Sunday July 27, 1980
US date format: 7/27/1980, UK date format: 27/7/1980
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 27, 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 Nick Nemeth and David Alvarez.
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.
Contraband, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Brethren by Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Coming Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Moon Cresta or Time Traveler.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 27, 1980?
- Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
- Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
- See more
- Palestinian throws hand grenade on Jewish children in Antwerp, 1 dead
- Sally Little wins LPGA WUI Golf Classic
- In Northeast Kentucky, a magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurs. Felt in 15 states and in parts of southern Ontario, Canada.
- Vanuatu gains independence.
- See more
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 27, 1980?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial
Top #11 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 (Live At Glasgow)
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Robbie Dupree - Steal Away
- Rocky Burnette - Tired Of Toein' The Line
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right) Part 1
- Bette Midler - The Rose
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #9 R&B songs
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right)
- Larry Graham - One In A Million You
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Landlord
- Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
- The Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time
- The Fatback Band - Backstrokin'
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Stacy Lattisaw - Dynamite
- Rockie Robbins - You And Me
Make this day unforgettable
Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial
Days to next July 27If July 27, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 2 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 29 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free
What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on July 27, 1980?
On July 27, 1980 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is July 27, 1980?
On July 27, 1980 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on July 27, 1980?
On July 27, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 27, 1980?
On July 27, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on July 27, 1980?
On July 27, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 27, 1980?
On July 27, 1980 several famous people were born including, Nick Nemeth, Dolph Ziggler, David Alvarez.
Which famous people died on July 27, 1980?
Famous people died on July 27, 1980 include, Pahlawi Mohammed Reza, Mohammed Reza Pahlavi.
What was the number one song in July 27, 1980?
The number one song in the week of July 27, 1980 was It's Still Rock And Roll To Me by Billy Joel in US and Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra in UK.
What were the top hits on July 27, 1980?
The top hits on July 27, 1980 were It's Still Rock And Roll To Me by Billy Joel, Magic by Olivia Newton-John, Little Jeannie by Elton John in US and Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra, Use It Up And Wear It Out by Odyssey, Jump To The Beat by Stacy Lattisaw in UK.