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Thursday 7 August 1980

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anomie Belle and Aurelie Claudel. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John. In UK Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. The Octagon, directed by Eric Karson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Rage Of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Polaris or Windfall.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Nobody's Perfect

Starring: Ron Moody, Cassie Yates, Michael Durrell, Victor Brandt

Country: United States

The Adventure Game

Written by: Patrick Dowling

Starring: Chris Lever, Charmian Gradwell, Bill Homewood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Fox

Starring: Bernard Hill, Derrick O'Connor, Larry Lamb, Ray Winstone

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Yes Minister

Starring: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

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

The Octagon

Directed by: Eric Karson

Starring: Chuck Norris, Karen Carlson, Lee Van Cleef

Country: United States

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Xanadu

Directed by: Robert Greenwald

Starring: Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly, Michael Beck

Country: United States

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Father Sergius

Directed by: Yakov Protazanov

Starring: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Olga Kondorova, V. Dzheneyeva

Country: United States

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The Final Countdown

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross

Country: United States

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Arabian Nights

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Ninetto Davoli, Franco Citti, Franco Merli

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 August 1980 ?

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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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Billy Carter -- Aug. 4, 1980
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8704
  • Life: Miss Piggy Muppets

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 ?

Dogfight

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Microlab, Inc.

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Horse Racing

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Sports/Racing/Thoroughbred horse racing/Gambling

Publisher: Mattel

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Odyssey: The Compleat Apventure

Odyssey: The Compleat Apventure

Platform: Apple ][

Genre: RPG

Publisher: Synergistic Software

Polaris

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Taito

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Windfall

Windfall

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Edu-Ware


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