Saturday February 09, 1980

US date format: 2/9/1980, UK date format: 9/2/1980

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 9, 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 Margarita Levieva and Cassandra Steen. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Rock With You by Michael Jackson. In UK Too Much Too Young (The Special AKA Live! EP) by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. Khwab, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Serpentine by Thomas Thompson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anna. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cheeky Mouse or Space Panic.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
  • Saint Ansbert of Rouen
  • Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon

Events

  • Rick Barry, Houston Rockets, is first in NBA to score eight 3-point goals in a game.

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Famous Deaths

Movies

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Khwab

Khwab

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Yogeeta Bali, Birbal, Mithun Chakraborty, Utpal Dutt

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Directed by: Vladimir Menshov

Starring: Vera Alentova, Aleksey Batalov, Irina Muravyova, Raisa Ryazanova

Agency

Agency

Directed by: George Kaczender

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Lee Majors, Valerie Perrine, Alexandra Stewart

Shi di chu ma

Shi di chu ma

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Starring: Jackie Chan, Pai Wei, Biao Yuen, Lily Li

Inferno

Inferno

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Leigh McCloskey, Irene Miracle, Eleonora Giorgi, Daria Nicolodi

TV Series

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Anna

Anna

Directed by: Jorge Dorado

Emilia

Emilia

Directed by: Diogo M Borges

Lord Schmetterhemd

Lord Schmetterhemd

Take the High Road

Take the High Road

Minuta e mnogo

Minuta e mnogo

Days to next February 09

If February 09, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 7 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Serpentine by Thomas Thompson

Serpentine

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With compelling style and suspense this true-crime book reconstructs the bizarre, bloody journey of a mesmerizing but sinister young man named Charles Sobhraj.

The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe

The Right Stuff

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From "America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek)--a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space.

Sophie's Choice by William Styron

Sophie's Choice

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Three stories are told: a young Southerner wants to become a writer; a turbulent love-hate affair between a brilliant Jew and a beautiful Polish woman; and of an awful wound in that woman's past--one that impels both Sophie and Nathan …

The Top Of The Hill by Irwin Shaw

The Top Of The Hill

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"The world famous author of Rich Man, Poor Man and Beggarman, Thief has created one of his most memorable characters for one of his most unusual novels; a brilliantly written story

Smiley'S People by John le Carré

Smiley'S People

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cheeky Mouse

Cheeky Mouse

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Universal Games

Space Panic

Space Panic

Platform: Arcade ColecoVision

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Universal Entertainment Corporation

Sea Battle

Sea Battle

Platform: Intellivision, Xbox 360, Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Mattel

Balloon Bomber

Balloon Bomber

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Taito

Kaitei Takara Sagashi

Kaitei Takara Sagashi

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 09, 1980?

On February 09, 1980 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is February 09, 1980?

On February 09, 1980 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 09, 1980?

On February 09, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 09, 1980?

On February 09, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 09, 1980?

On February 09, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 09, 1980?

On February 09, 1980 several famous people were born including, Margarita Levieva, Cassandra Steen, Angelos Charisteas.

Which famous people died on February 09, 1980?

Famous people died on February 09, 1980 include, Antoine Pompe, Tom Macdonald.

What was the number one song in February 09, 1980?

The number one song in the week of February 09, 1980 was Rock With You by Michael Jackson in US and Too Much Too Young (The Special AKA Live! EP) by The Specials in UK.

What were the top hits on February 09, 1980?

The top hits on February 09, 1980 were Rock With You by Michael Jackson, Do That To Me One More Time by Captain and Tennille, Coward Of The County by Kenny Rogers in US and Too Much Too Young (The Special AKA Live! EP) by The Specials, Coward Of The County by Kenny Rogers, I'm In The Mood For Dancing by The Nolans in UK.


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