Thursday March 27, 1980

US date format: 3/27/1980, UK date format: 27/3/1980

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Nicolas Duvauchelle and Cesare Cremonini. 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 Space Firebird or Armor Attack.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Augusta
  • Angolan Victory Day.
  • World Theatre Day
  • St. John of Egypt
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Events

  • Happy New Year opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 17 performances
  • Reggae opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 21 performances
  • Mount St. Helens becomes active after 123 years
  • Mount Saint Helens in Washington state becomes active after 123 years.
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Movies

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The Private Eyes

The Private Eyes

Directed by: Lang Elliott

Starring: Tim Conway, Don Knotts, Trisha Noble, Bernard Fox

Two Champions of Death

Two Champions of Death

Directed by: Cheh Chang

Starring: Meng Lo, Sheng Chiang, Li Wang, Feng Lu

Silver Dream Racer

Silver Dream Racer

Directed by: David Wickes

Starring: David Essex, Beau Bridges, Cristina Raines, Clarke Peters

Zigeunerweisen

Zigeunerweisen

Directed by: Seijun Suzuki

Starring: Yoshio Harada, Naoko Ôtani, Kisako Makishi, Akaji Maro

The Changeling

The Changeling

Directed by: Peter Medak

Starring: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas, Jean Marsh

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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TV Series

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The Stockard Channing Show

The Stockard Channing Show

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Fox

Fox

Starring: Bernard Hill, Derrick O'Connor, Larry Lamb, Ray Winstone

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Silk Road

The Silk Road

Starring: Lars Svedberg

Country: Japan

Kariera Nikodema Dyzmy

Kariera Nikodema Dyzmy

Starring: Barbara Burska, Hanna Balinska, Halina Golanko, Ewa Zietek

Country: Poland

Fridays

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Days to next March 27

If March 27, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 6 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Aunt Erma'S Cope Book by Erma Bombeck

Aunt Erma'S Cope Book

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"Her audience is everyone who has ever married, had children, gotten to middle age, owned a dog or a duck."DALLAS TIMES HERALDIn this book Erma comes out--out of the kitchen--with these

The Dead Zone by Stephen King

The Dead Zone

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Beware, The Wheel of Fortune…Johnny, the small boy who skated at breakneck speed into an accident that for one horrifying moment plunged him into…the dead zone.Johnny

Memories Of Another Day by Harold Robbins

Memories Of Another Day

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“Robbins grabs the reader and doesn’t let go…” —Publishers Weekly “His characters are compelling, his dialogue is dramatic, and his style is simple and straightforward.”

Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut

Jailbird

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Jailbird takes us into a fractured and comic, pure Vonnegut world of high crimes and misdemeanors in government—and in the heart. This wry tale follows bumbling bureaucrat Walter F.

Portraits by Cynthia Freeman

Portraits

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From New York’s Lower East Side to San Francisco, four generations of an immigrant family in America come to vivid life in this timeless saga by bestselling author Cynthia FreemanIn an

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Computer Conflict

Computer Conflict

Platform: Apple II series

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Space Firebird

Space Firebird

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Nintendo; NA Sega-Gremlin

Armor Attack

Armor Attack

Platform: Arcade Game (original) Vectrex

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics Sega (Japan)

Star Castle

Star Castle

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Kaitei Takara Sagashi

Kaitei Takara Sagashi

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 27, 1980?

On March 27, 1980 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is March 27, 1980?

On March 27, 1980 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on March 27, 1980?

On March 27, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 27, 1980?

On March 27, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 27, 1980?

On March 27, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 27, 1980?

On March 27, 1980 several famous people were born including, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Cesare Cremonini, Greg Puciato.

What was the number one song in March 27, 1980?

The number one song in the week of March 27, 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 27, 1980?

The top hits on March 27, 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.


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