Friday 30 May 1980
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Steven Gerrard and Jena Lee (anchor).
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Funkytown by Lipps, Inc..
In UK What's Another Year by Johnny Logan was in the top 5 hits.
No Regrets for Our Youth, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Donahue by Phil Donahue was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Adventure Game.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Berzerk or Stratovox.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
What the sky looked like on 30 May 1980
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 30 May 1980 ?
- Saint Reinhilde
- Peru ? National Potato Day .
- United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
- Saint Ferdinand III
- Saint Gabinus
- Saint Jeanne d'Arc
- Trinidad and Tobago ? Indian Arrival Day(National Holiday).
- Steven Gerrard: Soccer Player.
- Jena Lee (anchor)
- Ilona Korstin: Russian basketball player.
- Ryōgo Narita: Japanese author.
- 1st papal visit to France since 1814
- Tiger reliever John Hiller, 37, (who had a 1971 heart attack), retires
- Twins Ken Landreaux ends his hitting streak after 31 games
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1980 ?
Top #11 songs in the USA
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- Blondie - Call Me
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up
- Paul McCartney - Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)
- Kenny Rogers - Don't Fall In Love With A Dreamer
- Dr. Hook - Sexy Eyes
- Ambrosia - Biggest Part Of Me
- The Brothers Johnson - Stomp!
- Linda Ronstadt - Hurt So Bad
- Bob Seger - Against The Wind
- Gary Numan - Cars
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jermaine Jackson - Let's Get Serious
- Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown
- Stephanie Mills - Sweet Sensation
- The Whispers - Lady
- The Manhattans - Shining Star
- Smokey Robinson - Let Me Be The Clock
- Gotta Get My Hands On Some (Money) - The Fatback Band
- The Isley Brothers - Don't Say Goodnight (It's Time For Love) (Parts 1 & 2)
- Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - Two Places At The Same Time
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Landlord
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?