Thursday 28 February 1980
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Esquerdinha and Bada .
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen.
In UK Too Much Too Young (The Special AKA Live! EP) by The Specials was in the top 5 hits.
Bad Timing: A Sensual Obsession, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The New York Times 60-Minute Gourmet by Pierre Franey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Yes Minister.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragster or Navarone.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
- Esquerdinha: Brazilian footballer.
- Bada : South Korean singer and actress (S.
- Pascal Bosschaart: Dutch footballer.
- Lucian Bute: Romanian-born Canadian boxer.
- Glasner da Silva Albuquerque: Brazilian footballer.
- Piotr Giza: Polish footballer
- Christian Poulsen: Danish footballer
- Tayshaun Prince: American basketball player.
- The Well-Tuned Piano by La Monte Young premieres (takes 4 h 12 m)
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- Andalusia approves its statute of autonomy through a referendum.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Teri DeSario - Yes, I'm Ready
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Dan Fogelberg - Longer
- Andy Gibb - Desire
- Donna Summer - On The Radio
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
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