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Wednesday 9 April 1980

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kendal Sheppard and Yoanna House. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd. In UK Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners was in the top 5 hits. The Cricket, directed by Alberto Lattuada, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while The Third Wave by Alvin Toffler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Stockard Channing Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Bismarck or Compu-Spell.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

The Cricket

Directed by: Alberto Lattuada

Starring: Anthony Franciosa, Virna Lisi, Renato Salvatori, Clio Goldsmith

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The Private Eyes

Directed by: Lang Elliott

Starring: Tim Conway, Don Knotts, Trisha Noble, Bernard Fox

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Two Champions of Death

Directed by: Cheh Chang

Starring: Meng Lo, Sheng Chiang, Li Wang, Feng Lu

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Silver Dream Racer

Directed by: David Wickes

Starring: David Essex, Beau Bridges, Cristina Raines, Clarke Peters

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Zigeunerweisen

Directed by: Seijun Suzuki

Starring: Yoshio Harada, Naoko Ôtani, Kisako Makishi, Akaji Maro

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TV Series

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

The Stockard Channing Show

Directed by: *

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Tenspeed and Brown Shoe

Directed by: Various

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Rate mal mit Rosenthal

The Six O'Clock Follies

The Sun Trap

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 April 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Waltrudis
  • Saint Casilda
  • Saint Ingofried
  • Saint Hugo of Rouan
  • Day of National Unity- (???????? ?????????? ???), an annual public holiday in Georgia.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Kings tie NHL rec with 2 shorthanded playoff goals in a pd vs. Isles
  • Soyuz 35 carries two cosmonauts to Salyut 6.
  • The Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein kills philosopher Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr and his sister Bint al-Huda after three days of torture.

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Books

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

The Third Wave

By: Alvin Toffler

The Third Wave makes startling sense of the violent changes now battering our world. Its sweeping synthesis casts fresh light on our new forms of marriage and family, on today's dramatic changes

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The Establishment

By: Howard Fast

She'll stand up for her family, no matter the cost Former socialite Barbara Lavette is unconcerned about the gossip that surrounds her new marriage. However, her husband Bernie, a poor mechanic whom she met in the midst of World War ...

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The Bleeding Heart

By: Marilyn French

Dolores and Victor, both parents, both successful in their careers, both living in England without their families, both old enough to know better - meet on the train to Oxford and

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Donahue

By: Phil Donahue

DJ price clipeed at flap. Creasing, small tears, and edge wear to DJ. Pages are clean. Binding is tight.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Galactic Empire

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit family, TRS-80

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Brøderbund

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Computer Bismarck

Computer Bismarck

Platform: Apple II and TRS-80[1]

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Compu-Spell

Compu-Spell

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Language arts, Spelling

Publisher: Edu-Ware

Stratovox

Stratovox

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Sun Electronics Ltd.; NA Taito

Crazy Balloon

Crazy Balloon

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Taito

Home videos

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

The Odessa File

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

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The Love Bug

Studio: Disney

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The North Avenue Irregulars

Studio: Disney

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The Wizard of Oz

Studio: MGM/CBS Home Video

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