Sunday September 28, 1980

US date format: 9/28/1980, UK date format: 28/9/1980

The day of the week was Sunday, under the astrological sign of Libra (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on September 28, 1980).

Famous birthdays on this day include Brigitta Callens and Ashlee Frazier.

The number one song in US was Upside Down by Diana Ross. Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was #1 song in the UK.

Private Benjamin, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1980 while Sins Of The Fathers by Susan Howatch was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Big City Comedy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Zap or Moon Cresta.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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September 28, 1980 Events

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Historical Events

  • Charlie & Algernon closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • Jerilyn Britz wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic
  • Jaromir Wagner is first to fly the Atlantic standing on the wing.

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Movies

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Private Benjamin

Private Benjamin

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Eileen Brennan, Armand Assante, Robert Webber

Action

Action

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Luc Merenda, Adriana Asti, Susanna Javicoli, Paola Senatore

Country: Italy

Cannibal Holocaust

Cannibal Holocaust

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Ruggero Deodato

Starring: Luca Barbareschi, Francesca Ciardi, Paolo Paoloni, Robert Kerman, Salvatore Basile

Country: Italy

Babylon

Babylon

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Franco Rosso

Starring: Trevor Laird, Karl Howman, Ann Duncan, Brian Bovell, Brinsley Forde, Beverley Michaels, David N. Haynes, Beverley Dublin, Victor Romero Evans, Archie Pool

Country: Italy

Contamination

Contamination

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Luigi Cozzi

Starring: Carlo Monni, Gisela Hahn, Marino Masé, Carlo De Mejo, Ian McCulloch, Siegfried Rauch, Louise Marleau

Country: Italy

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Upside Downyoutube
  2. - All Out Of Love
  3. - Another One Bites The Dust
  4. - Give Me The Night
  5. - Lookin' For Love

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Feels Like I'm In Love
  2. - One Day I'll Fly Away
  3. - Start
  4. - Ashes To Ashes
  5. - Don't Stand So Close To Me

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Give Me The Night
  2. - Funkin' For Jamaica (N.Y.)
  3. - Girl,don't Let It Get You Down
  4. - Upside Downyoutube
  5. - Wide Receiver (Part I)
Sport Games on September 28, 1980

Sport Games on September 28, 1980


NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - San Francisco 49ers : 20 - 17
  • Chicago Bears - Pittsburgh Steelers : 3 - 38
  • Cleveland Browns - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 34 - 27
  • Dallas Cowboys - Green Bay Packers : 28 - 7
  • Houston Oilers - Cincinnati Bengals : 13 - 10
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TV Series

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Big City Comedy

Big City Comedy

Release year: 1980

Ekkusu bonbâ

Ekkusu bonbâ

Release year: 1980

Starring: Toshio Furukawa, Jay Benedict, Mikio Terashima, Peter Marinker

Country: Japan

Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

Release year: 1980

Written by:

Starring: John Bluthal, Arianthe Galani, Miles Buchanan, Christopher Bell

Country: Australia

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Sins Of The Fathers by Susan Howatch

Sins Of The Fathers

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"Full with fascinating dialogue, unexpected twists of plot and well-developed characters, this is a brilliant work of fiction. "NASHVILLE BANNERThis novel is a tumultuous tale of men and women battling it out against a hostile world.

Firestarter by Stephen King

Firestarter

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Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic "terrifying...gripping" (Miami Herald) #1 New York Times bestseller--"his highest farenheit reading yet" (Time)!Andy McGee and Vicky Tomlinson were once college students looking to make some extra cash, volunteering as test subjects for an …

Men In Love by Nancy Friday

Men In Love

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Men in Love is an extraordinary, masculine story that reveals the truth about what it means to be male in modern America.

The Origin by Irving Stone

The Origin

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His 1831 voyage aboard H.M.S. From his 1831 voyage aboard the H.M.S. Beagle, to his death in 1882. Charles Darwin encounters opposition and endures grueling sea journeys.

Random Winds by Belva Plain

Random Winds

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This is a powerful epic that takes you from a small village in New York at the turn of the century to war-torn London. From the bedsides of the rural poor, to the urgent need for a New York City …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Space Zap

Space Zap

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade, action

Publisher: Bally Midway

Moon Cresta

Moon Cresta

Platform: Arcade (original) ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, BBC Micro, Amstrad CPC, Dragon 32, Sharp X68000, SNES, PS2, Virtual Console, PS4

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Nichibutsu, Taito, Sega-Gremlin, Centuri, HAMSTER Corporation

Space Panic

Space Panic

Platform: Arcade ColecoVision

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Universal Entertainment Corporation

Sea Battle

Sea Battle

Platform: Intellivision, Xbox 360, Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Mattel

B-1 Nuclear Bomber

B-1 Nuclear Bomber

Platform: Apple II, VIC-20, Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit, DOS, TRS-80, CP/M, Texas Instruments TI-99/4A

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Avalon Hill

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 28, 1980?

On September 28, 1980 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is September 28, 1980?

On September 28, 1980 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on September 28, 1980?

On September 28, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 28, 1980?

On September 28, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on September 28, 1980?

On September 28, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 28, 1980?

On September 28, 1980 several famous people were born including, Brigitta Callens, Ashlee Frazier, Marlon Parmer.

What was the number one song in September 28, 1980?

The number one song in the week of September 28, 1980 was Upside Down by Diana Ross in US and Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie in UK.

What were the top hits on September 28, 1980?

The top hits on September 28, 1980 were Upside Down by Diana Ross, All Out Of Love by Air Supply, Another One Bites The Dust by Queen in US and Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie, One Day I'll Fly Away by Randy Crawford, Start by The Jam in UK.