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Monday 4 February 1980

1980-02-04

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Rock With You by Michael Jackson. In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits. Cruising, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Smiley'S People by John le Carré 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 months ?

Cruising

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, Karen Allen

Country: United States

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The Fog

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh

Country: United States

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American Gigolo

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: Richard Gere, Lauren Hutton, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States

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Caligula

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Peter O'Toole, Helen Mirren

Country: United States

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Scavenger Hunt

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Richard Benjamin, James Coco, Scatman Crothers

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

God's Wonderful Railway

Starring: Ralph Arliss, John Barrett, Dale Bayford, June Brown

Country: United Kingdom

Masterpiece Mystery

Starring: Vincent Price

Country: United States

The Voyage of Charles Darwin

Starring: Malcolm Stoddard, Andrew Burt, David Ashton, Peter Settelen

Country: United Kingdom

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One in a Million

Starring: Shirley Hemphill, Richard Paul, Carl Ballantine, Dorothy Fielding

Country: United States

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Livewire

Starring: Mark Cordray, Afrika Bambaataa, R.E.M., Rene Teboe

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 February 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
  • Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
  • Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
  • Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
  • Saint Gilbert (d. 1189)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Bani Sadr sworn in as Premier of Iran
  • Joanne Carner win LPGA Whirlpool Golf Championship of Deer Creek.
  • Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini names Abolhassan Banisadr as president of Iran.

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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 ?

Armor Attack

Platform: Arcade Game (original) Vectrex

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics Sega (Japan)

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Mission Asteroid

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

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Space Monster (Videopac)

Space Monster (Videopac)

Platform: Odyssey²/Videopac

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Philips

Tank Battalion

Platform: Arcade, MSX, VIC-20, X68000

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Namco

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Zeus World

Zeus World

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Donnoly


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