Tuesday January 29, 1980
US date format: 1/29/1980, UK date format: 29/1/1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Katie Lohmann and Jason James Richter.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Rock With You by Michael Jackson.
In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits.
Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears, directed by Vladimir Menshov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Windsor Story by J. Bryan III and Charles J.V. Murphy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Anna.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Balloon or Star Castle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 29, 1980?
- 6 Iranian held US hostages escape with help of Canadians
- Cleveland Cavaliers beat Los Angeles Lakers 154-153 in quadruple overtime.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 29, 1980?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Captain and Tennille - Do That To Me One More Time
- Kenny Rogers - Coward Of The County
- Smokey Robinson - Cruisin'
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Rupert Holmes - Escape (The Pina Colada Song)
- Fleetwood Mac - Sara
- Eagles - The Long Run
- Teri DeSario - Yes, I'm Ready
- Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Don't Do Me Like That
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Michael Jackson - Rock With You
- Shalamar - The Second Time Around
- Twennynine Featuring Lenny White - Peanut Butter
- The O'Jays - Forever Mine
- Rufus And Chaka Khan - Do You Love What You Feel
- Narada Michael Walden - I Shoulda Loved Ya
- Patrice Rushen - Haven't You Heard
- Ray, Goodman & Brown - Special Lady
- Slave - Just A Touch Of Love
- The Gap Band - Steppin' (Out)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 29If January 29, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 8 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 29, 1980?
On January 29, 1980 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is January 29, 1980?
On January 29, 1980 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on January 29, 1980?
On January 29, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 29, 1980?
On January 29, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on January 29, 1980?
On January 29, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 29, 1980?
On January 29, 1980 several famous people were born including, Katie Lohmann, Jason James Richter, Yael Bar Zohar.
Which famous people died on January 29, 1980?
Famous people died on January 29, 1980 include, Antonio Molina, Jimmy Durante.
What was the number one song in January 29, 1980?
The number one song in the week of January 29, 1980 was Rock With You by Michael Jackson in US and Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders in UK.
What were the top hits on January 29, 1980?
The top hits on January 29, 1980 were Rock With You by Michael Jackson, Do That To Me One More Time by Captain and Tennille, Coward Of The County by Kenny Rogers in US and Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders, Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd, With You I'm Born Again by Billy Preston & Syreeta in UK.