Sunday 29 June 1980
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mel Peachey and Katherine Jenkins.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) by Paul McCartney.
In UK Crying by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits.
Airplane!, directed by Jim Abrahams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Nobody's Perfect.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dogfight or Zeus World.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 June 1980 ?
- The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
- Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
- Seychelles - Independence Day.
- Mel Peachey: British television personality.
- Katherine Jenkins: Welsh mezzo soprano.
- Charlamagne God: Radio Host.
- Melissa Peachey: English television host.
- Martin Truex: Jr; American race car driver.
- Sweeney Todd closes at Uris Theater NYC after 557 performances
- Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Golf Tournament
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- Bette Midler - The Rose
- Billy Joel - It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
- Bob Seger - Against The Wind
- Elton John - Little Jeannie
- Robbie Dupree - Steal Away
- Ambrosia - Biggest Part Of Me
- Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)
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