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Thursday August 7, 1980

US date format: 8/7/1980, UK date format: 7/8/1980

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 7, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Aurélie Claudel and Aurelie Claudel. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John. In UK The Winner Takes It All by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Battle Creek Brawl, directed by Robert Clouse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coming Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Castle or Boxing.
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Movies

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Battle Creek Brawl

Directed by: Robert Clouse

Starring: Jackie Chan, Kristine DeBell, José Ferrer, Mako

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Those Lips, Those Eyes

Directed by: Michael Pressman

Starring: Frank Langella, Glynnis O'Connor, Tom Hulce, Jerry Stiller

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Motel Hell

Directed by: Kevin Connor

Starring: Rory Calhoun, Paul Linke, Nancy Parsons, Nina Axelrod

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Smokey and the Bandit II

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed, Dom DeLuise

Country: United States

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The Octagon

Directed by: Eric Karson

Starring: Chuck Norris, Karen Carlson, Lee Van Cleef, Art Hindle

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Coming Home

Directed by: Layne McDonald

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Games People Play

Kontra ston anemo

Trial by Marriage

Encounters with Animals

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • Hurricane Allen ravages Caribisch area, about 70 killed
  • August 31 ampndash Lech Wałęsa leads the first of many strikes at the Gdańsk Shipyard.

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Books

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Princess Daisy

By: Judith Krantz

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.

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Thy Neighbor'S Wife

By: Gay Talese

The provocative classic work newly updatedAn intimate personal odyssey across America's changing sexual landscapeWhen first published, Gay Talese's 1981 groundbreaking work, Thy Neighbor's Wife, shocked a nation with its powerful, eye-opening

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Random Winds

By: Belva Plain

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

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Innocent Blood

By: P.D. James

Adopted as a child into a privileged family, Philippa Palfrey fantasizes that she is the daughter of an aristocrat and a parlor maid.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Panic

Platform: Arcade ColecoVision

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Universal Entertainment Corporation

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Star Castle

Star Castle

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Compu-Spell

Compu-Spell

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Language arts, Spelling

Publisher: Edu-Ware

Boxing

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fighting, Sports

Publisher: Activision

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Wizard of Wor

Platform: Arcade, ported to Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Bally Astrocade

Genre: Action/maze

Publisher: Midway; CBS Electronics (Atari 2600); Roklan (Atari 8-bit)

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Apple Dumpling Gang

Studio: Disney

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Hot Lead and Cold Feet

Studio: Disney

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The North Avenue Irregulars

Studio: Disney

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Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier

Studio: Disney

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Buck and the Preacher

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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