Wednesday 30 July 1980
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include April Bowlby and Sara Anzanello.
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.
Those Lips, Those Eyes, directed by Michael Pressman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Solo by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Coming Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spectar or B-1 Nuclear Bomber.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 30 July 1980
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 30 July 1980 ?
- Vanuatu - Independence Day
- St. Julitta (a martyr)
- St. Sennen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon
- April Bowlby: TV Actress.
- Sara Anzanello: Italian volleyball player.
- Chuck Thomas: British TV producer and presenter.
- Justin Rose: South African-English golfer.
- Houston Astro pitcher J R Richard suffers a stroke
- Vanuatu (New Hebrides) gains independence from Britain and France
- Vanuatu gains independence.
- Representative Ron Paul of Texas introduces "Monetary Freedom Act" in House of Representatives to "repeal the privilege of banks to create money".
- Israel's Knesset passes the Jerusalem Law
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1980 ?
Top #11 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
- Christopher Cross - Sailing
Top #10 R&B songs
- Larry Graham - One In A Million You
- The S.O.S. Band - Take Your Time (Do It Right)
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- The Fatback Band - Backstrokin'
- The Spinners - Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Landlord
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
- Stacy Lattisaw - Dynamite
- Commodores - Old Fashion Love
- Kurtis Blow - The Breaks (Part 1)
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?