- Gary Numan begins Teletour.
Top of the Pops
Presented by DLT with Kevin Keegan. Not a great TOTP. Among the most notable acts were two 'new mod' groups book-ending the show. Read my review on TOTP 80.
- (45) SECRET AFFAIR – Sound Of Confusion
- (3) KELLY MARIE – Feels Like I’m In Love
- (22) NICK STRAKER BAND – A Walk In The Park
- (5) HAZEL O’CONNOR – Eighth Day (repeat)
- (20) BILLY JOEL – It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me (danced to by Legs & Co)
- (10) Cliff Richard – Dreamin’
- (13) Sheena Easton – Modern Girl (repeat)
- (27) The Beat – Best Friend (video)
- (26) RANDY CRAWFORD – One Day I’ll Fly Away
- (1) The Jam – Start (video)
- (12) THE CLASH – Bankrobber (crowd dancing) (and credits)
Issue: September 4-17 1980 - Ian Dury cover 
Independent Bitz: Orange Juice, Josef K, Swell Maps.
Singles reviews: Generals and Majors, Are Everything,
Album reviews: The Affectionate Punch
Lyrics: Circus Games, Biko,
Centrefold: Dexy's Midnight Runners
Gigz: Gary Numan
Adverts: Numan Telekon album and Teletour 80 dates (pic. right).