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Monday 6 October 1980

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Abdoulaye Meite and Arnaud Coyot. 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. Somewhere in Time, directed by Jeannot Szwarc, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Sins Of The Fathers by Susan Howatch was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ekkusu bonbâ. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galactic Empire or Space Firebird.
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TV Series

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Ekkusu bonbâ

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

Country: Japan

Home Sweet Home

Written by: Vince Powell

Starring: John Bluthal, Arianthe Galani, Miles Buchanan, Christopher Bell

Country: Australia

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Up and Coming

Starring: Yule Caise, Cooper Chow, Robert DoQui, Gift Harris

Country: United States

Bric-A-Brac

Starring: Brian Cant

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Yes You Can

Starring: Tammy Bourne, Trevor Bruneau, Patrick Ford, Kevin Gillis

Country: Canada

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Elephant Man

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft

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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Kagemusha

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

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

Country: United States

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Stardust Memories

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Charlotte Rampling, Jessica Harper

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 October 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jean Robic: French champion cyclist, winner of the Tour de France in 1947.
  • Hattie Jacques: Actress (Make Mine Mink), dies at 56.
  • Ray Walker: American singer (The Jordanaires).
Facts:
  • Guyana adopts constitution
  • John Lydon sentenced to 3 months on assault charges

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Sport Games on 6 October 1980

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  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Chicago Bears : 0 - 23
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Iran-Iraq War -- Oct. 6, 1980
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8713
  • Life: Chinese Child

Books

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

Sins Of The Fathers

By: Susan Howatch

"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

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The Clan Of The Cave Bear

By: Jean M. Auel

The Clan of the Cave Bear

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Fanny

By: Erica Jong

"A rollicking tale...a tour de force."—Newsweek Discovered on the doorstep of a country estate in Wiltshire, England, the infant Fanny is raised to womanhood by her adoptive parents, Lord and Lady

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Loon Lake

By: E.L. Doctorow

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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Galactic Attack

Galactic Attack

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Space combat simulation

Publisher: Siro-Tech Software (later renamed to Sir-Tech Software, Inc.)

The Prisoner

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Edu-Ware

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Time Traveler

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

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Galactic Empire

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

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Brøderbund

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Space Firebird

Space Firebird

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Nintendo; NA Sega-Gremlin


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