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Sunday 7 September 1980

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Saïd Kouachi and Emre Belözoğlu. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Upside Down by Diana Ross. In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits. Smokey and the Bandit II, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Rage Of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mysterious World. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Fighter or Odyssey: The Compleat Apventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Smokey and the Bandit II

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed

Country: United States

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The Octagon

Directed by: Eric Karson

Starring: Chuck Norris, Karen Carlson, Lee Van Cleef

Country: United States

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Xanadu

Directed by: Robert Greenwald

Starring: Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly, Michael Beck

Country: United States

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Father Sergius

Directed by: Yakov Protazanov

Starring: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Olga Kondorova, V. Dzheneyeva

Country: United States

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The Final Countdown

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Mysterious World

Starring: Arthur C. Clarke, Gordon Honeycombe, Remy Van Lierde

Country: United Kingdom

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Nobody's Perfect

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

Country: United States

Vakáción a Mézga-család

Starring: Endre Harkányi, Ilona Györi, Margit Földessy, Péter Geszti

Country: Hungary

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The Adventure Game

Written by: Patrick Dowling

Starring: Chris Lever, Charmian Gradwell, Bill Homewood

Country: United Kingdom

Señorita Andrea

Starring: Ignacio Quirós, Darío Grandinetti

Country: Argentina

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 September 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see September 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Brazil - Independence day (from Portugal, 1822)
  • Mozambique - Victory Day
  • RC Saints - Saint Regina; Saint Evurtius (Heortius), St. Cloud (Clodoald)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Saïd Kouachi: French Islamist terrorist, participating in the attack against the French journal Charlie Hebdo of 7 January 2014, together with his brother Chérif Kouachi.
  • Emre Belözoğlu: Turkish footballer.
  • Sara Carrigan: Australian cyclist.
  • Serhiy Chopyk: Ukrainian footballer.
  • Nigar Jamal: Azerbaijani singer (Ell & Nikki).
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Facts:
  • 32nd Emmy Awards: Taxi, Lou Grant, Ed Asner and Barbara Bel Geddes
  • Cape Verde adopts its constitution
  • John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg stage one of the greatest US Open finals as 21 year old McEnroe fends off Borg to win his 2nd straight title
  • Oakland Athletics pitch record 78th complete game of season
  • Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Barth Golf Classic

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1980?

  • Life: Long Hot Summer Sunset
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Poland's Workers -- Sep. 1, 1980
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8708

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

From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; Our Kind of Traitor; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, will be available from ...

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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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Astro Fighter

Astro Fighter

Platform: Arcade Game, Microtan 65

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP Data East; NA Gremlin/Sega

Carnival

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, ColecoVision, Intellivision, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Sega Gremlin Industries

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Dragster

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Drag racing

Publisher: Activision

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Odyssey: The Compleat Apventure

Odyssey: The Compleat Apventure

Platform: Apple ][

Genre: RPG

Publisher: Synergistic Software

Sengoku Ninja Tai

Sengoku Ninja Tai

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data East


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