Major Events of 1980

Sports
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Philadelphia 76ers Series: 4-2
NCAA Football: Georgia Record: 12-0-0
Heisman Trophy: George Rogers, south carolina, RB points: 1,128
Stanley Cup: New York Islanders vs. Philadelphia Flyers Series: 4-2
Super Bowl XIV: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. LA Rams Score: 31-19
US Open Golf: Jack Nicklaus Score: 272 Course: Baltusrol GC Location: Springfield, NJ
World Series: Philadelphia Phillies vs. Kansas City Royals Series: 4-2

 


Popular Music
1."Please Don't Go" ... KC & the Sunshine Band
2."Rock With You" ... Michael Jackson
3."Do That to Me One More Time" ... The Captain and Tennille
4."Crazy Little Thing Called Love" ... Queen
5."Another Brick in the Wall" ... Pink Floyd
6."Call Me" ... Blondie
7."Funkytown" ... Lipps, Inc.
8."Coming Up" ... Paul McCartney
9."It's Still Rock and Roll to Me" ... Billy Joel
10."Magic" ... Christopher Cross

Popular Movies
1. Airplane
2. All That Jazz
3. The Black Stallion
4. The Blue Lagoon
5. The Blues Brothers
6. Brubaker
7. Caddyshack
8. Chapter Two
9. Cheech and Chong's Next Movie
10. Coal Miner's Daughter

 Most Popular Books

Fiction
1. "The Covenant" by James Michener
2. "The Bourne Identity" by Robert Ludlum
3. "Rage of Angels" by Sidney Sheldon
4. "Princess Daisy" by Judith Krantz
5. "Firestarter" by Stephen King

Nonfiction
1. "Crisis Investing" by Douglas Casey
2. "Cosmos" by Carl Sagan;
3. "Free to Choose" by Milton & Rose Friedman
4. "Anatomy of an Illness" by Norman Cousins
5. "Thy Neighbor's Wife" by Gay Talesee Pritiken Program for Diet and Exercise by Nathan Pritiken

Most Popular Television Shows
1. Dallas (CBS)
2. The Dukes of Hazzard (CBS)
3. 60 Minutes (CBS)
4. M*A*S*H (CBS)
5. The Love Boat (ABC)
6. The Jeffersons (CBS)
7. Alice (CBS)
8. House Calls (CBS)
9. Three's Company (ABC)
10. Little House on the Prairie (NBC)

Academy Awards
Best Picture: "Ordinary People"
Best Director: Robert Redford ... "Ordinary People"
Best Actor: Robert DeNiro ... "Raging Bull"
Best Actress: Sissy Spacek ... "Coal Miner's Daughter"

Grammy Awards
Record of the Year: "Sailing" ... Christopher Cross
Best Song; "Sailing" ... Christopher Cross
Best Album: Christopher Cross ... "Christopher Cross"
Male Vocalist: Kenny Loggins ... "This Is It"
Female Vocalist: Bette Midler ... "The Rose"