regime.

  • Marcello J tie Neves Alves Caetano

    At 74, the premier of portugal dies.

  • Per-Olof Östrand
  • Ján Pöstényi
  • Emilia Mariottini
  • Luigi Vagnetti

What famous deaths happened on October 26th?

Famous deaths on October 26th:

  • Alma Cogan
    Alma Cogan

    English singer (born 1932).

  • Delmar Watson
    Delmar Watson

    Delmar Watson was a child actor known for his roles in classic films like 'Gone with the Wind'.

  • Louise Beavers
    Louise Beavers

    American singer and actress (d. 1962).

  • Hoyt Axton
    Hoyt Axton

    American actor and country music singer/songwriter (born in 1938).

  • Hattie McDaniel
    Hattie McDaniel

    American actress and singer (born 1895).

  • Tutta Rolf
    Tutta Rolf

    Norwegian-swedish actress and singer in film and theatre.

  • Demitris Kazantzakis

    Famous Greek writer best known for his novel 'Zorba the Greek'.

  • Bosten Russell

    Legendary NBA player known for his exceptional skills and leadership.

  • Nicolae Dobrin

    Nicolae Dobrin was a Romanian footballer who played as a midfielder and is considered one of the greatest Romanian players of all time.

  • Nikolis Kazantzakis

    Greek writer known for his novel 'Zorba the Greek'.

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October 26, 1980: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on October 26, 1980:

  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
  • St. Gibitrudis
  • St. Fulk
  • St. Eadfrid
  • St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
  • St. Cuthbert
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October 26, 1980: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on October 26, 1980 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week October 20th and October 26th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


October 26, 1980: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on October 26, 1980 was Woman In Love by Barbra Streisand, according to the music chart for the week October 20th and October 26th.

October 26, 1980: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on October 26, 1980 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 20th and October 26th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Woman In Love
  2. - Another One Bites The Dust
  3. - He's So Shy
  4. - Upside Down youtube
  5. - Real Love

October 26, 1980: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on October 26, 1980 was Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police, according to the music chart for the week October 20th and October 26th.

October 26, 1980: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on October 26, 1980 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 20th and October 26th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Don't Stand So Close To Me
  2. - DISCO
  3. - Woman In Love
  4. - Baggy Trousers
  5. - Masterblaster (Jammin')

October 26, 1980: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on October 26, 1980 was Funkin' For Jamaica (N.Y.) by Tom Browne, according to the R&B music chart for the week October 20th and October 26th.

October 26, 1980: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on October 26, 1980 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week October 20th and October 26th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Funkin' For Jamaica (N.Y.)
  2. - Master Blaster (Jammin')
  3. - More Bounch To The Ounce
  4. - Another One Bites The Dust
  5. - Lovely One

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October 26, 1980: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on October 26, 1980 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Humkadam

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Anil Ganguly

Starring: Rakhee Gulzar, Parikshat Sahni, Biswajeet, A.K. Hangal

Action

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Luc Merenda, Adriana Asti, Susanna Javicoli, Paola Senatore

Country: Italy

Cannibal Holocaust

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Ruggero Deodato

Starring: Luca Barbareschi, Francesca Ciardi, Paolo Paoloni, Robert Kerman, Salvatore Basile

Country: Italy

Babylon

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Franco Rosso

Starring: Trevor Laird, Karl Howman, Ann Duncan, Brian Bovell, Brinsley Forde, Beverley Michaels, David N. Haynes, Beverley Dublin, Victor Romero Evans, Archie Pool

Country: Italy

Contamination

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Luigi Cozzi

Starring: Carlo Monni, Gisela Hahn, Marino Masé, Carlo De Mejo, Ian McCulloch, Siegfried Rauch, Louise Marleau

Country: Italy

October 26, 1980: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on October 26, 1980 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Rosa... de lejos

Release year: 1980

Directed by: María Herminia Avellaneda

Big City Comedy

Release year: 1980

Enos

Enos

Release year: 1980

Country: United States of America

October 26, 1980: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on October 26, 1980 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Kane & Abel by Jeffrey Archer

Kane & Abel

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William Lowell Kane, and Abel Rosnovski were both born on the same day. One was the son of a Boston millionaire while the other was a penniless Polish immigrant. Two men were born on the opposite sides of the Atlantic …

American Dreams by Studs Terkel

American Dreams

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The Pulitzer Prize winner's book is back in print. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ted Turner, Jesse Helms, Joan Crawford, Vine Deloria, Helen and Scott Nearing.

Unfinished Business by Maggie Scarf

Unfinished Business

By:

Maggie Scarf presents intimate portraits of sixties women, from their teens to their 60s. She explores the core experiences and what can happen in the years and decades.

Fanny by Erica Jong

Fanny

By:

"A rollicking tale...a tour de force. "--Newsweek Fanny, an infant, is found on the doorstep to a country estate in Wiltshire. Her adoptive parents Lord and Lady raise her to womanhood.

The Key To Rebecca by Ken Follett

The Key To Rebecca

By:

When it was first published over twenty years ago, The Key to Rebecca drew a lot of attention from readers and critics. It is still one of the most important espionage novels. Take a look

October 26, 1980: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on October 26, 1980 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Space Firebird

Space Firebird

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Nintendo; NA Sega-Gremlin

Heli Fire

Heli Fire

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

Computer Bismarck

Computer Bismarck

Platform: Apple II and TRS-80[1]

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Cytron Masters

Cytron Masters

Platform: Atari 400/800, Apple II

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: SSI

Fishing Derby

Fishing Derby

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (fishing)

Publisher: Activision

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Who was the US President on October 26, 1980?

On October 26, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 26, 1980?

On October 26, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 26, 1980?

On October 26, 1980 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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What is special about October 26th?

October 26th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 26th day of the month of October. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on October 26th, such as:

  • 2018 - 2018 gaza border protests. israel responds to 40 palestinian rockets by launching 80 air strikes against what israel claims are hamas and iranian-controlled weapons factories in gaza. soon afterward, islamic jihad announces a egypt-mediated ceasefire.
  • 2017 - Russian interference in 2016 us elections: twitter bans ads from russian news agencies rt or sputnik. this is based on u.s intelligence's conclusion, that both tried to interfere with 2016 u.s. presidential elections on behalf of russia.
  • 2016 - Somali civil war (2009-present). a militant group affiliated to isil seizes qandala, a coastal town in the autonomous puntland area.

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What happened in 1980?

1980 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • International Decade of Water & Sanitation begins
  • Sweden changes order of succession to throne
  • President Carter announces US boycott of Moscow Olympics

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What was the calendar for October 1980?

October 1980 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with October being the 10th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how October 1980 calendar looked like.

Sunday October 26, 1980