Wednesday 27 August 1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Stephanie Michelle Steele and Derrick Strait.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Sailing by Christopher Cross.
In UK The Winner Takes It All by Abba was in the top 5 hits.
Smokey and the Bandit II, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Spike by Arnaud de Borchgrave and Robert Moss was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mysterious World.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Compu-Spell or Rogue.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 August 1980 ?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- Stephanie Michelle Steele: Abilene, Texas -- Country singer.
- Derrick Strait: American football player.
- Neha Dhupia: Indian model and actress.
- Begüm Kütük: Turkish model and actress.
- Kyle Lowder: American actor.
- Chon Doo Hwan elected President of South Korea
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Christopher Cross - Sailing
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Olivia Newton-John - Magic
- The Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right) Part 1
- Irene Cara - Fame
- Air Supply - All Out Of Love
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
- Pete Townshend - Let My Love Open The Door
- Kim Carnes - More Love
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