Monday July 07, 1980

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

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 7, 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 Michelle Kwan and Kaisa Jouhki. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Coming Up by Paul McCartney. Caddyshack, directed by Harold Ramis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Anatomy Of An Illness by Norman Cousins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coming Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Warlords or Cytron Masters.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
  • United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
  • Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
  • Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
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Events

  • Jineane Ford, (AZ) replaces S Weatherly (Miss Universe) as 29th Miss USA
  • Larry Holmes TKOs Scott LeDoux in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Shawn Weatherly, of the USA, crowned 29th Miss Universe
  • Jim King completes riding Miracle Strip Roller coaster 368 hours.
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Movies

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Caddyshack

Caddyshack

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Bill Murray, Ted Knight

Country: United States of America

Dressed to Kill

Dressed to Kill

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, Keith Gordon

Country: United States of America

The Earthling

The Earthling

Directed by: Peter Collinson

Starring: William Holden, Ricky Schroder, Jack Thompson, Olivia Hamnett

The Exterminator

The Exterminator

Directed by: James Glickenhaus

Starring: Robert Ginty, Samantha Eggar, Christopher George, Steve James

Honeysuckle Rose

Honeysuckle Rose

Directed by: Jerry Schatzberg

Starring: Willie Nelson, Dyan Cannon, Amy Irving, Slim Pickens

TV Series

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Coming Home

Coming Home

Directed by: Layne McDonald

Lady Killers

Lady Killers

Aprendiendo a amar

Aprendiendo a amar

Reportajes de Alvarado

Reportajes de Alvarado

The Crowther Collection

The Crowther Collection

Days to next July 07

If July 07, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 2 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 9 days.
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Books

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Anatomy Of An Illness by Norman Cousins

Anatomy Of An Illness

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The best-selling, groundbreaking classic by Norman Cousins on combating life-threatening illness through humor and patient participation in care.Anatomy of an Illness was the first book by a patient that spoke to

The Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader

The Ninja

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"Totally absorbing...as gripping a tale of hatred and revenge as you will read...It is superb."NEWS RECORDThis is the story of Nicholas Linnear, half-Caucasian, half-Oriental, a man caught between East and West,

Random Winds by Belva Plain

Random Winds

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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

Nothing Down by Robert G. Allen

Nothing Down

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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.

Solo by Jack Higgins

Solo

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A father’s quest for vengeance draws him into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with a veteran assassinPiano virtuoso John Mikali’s flair as a musician is matched only by his skill as

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Computer Bismarck

Computer Bismarck

Platform: Apple II and TRS-80[1]

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Rogue

Rogue

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

Genre: Roguelike

Warlords

Warlords

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Xbox Live Arcade

Publisher: Atari

Cytron Masters

Cytron Masters

Platform: Atari 400/800, Apple II

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: SSI

Kaitei Takara Sagashi

Kaitei Takara Sagashi

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 07, 1980?

On July 07, 1980 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is July 07, 1980?

On July 07, 1980 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 07, 1980?

On July 07, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 07, 1980?

On July 07, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 07, 1980?

On July 07, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 07, 1980?

On July 07, 1980 several famous people were born including, Michelle Kwan, Kaisa Jouhki, Deidre Downs.

Which famous people died on July 07, 1980?

Famous people died on July 07, 1980 include, Reginald Gardiner.

What was the number one song in July 07, 1980?

The number one song in the week of July 07, 1980 was Coming Up by Paul McCartney in US and Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra in UK.

What were the top hits on July 07, 1980?

The top hits on July 07, 1980 were Coming Up by Paul McCartney, Coming Up (Live At Glasgow) by Paul McCartney, It's Still Rock And Roll To Me by Billy Joel, The Rose by Bette Midler in US and Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra, Use It Up And Wear It Out by Odyssey in UK.


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