Sunday October 05, 1980

US date format: 10/5/1980, UK date format: 5/10/1980

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 5, 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 Pascal Papé and Paul Thomas. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Another One Bites The Dust by Queen. In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits. Dostana, directed by Raj Khosla, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while The Sky'S The Limit by Wayne Dyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Big City Comedy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Windfall or Network.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Formal opening of meditation hall of Zenshin Temple in Riverdale Bronx
  • Kathy Whitworth / Donna Caponi Young win Portland Ping Team Golf Champ
  • Yanks set AL attendance mark at 2,627,417
  • El Asnam, Algeria is destroyed by an earthquake, which claims more than 2,600 lives. After the quake, El Asnam is rebuilt and changes its name to the city of Chlef.

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Movies

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Dostana

Dostana

Directed by: Raj Khosla

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Shatrughan Sinha, Zeenat Aman, Prem Chopra

Times Square

Times Square

Directed by: Allan Moyle

Starring: Tim Curry, Trini Alvarado, Robin Johnson, Peter Coffield

Foolin' Around

Foolin' Around

Directed by: Richard T. Heffron

Starring: Gary Busey, Annette O'Toole, John Calvin, Eddie Albert

Private Benjamin

Private Benjamin

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Eileen Brennan, Armand Assante, Robert Webber

The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on October 05, 1980

Sport Games on October 05, 1980


NFL

American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Miami Dolphins : 30 - 17
  • Buffalo Bills - San Diego Chargers : 26 - 24
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Green Bay Packers : 9 - 14
  • Denver Broncos - Cleveland Browns : 19 - 16
  • Detroit Lions - Atlanta Falcons : 28 - 43
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Big City Comedy

Big City Comedy

Forgive Our Foolish Ways

Forgive Our Foolish Ways

Ashita no Jô 2

Ashita no Jô 2

Bizarre

Bizarre

The Amazing Adventures of Morph

The Amazing Adventures of Morph

Days to next October 05

If October 05, 1980 is your birthday you're 39 years, 11 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Sky'S The Limit by Wayne Dyer

The Sky'S The Limit

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Are you ready to take charge of your life and become a NO LIMIT person? This book contains the things you need to know to reach your maximum potential.

Loon Lake by E.L. Doctorow

Loon Lake

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The hero of this dazzling novel by American master E. L. Doctorow is Joe, a young man on the run in the depths of the Great Depression.

How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate by Albert J. Lowry

How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate

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How You Can Become Financially Independent by Investing in Real Estate , covers the latest tax laws, and shows how you can realize greater profits than ever before-even.

Goodbye, Darkness by William Manchester

Goodbye, Darkness

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The nightmares began for William Manchester 23 years after WW II. In his dreams he lived with the recurring image of a battle-weary youth (himself), "angrily demanding to know what had

Random Winds by Belva Plain

Random Winds

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From a quiet turn-of-the-century village in upstate New York to war-torn London, from the bedsides of the rural poor to the life-and-death urgency of a great New York City hospital, this is a powerful epic

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Computer Conflict

Computer Conflict

Platform: Apple II series

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Windfall

Windfall

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Edu-Ware

Network

Network

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Edu-Ware

Dragster

Dragster

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Drag racing

Publisher: Activision

SOS

SOS

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Namco


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