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Tuesday 1 July 1980

1980-07-01

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) by Paul McCartney. In UK Crying by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits. Airplane!, directed by Jim Abrahams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Airplane!

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen

Country: United States

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Maladolescenza

Directed by: Pier Giuseppe Murgia

Starring: Lara Wendel, Eva Ionesco, Martin Loeb

Country: United States

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Brubaker

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Robert Redford, Yaphet Kotto, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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The Blue Lagoon

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Brooke Shields, Christopher Atkins, Leo McKern

Country: United States

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The Blues Brothers

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Nobody's Perfect

Starring: Ron Moody, Cassie Yates, Michael Durrell, Victor Brandt

Country: United States

The Adventure Game

Written by: Patrick Dowling

Starring: Chris Lever, Charmian Gradwell, Bill Homewood

Country: United Kingdom

Fox

Starring: Bernard Hill, Derrick O'Connor, Larry Lamb, Ray Winstone

Country: United Kingdom

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Yes Minister

Starring: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott

Country: United Kingdom

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Rumpole of the Bailey

Starring: Leo McKern, Jonathan Coy, Julian Curry, Marion Mathie

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Facts:
  • Steve Overt runs world record 3:48.8 mile in Oslo, Norway.
  • O Canada officially becomes the national anthem of Canada.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Jailbird

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Jailbird takes us into a fractured and comic, pure Vonnegut world of high crimes and misdemeanors in government—and in the heart. This wry tale follows bumbling bureaucrat Walter F.

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Triple

By: Ken Follett

A New York Times bestselling novel of international suspense and terror from the author of Edge of Eternity and Eye of the Needle. As Egypt comes closer and closer to developing a nuclear bomb, the Mossad’s number one Israeli agent ...

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Smiley'S People

By: John le Carré

Featuring George Smiley, the third and final installment in the Karla Trilogy, from the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series ...

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The Establishment

By: Howard Fast

She'll stand up for her family, no matter the cost Former socialite Barbara Lavette is unconcerned about the gossip that surrounds her new marriage. However, her husband Bernie, a poor mechanic whom she met in the midst of World War ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

B-1 Nuclear Bomber

B-1 Nuclear Bomber

Platform: Apple II, VIC-20, Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit, DOS, TRS-80, CP/M, Texas Instruments TI-99/4A

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Avalon Hill

Computer Bismarck

Computer Bismarck

Platform: Apple II and TRS-80[1]

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Odyssey: The Compleat Apventure

Odyssey: The Compleat Apventure

Platform: Apple ][

Genre: RPG

Publisher: Synergistic Software

Skiing

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Activision

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Time Traveler

Platform: TRS-80[citation needed], Apple II, Commodore PET

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