Tuesday 29 July 1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Rachel Miner and Fernando González.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra was in the top 5 hits.
The Final Countdown, directed by Don Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Solo by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galactic Attack or Musician.
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Which were the important events of 29 July 1980 ?
- Rachel Miner: American actress born with a family pedigree in the theater arts.
- Fernando González: Chilean tennis player.
- Ryan Braun: Canadian-born American baseball player.
- Ben Koller: American drummer (Converge United Nations and All Pigs Must Die).
- Jan Tausinger: Composer, dies at 58.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Olivia Newton-John - Magic
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)
- The Manhattans - Shining Star
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right) Part 1
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Rocky Burnette - Tired Of Toein' The Line
- The Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue
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