Sunday July 06, 1980

US date format: 7/6/1980, UK date format: 6/7/1980

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see zodiac on July 6, 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 Pau Gasol and Leandro Rivera. 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. Honeysuckle Rose, directed by Jerry Schatzberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Nothing Down by Robert G. Allen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coming Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rogue or Mystery House.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
  • Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
  • Lithuania - Statehood Day.
  • Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
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Events

  • Amy Alcott wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
  • Steve Carlton (14-4) pitches most strikeouts by a lefty (2,836)

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Movies

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The Shining

The Shining

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Country: United States of America

Kagemusha

Kagemusha

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ken'ichi Hagiwara, Jinpachi Nezu

Country: United States of America

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway, John Candy

Country: United States of America

Breaker Morant

Breaker Morant

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, John Waters, Bryan Brown

Airplane!

Airplane!

Directed by: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker

Starring: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Coming Home

Coming Home

Directed by: Layne McDonald

The Adventure Game

The Adventure Game

Written by:

Starring: Chris Lever, Charmian Gradwell, Bill Homewood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Saan sui yau seung fung

Saan sui yau seung fung

Señorita Andrea

Señorita Andrea

Starring: Ignacio Quirós, Darío Grandinetti

Country: Argentina

Heut' abend

Heut' abend

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Nothing Down by Robert G. Allen

Nothing Down

By:

With more than a million copies in print, Robert Allen's Nothing Down for the '90s has probably helped more people achieve success in real estate than any book in history.

Doctor Fischer Of Geneva Or The Bomb Party by Graham Greene

Doctor Fischer Of Geneva Or The Bomb Party

By:

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

Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz

Princess Daisy

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She was born Princess Marguerite Alexandrovna Valensky. But everyone called her Daisy. She was a blonde beauty living in a world of aristocrats and countless wealthy. Her father was a prince, a Russian nobleman.

The Real War by Richard Nixon

The Real War

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The Real War

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Phoenix

Phoenix

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 800

Genre: Shoot 'em up

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

Rogue

Rogue

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, TRS-80 CoCo, Unix, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Roguelike

Mystery House

Mystery House

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

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: On-Line Systems

SOS

SOS

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Namco

Sea Duel

Sea Duel

Platform: Microvision

Genre: Turn-based Strategy

Publisher: Milton Bradley

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 06, 1980?

On July 06, 1980 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is July 06, 1980?

On July 06, 1980 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 06, 1980?

On July 06, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 06, 1980?

On July 06, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 06, 1980?

On July 06, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 06, 1980?

On July 06, 1980 several famous people were born including, Pau Gasol, Leandro Rivera, Eva Green.

Which famous people died on July 06, 1980?

Famous people died on July 06, 1980 include, Gail Patrick.

What was the number one song in July 06, 1980?

The number one song in the week of July 06, 1980 was Coming Up by Paul McCartney in US and Crying by Don McLean in UK.

What were the top hits on July 06, 1980?

The top hits on July 06, 1980 were Coming Up by Paul McCartney, Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) by Paul McCartney, Funkytown by Lipps, Inc. in US and Crying by Don McLean, Theme From 'M*A*S*H' (Suicide is Painless) by MASH, Funky Town by Lipps Inc in UK.