Tuesday April 29, 1980
US date format: 4/29/1980, UK date format: 29/4/1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 29, 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 Kian Egan and Luciano Milo.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie.
In UK Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners was in the top 5 hits.
Breaker Morant, directed by Bruce Beresford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Anatomy Of An Illness by Norman Cousins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Stockard Channing Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Warrior or Eamon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 29, 1980?
- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 29, 1980?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Isley Brothers - Don't Say Goodnight (It's Time For Love) (Parts 1 & 2)
- Leon Haywood - Don't Push It Don't Force It
- The Whispers - Lady
- The Brothers Johnson - Stomp
- Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
- Smokey Robinson - Let Me Be The Clock
- Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - Two Places At The Same Time
- The Gap Band - I Don't Believe You Want To Get Up An Dance (Oops!)
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- ConFunkShun - Got To Be Enough
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on April 29, 1980?
On April 29, 1980 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is April 29, 1980?
On April 29, 1980 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on April 29, 1980?
On April 29, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 29, 1980?
On April 29, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on April 29, 1980?
On April 29, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 29, 1980?
On April 29, 1980 several famous people were born including, Kian Egan, Mathieu Biron, Luciano Milo.
Which famous people died on April 29, 1980?
Famous people died on April 29, 1980 include, Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, Alfred Hitchcock.
What was the number one song in April 29, 1980?
The number one song in the week of April 29, 1980 was Call Me by Blondie in US and Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners in UK.
What were the top hits on April 29, 1980?
The top hits on April 29, 1980 were Call Me by Blondie, Ride Like The Wind by Christopher Cross, Lost In Love by Air Supply in US and Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners, Dance Yourself Dizzy by Liquid Gold in UK.