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Friday 4 July 1980, US Independence Day

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Max Elliott Slade and Kim Chapiron. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) by Paul McCartney. In UK Crying by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits. My Bodyguard, directed by Tony Bill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while The Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nobody's Perfect. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Monster (Videopac) or Skiing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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 30 days ?

My Bodyguard

Directed by: Tony Bill

Starring: Chris Makepeace, Adam Baldwin, Matt Dillon

Country: United States

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Used Cars

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Kurt Russell, Jack Warden, Gerrit Graham

Country: United States

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Airplane!

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen

Country: United States

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Maladolescenza

Directed by: Pier Giuseppe Murgia

Starring: Lara Wendel, Eva Ionesco, Martin Loeb

Country: United States

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Brubaker

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Robert Redford, Yaphet Kotto, Morgan Freeman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 July 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Filipino-American Friendship Day
  • In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
  • United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Nolan Ryan strikes out Ceasar Geronimo to record his 3000th career strike out.
  • Chad and Mali recognize the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).

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Books

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

The Ninja

By: Eric Van Lustbader

"Totally absorbing...as gripping a tale of hatred and revenge as you will read...It is superb."NEWS RECORDThis is the story of Nicholas Linnear, half-Caucasian, half-Oriental, a man caught between East and West,

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War Within And Without

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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No Love Lost

By: Helen Van Slyke

NO LOVE LOST is Helen Van Slyke at her best: a splendid family story spanning three generations of extraordinary and very different wives, written with Van Slyke’s keen understanding of the

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Doctor Fischer Of Geneva Or The Bomb Party

By: Graham Greene

Mr Jones, a quiet unprepossessing man who works as a translator in a Swiss chocolate factory, meets and falls in love with Anna-Luise, many years his junior and the daughter of

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Monster (Videopac)

Space Monster (Videopac)

Platform: Odyssey²/Videopac

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Philips

Sengoku Ninja Tai

Sengoku Ninja Tai

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data East

Skiing

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Activision

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Space Monster (Videopac)

Space Monster (Videopac)

Platform: Odyssey²/Videopac

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Philips

Windfall

Windfall

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Edu-Ware


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