Tuesday 30 September 1980
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Martina Hingis and Milagros Sequera.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Another One Bites The Dust by Queen.
In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits.
Somewhere in Time, directed by Jeannot Szwarc, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while Goodbye, Darkness by William Manchester was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Home Sweet Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Akalabeth: World of Doom or Targ.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 30 September 1980 ?
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Agricultural Reform (Nationalization) Day
- September 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Translation Day
- Botswana - Independence Day (1966)
- RC Saints - Saint Jerome
- French Republican Calendar - Panais (Parsnip) Day, ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Martina Hingis: Kosice, Slovakia -- Tennis star (1997 Aust / US / Wimb).
- Milagros Sequera: Venezuelan tennis player.
- Camilla D'Errico: Canadian comic book artist and painter.
- Simon Little: English bass player (The Divine Comedy).
- Shelley Olds: American cyclist.
- Digital Equipment Corporation, Intel and Xerox introduce the DIX standard for Ethernet, which is the first implementation outside of Xerox, and the first to support 10 Mbit/s speeds.
- Iran rejects a truce call from Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.
- 1,754 turn out to see the Philadelphia Phillies play the New York Mets at Shea Stadium.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
- Air Supply - All Out Of Love
- Diana Ross - Upside Down
- George Benson - Give Me The Night
- Eddie Rabbitt - Drivin' My Life Away
- Paul Simon - Late In The Evening
- Barbra Streisand - Woman In Love
- Kenny Loggins - I'm Alright
- Johnny Lee - Lookin' For Love
- Olivia Newton-John - Xanadu
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?