Saturday June 28, 1980
US date format: 6/28/1980, UK date format: 28/6/1980
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 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 Johntá Austin and Andrea Verešová.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Coming Up by Paul McCartney.
My Bodyguard, directed by Tony Bill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Coming Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Castle or Galactic Empire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 28, 1980?
- Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
- Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
- National Handshake Day
- New York City transit fare rises from 50 cents to 60 cents
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 28, 1980?
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Top #11 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- Bette Midler - The Rose
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Bob Seger - Against The Wind
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- Robbie Dupree - Steal Away
- Ambrosia - Biggest Part Of Me
- Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)
- Michael Jackson - She's Out Of My Life
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Don McLean - Crying
- MASH - Theme From 'M*A*S*H' (Suicide is Painless)
- Lipps Inc - Funky Town
- Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway - Back Together Again
- Hot Chocolate - No Doubt About It
Top #9 R&B songs
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right)
- Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
- Stephanie Mills - Sweet Sensation
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Landlord
- Change - A Lover's Holiday
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- The Manhattans - Shining Star
- The Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time
- Larry Graham - One In A Million You
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on June 28, 1980?
On June 28, 1980 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is June 28, 1980?
On June 28, 1980 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on June 28, 1980?
On June 28, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 28, 1980?
On June 28, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on June 28, 1980?
On June 28, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on June 28, 1980?
On June 28, 1980 several famous people were born including, Johntá Austin, Andrea Verešová, Flavio Saretta.
Which famous people died on June 28, 1980?
Famous people died on June 28, 1980 include, Heal Gahagan Douglas, Herbie Faye, Yoshiro Irino.
What was the number one song in June 28, 1980?
The number one song in the week of June 28, 1980 was Coming Up by Paul McCartney in US and Crying by Don McLean in UK.
What were the top hits on June 28, 1980?
The top hits on June 28, 1980 were Coming Up by Paul McCartney, Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) by Paul McCartney, Funkytown by Lipps, Inc., The Rose by Bette Midler in US and Crying by Don McLean, Theme From 'M*A*S*H' (Suicide is Painless) by MASH in UK.