Wednesday April 30, 1980
US date format: 4/30/1980, UK date format: 30/4/1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 30, 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 Sam Heughan and Luis Scola.
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 Odyssey: The Compleat Apventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 30, 1980?
- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
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- Barnum opens at St. James Theater NYC for 854 performances
- Beatrix, Wilhelmina Armgard, crowned Queen of the Netherlands
- Juliana, Queen of the Netherlands, abdicates
- Terrorists seize Iranian Embassy in London
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 30, 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 30, 1980?
On April 30, 1980 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is April 30, 1980?
On April 30, 1980 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on April 30, 1980?
On April 30, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 30, 1980?
On April 30, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on April 30, 1980?
On April 30, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 30, 1980?
On April 30, 1980 several famous people were born including, Sam Heughan, Luis Scola, Keralis .
Which famous people died on April 30, 1980?
Famous people died on April 30, 1980 include, Mary McCarty, Luis Munoz Marin.
What was the number one song in April 30, 1980?
The number one song in the week of April 30, 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 30, 1980?
The top hits on April 30, 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.