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Tuesday 1 April 1980

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bryan Buffinton in Ridgewood and Randy Orton. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd. In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits. The Changeling, directed by Peter Medak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Memories Of Another Day by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shadow Warriors. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dodge 'Em or Terrorist.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Fox

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Yes Minister

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Rumpole of the Bailey

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Voyage of Charles Darwin

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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One in a Million

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

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Changeling

Directed by: Peter Medak

Starring: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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When Time Ran Out...

Directed by: James Goldstone

Starring: Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bisset, William Holden

Country: United States

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Little Darlings

Directed by: Ronald F. Maxwell

Starring: Tatum O'Neal, Kristy McNichol, Armand Assante

Country: United States

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Coal Miner's Daughter

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, Levon Helm

Country: United States

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Mad Max

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 April 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
  • Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • New York City's Transport Works Union Local 100 goes on strike, which continues for 11 days.
  • Failed assassination attempt on Iraqi vice-premier Tariq Aziz.
  • The Mariel boatlift from Cuba to Florida begins.

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Books

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

Memories Of Another Day

By: Harold Robbins

“Robbins grabs the reader and doesn’t let go…” —Publishers Weekly “His characters are compelling, his dialogue is dramatic, and his style is simple and straightforward.”

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My Many Years

By: Arthur Rubinstein

Rubinstein's memoir is the continuation of his first earlier work which dealt with his childhood and early adult years. This work covers the year 1917 to 1980.

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Donahue

By: Phil Donahue

DJ price clipeed at flap. Creasing, small tears, and edge wear to DJ. Pages are clean. Binding is tight.

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Aunt Erma'S Cope Book

By: Erma Bombeck

"Her audience is everyone who has ever married, had children, gotten to middle age, owned a dog or a duck."DALLAS TIMES HERALDIn this book Erma comes out--out of the kitchen--with these

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Astro Invader

Platform: Arcade, Arcadia 2001

Genre: Retro, Fixed Shooter

Publisher: JP Konami; NA Stern Electronics

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Dodge 'Em

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Midway Campaign

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple II, Atari, Commodore 64, Commodore PET, TRS-80, VIC 20

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Microcomputer Games Inc

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Terrorist

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Edu-Ware

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Boxing

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fighting, Sports

Publisher: Activision

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