Sunday December 28, 1980
US date format: 12/28/1980, UK date format: 28/12/1980
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 28, 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 Vanessa Ferlito and Anna Trebunskaya.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon.
In UK There's No One Quite Like Grandma by St Winifred's School Choir was in the top 5 hits.
Secret Valley, directed by Howard Bretherton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Firestarter by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Chain Reaction.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Navarone or Berzerk.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 28, 1980?
- The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
- MTxico terminates fishing agreements with US.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 28, 1980?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
- Leo Sayer - More Than I Can Say
- Neil Diamond - Love On The Rocks
- Kenny Rogers - Lady
- Bruce Springsteen - Hungry Heart
- Air Supply - Every Woman In The World
- Barbra Streisand - Guilty
- Blondie - The Tide Is High
- Pat Benatar - Hit Me With Your Best Shot
- Heart - Tell It Like It Is
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kool & The Gang - Celebration
- Teddy Pendergrass - Love T.K.O.
- Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin')
- Cameo - Keep It Hot
- Aretha Franklin - United Together
- The Jacksons - Heartbreak Hotel
- Lakeside - Fantastic Voyage
- The Reddings - Remote Control
- Larry Graham - When We Get Married
- Parliament - Agony Of Defeet
Sport Games on December 28, 1980
- Houston Oilers - Oakland Raiders : 7 - 27
- Los Angeles Rams - Dallas Cowboys : 13 - 34
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 28, 1980?
On December 28, 1980 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is December 28, 1980?
On December 28, 1980 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on December 28, 1980?
On December 28, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 28, 1980?
On December 28, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 28, 1980?
On December 28, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 28, 1980?
On December 28, 1980 several famous people were born including, Vanessa Ferlito, Anna Trebunskaya, Lomana LuaLua.
Which famous people died on December 28, 1980?
Famous people died on December 28, 1980 include, Jersey calf that lived 222 days with an artificial heart.
What was the number one song in December 28, 1980?
The number one song in the week of December 28, 1980 was (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon in US and There's No One Quite Like Grandma by St Winifred's School Choir in UK.
What were the top hits on December 28, 1980?
The top hits on December 28, 1980 were (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon, More Than I Can Say by Leo Sayer, Love On The Rocks by Neil Diamond in US and There's No One Quite Like Grandma by St Winifred's School Choir, Super Trouper by Abba in UK.