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Monday 8 September 1980

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Slim Thug and Teruyuki Moniwa. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Upside Down by Diana Ross. In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits. Smokey and the Bandit II, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Rage Of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Chin wong chi wong. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragster or Fishing Derby.
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 ?

Chin wong chi wong

Starring: Ga Yee Chan, Hing Yue Chang, Wong Chun, Ping Do

Country: Hong Kong

Mysterious World

Starring: Arthur C. Clarke, Gordon Honeycombe, Remy Van Lierde

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Nobody's Perfect

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

Country: United States

Vakáción a Mézga-család

Starring: Endre Harkányi, Ilona Györi, Margit Földessy, Péter Geszti

Country: Hungary

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The Adventure Game

Written by: Patrick Dowling

Starring: Chris Lever, Charmian Gradwell, Bill Homewood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Smokey and the Bandit II

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 September 1980 ?

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Famous Deaths:
  • Jean Piaget: Swiss psychologist, educator and author, known for his studies of children's learning patterns.
Facts:
  • Bowie Kuhn suspends Ferguson Jenkins indefinitely due to drug arrest

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: GM's Murphy, Ford's Caldwell and Chrysler's Iacocca.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8709
  • Life: Long Hot Summer Sunset

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 ?

Targ

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

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Dragster

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Drag racing

Publisher: Activision

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Fishing Derby

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (fishing)

Publisher: Activision

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Pelé's Soccer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Arcade football/soccer

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Phoenix

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 800

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Centuri, Taito (Arcade) Atari (Atari 2600)

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