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Tuesday 5 February 1980

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robin Vik and Prince Peter. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Rock With You by Michael Jackson. In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits. Cruising, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Smiley'S People by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rumpole of the Bailey. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Golf or Sea Battle.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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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God's Wonderful Railway

Starring: Ralph Arliss, John Barrett, Dale Bayford, June Brown

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Masterpiece Mystery

Starring: Vincent Price

Country: United States

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 ?

Cruising

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, Karen Allen

Country: United States

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The Fog

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh

Country: United States

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American Gigolo

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: Richard Gere, Lauren Hutton, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States

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Caligula

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Peter O'Toole, Helen Mirren

Country: United States

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Scavenger Hunt

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Richard Benjamin, James Coco, Scatman Crothers

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 February 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf
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Facts:
  • 32nd NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 6-3 at Detroit.
  • Egyptian parliament votes to end boycott of Israel.

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Books

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

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, is now available.Tell

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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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Restoring The American Dream

By: Robert J. Ringer

Restoring the American Dream

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Triple

By: Ken Follett

A New York Times bestselling novel of international suspense and terror from the author of The Pillars of the Earth, World Without End, and A Column of Fire As Egypt comes closer and closer to developing a nuclear bomb, the ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Computer Bismarck

Computer Bismarck

Platform: Apple II and TRS-80[1]

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Carnival

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

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Sega Gremlin Industries

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Golf

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

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Sea Battle

Platform: Intellivision, Xbox 360, Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Mattel

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Star Warrior

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

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Epyx

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