Sunday September 28, 1980
US date format: 9/28/1980, UK date format: 28/9/1980
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 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 Brigitta Callens and Ashlee Frazier.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Upside Down by Diana Ross.
In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits.
Private Benjamin, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Spike by Arnaud de Borchgrave and Robert Moss was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Big City Comedy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Monster (Videopac) or Terrorist.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 28, 1980?
- Feast day of the following RC Saints Leoba
- St. Wenceslas
- French Republican Calendar - Carotte (Carrot) Day, seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Taiwan - Teacher's Day (Confucius' birthday)
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- Charlie & Algernon closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 17 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 28, 1980?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
- Tom Browne - Funkin' For Jamaica (N.Y.)
- The O'Jays - Girl,don't Let It Get You Down
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- Michael Henderson - Wide Receiver (Part I)
- Queen With Wyclef Jean Featuring Pras And Free - Another One Bites The Dust
- Dynasty - I've Just Begun To Love You
- Cameo - Shake Your Pants
- Maze - Southern Girl
- LTD - Where Did We Go Wrong
Sport Games on September 28, 1980
- 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?