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Wednesday 3 December 1980

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anna Chlumsky in Chicago and Zlata Filipovic. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers. In UK The Tide Is High by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Flash Gordon, directed by Mike Hodges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Firestarter by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Velo misto. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mystery House or Time Traveler.
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 ?

Velo misto

Starring: Boris Dvornik, Zdravka Krstulovic, Mustafa Nadarevic, Spiro Guberina

Ireland: A Television History

Starring: Robert Kee

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Le temps d'une paix

Starring: Nicole Leblanc, Katerine Mousseau, Yvon Dufour, Pierre Dufresne

Country: Canada

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Great Railway Journeys of the World

Starring: Ludovic Kennedy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ekkusu bonbâ

Starring: Toshio Furukawa, Jay Benedict, Mikio Terashima, Peter Marinker

Country: Japan

Movies

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

Flash Gordon

Directed by: Mike Hodges

Starring: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Max von Sydow

Country: United States

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Heaven's Gate

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt

Country: United States

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Raging Bull

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci

Country: United States

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Oh, God! Book II

Directed by: Gilbert Cates

Starring: George Burns, Suzanne Pleshette, David Birney

Country: United States

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Somewhere in Time

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 December 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • International Day of Disabled Persons - [1]
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Francis Xavier; also Saint Birinus
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Facts:
  • New York Federal jury finds Reps Thompson D-New Jersey and Murphy, D-NY, guilty

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Children With Cancer
  • Time: Morning TV hosts (L-R) Jane Pauley, Gene Shalit, Willard Scott, Tom Brokaw, David Hartman, Charles K
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8721

Books

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

Firestarter

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic “terrifying…gripping” (Miami Herald) #1 New York Times bestseller—“his highest farenheit reading yet” (Time)!Andy McGee and Vicky Tomlinson were once college students looking to make some extra cash, volunteering as test subjects for an ...

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Unfinished Tales

By: J.R.R. Tolkien

“The tone is heroic, both the heroes and the villains greater than life-size.” — New York Times Book Review Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth concentrates on the lands

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The Hidden Target

By: Helen MacInnes

For Nina O’Connell, a trip round the world was the holiday of a lifetime. Travelling in a group led by the attractive James Kiley and his friend Tony Shawfield, she is

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Rage of Angels

By: Sidney Sheldon

A memorable, mesmerizing heroineJennifer -- brilliant, beautiful, an attorney on the way up until the Mafia's schemes win her the hatred of an implacable enemy -- and a love more destructive than hate.A

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Fishing Derby

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (fishing)

Publisher: Activision

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King & Balloon

King & Balloon

Platform: Arcade, MSX

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA GamePlan

Targ

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

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Mystery House

Platform: Apple II, PC-6001, PC-8801 iOS, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: On-Line Systems

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Time Traveler

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

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