Monday September 01, 1980

US date format: 9/1/1980, UK date format: 1/9/1980

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 1, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Lætitia Dosch and Lara Pulver. 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. Ordinary People, directed by Robert Redford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Bellefleur by Joyce Carol Oates was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Magyar népmesék. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Warrior or Warlords.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
  • Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • Church of England - Saint Giles
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Events

  • Dutch embassy in Israel moves from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv
  • Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
  • Major General Chun Doo-hwan becomes president of South Korea, following the resignation of Choi Kyu-hah.
  • Terry Fox's Marathon of Hope ends in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

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Movies

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Ordinary People

Ordinary People

Directed by: Robert Redford

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch, Timothy Hutton

Country: United States of America

The Club

The Club

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Jack Thompson, Graham Kennedy, Frank Wilson, Harold Hopkins

Cheaper to Keep Her

Cheaper to Keep Her

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Mac Davis, Tovah Feldshuh, Bruce Flanders, Steven M. Gagnon

The Gods Must Be Crazy

The Gods Must Be Crazy

Directed by: Jamie Uys

Starring: N!xau, Marius Weyers, Sandra Prinsloo, Louw Verwey

Country: United States of America

The Unseen

The Unseen

Directed by: Danny Steinmann

Starring: Stephen Furst, Barbara Bach, Sydney Lassick, Lelia Goldoni

TV Series

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Magyar népmesék

Magyar népmesék

Starring: Gyula Szabó

Country: Hungary

Chin wong chi wong

Chin wong chi wong

Starring: Ga Yee Chan, Hing Yue Chang, Wong Chun, Ping Do

Country: Hong Kong

Matinee at the Bijou

Matinee at the Bijou

Yes You Can

Yes You Can

Starring: Tammy Bourne, Trevor Bruneau, Patrick Ford, Kevin Gillis

Country: Canada

The All-Night Show

The All-Night Show

Days to next September 01

If September 01, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Spike by Arnaud de Borchgrave and Robert Moss

The Spike

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The Spike

Kane & Abel by Jeffrey Archer

Kane & Abel

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William Lowell Kane and Abel Rosnovski, one the son of a Boston millionaire, the other a penniless Polish immigrant. Two men, born on the same day, on opposite sides of the

Bellefleur by Joyce Carol Oates

Bellefleur

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A wealthy and notorious clan, the Bellefleurs live in a region not unlike the Adirondacks, in an enormous mansion on the shores of mythic Lake Noir.

Sins Of The Fathers by Susan Howatch

Sins Of The Fathers

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"Full of fascinating dialogue, surprising twists of plot, and well-developed, memorable characters, a stunningly successful work of fiction."NASHVILLE BANNERThis is the tumultuous novel of men and women pitted against a world

The Origin by Irving Stone

The Origin

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From his 1831 voyage aboard the H.M.S. Beagle to his death in 1882, Charles Darwin experiences grueling sea passages, conducts demanding scientific research, and encounters opposition to his theory of evolution

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Galactic Attack

Galactic Attack

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Space combat simulation

Publisher: Siro-Tech Software (later renamed to Sir-Tech Software, Inc.)

Star Warrior

Star Warrior

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, TRS-80

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Epyx

Phoenix

Phoenix

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 800

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Centuri, Taito (Arcade) Atari (Atari 2600)

Warlords

Warlords

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Xbox Live Arcade

Publisher: Atari

Boxing

Boxing

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fighting, Sports

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 01, 1980?

On September 01, 1980 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is September 01, 1980?

On September 01, 1980 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 01, 1980?

On September 01, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 01, 1980?

On September 01, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on September 01, 1980?

On September 01, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 01, 1980?

On September 01, 1980 several famous people were born including, Lætitia Dosch, Sammy Adjei, Lara Pulver.

What was the number one song in September 01, 1980?

The number one song in the week of September 01, 1980 was Upside Down by Diana Ross in US and Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie in UK.

What were the top hits on September 01, 1980?

The top hits on September 01, 1980 were Upside Down by Diana Ross, Sailing by Christopher Cross, Emotional Rescue by The Rolling Stones in US and Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie, Start by The Jam, Ashes To Ashes by David Bowie in UK.


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