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Thursday 7 February 1980

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dionne Quan and Richie Castellano. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Rock With You by Michael Jackson. In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits. The Fog, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bilder, die die Welt bewegten - Peter von Zahn berichtet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Zap or Time Traveler.
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 ?

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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The Voyage of Charles Darwin

Starring: Malcolm Stoddard, Andrew Burt, David Ashton, Peter Settelen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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One in a Million

Starring: Shirley Hemphill, Richard Paul, Carl Ballantine, Dorothy Fielding

Country: United States

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CBS Children's Mystery Theatre

Starring: Dody Goodman, Dominique Dunne, Beth Ehlers, Adam Rich

Country: United States

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Free to Choose

Starring: Milton Friedman

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Fog

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh

Country: United States

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Cruising

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, Karen Allen

Country: United States

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American Gigolo

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: Richard Gere, Lauren Hutton, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States

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Caligula

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Peter O'Toole, Helen Mirren

Country: United States

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Scavenger Hunt

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Richard Benjamin, James Coco, Scatman Crothers

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 February 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Eugenia Smet (d.1871)
  • Independence Day in Grenada (1974).
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mulk (Dominion) - First day of the 18th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Sapporo Snow Festival in Sapporo, Japan (2005).
  • Saints Paul Miki and his 25 companians (d. Nagasaki, 1597)
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Books

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

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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The Windsor Story

By: J. Bryan III and Charles J.V. Murphy

The Windsor Story

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The Dead Zone

By: Stephen King

Beware, The Wheel of Fortune…Johnny, the small boy who skated at breakneck speed into an accident that for one horrifying moment plunged him into…the dead zone.Johnny

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The Devil'S Alternative

By: Frederick Forsyth

#1 New York Times bestselling author Frederick Forsyth delivers a frighteningly possible novel of international terrorism and impending war… As the Russian people face starvation, the Politburo is faced with a

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Akalabeth: World of Doom

Akalabeth: World of Doom

Platform: Apple II, DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: California Pacific Computer Co.

Astro Fighter

Astro Fighter

Platform: Arcade Game, Microtan 65

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP Data East; NA Gremlin/Sega

Space Zap

Space Zap

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade, action

Publisher: Bally Midway

Time Traveler

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

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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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