Sunday March 09, 1980

US date format: 3/9/1980, UK date format: 9/3/1980

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Matthew Gray Gubler and Chingy . In that special week of March people in US were listening to Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen. In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits. The King and the Mockingbird, directed by Paul Grimault, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while The Establishment by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fox. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Compu-Spell or Sea Duel.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Frances of Rome.
  • Belize - Baron Bliss Day.
  • Saint Gregory of Nyssa

Events

  • Flemish / Walloon battles in Belgium, 40 injured

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The King and the Mockingbird

The King and the Mockingbird

Directed by: Paul Grimault

Starring: Jean Martin, Pascal Mazzotti, Raymond Bussières, Agnès Viala

Forbidden Zone

Forbidden Zone

Directed by: Richard Elfman

Starring: Hervé Villechaize, Susan Tyrrell, Gisele Lindley, Jan Stuart Schwartz

Nijinsky

Nijinsky

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Alan Bates, George De La Pena, Leslie Browne, Alan Badel

The Burning Train

The Burning Train

Directed by: Ravi Chopra

Starring: Dharmendra, Vinod Khanna, Jeetendra, Vinod Mehra

Little Darlings

Little Darlings

Directed by: Ron Maxwell

Starring: Tatum O'Neal, Kristy McNichol, Armand Assante, Matt Dillon

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Fox

Fox

Starring: Bernard Hill, Derrick O'Connor, Larry Lamb, Ray Winstone

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Jan vom anderen Stern

Jan vom anderen Stern

The Tim Conway Show

The Tim Conway Show

Time of My Life

Time of My Life

Jolly Joker

Jolly Joker

Days to next March 09

If March 09, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 6 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Establishment by Howard Fast

The Establishment

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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 …

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

Donahue by Phil Donahue

Donahue

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

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 Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart

The Last Enchantment

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Arthur Pendragon is King! Unchallenged on the battlefield, he melds the country together in a time of promise. But sinister powers plot to destroy Camelot, and when the witch-queen Morgause --

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Star Castle

Star Castle

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Akalabeth: World of Doom

Akalabeth: World of Doom

Platform: Apple II, DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: California Pacific Computer Co.

Compu-Spell

Compu-Spell

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Language arts, Spelling

Publisher: Edu-Ware

Astro Invader

Astro Invader

Platform: Arcade, Arcadia 2001

Genre: Retro, Fixed Shooter

Publisher: JP Konami; NA Stern Electronics

Sea Duel

Sea Duel

Platform: Microvision

Genre: Turn-based Strategy

Publisher: Milton Bradley

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On March 09, 1980 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is March 09, 1980?

On March 09, 1980 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 09, 1980?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on March 09, 1980?

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

Which famous people are born on March 09, 1980?

On March 09, 1980 several famous people were born including, Matthew Gray Gubler, Chingy , Trent Croad.

Which famous people died on March 09, 1980?

Famous people died on March 09, 1980 include, Olga Chekova.

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

The number one song in the week of March 09, 1980 was Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen in US and Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney in UK.

What were the top hits on March 09, 1980?

The top hits on March 09, 1980 were Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen, Yes, I'm Ready by Teri DeSario, Longer by Dan Fogelberg in US and Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney, Atomic by Blondie, Going Underground / Dreams Of Children by The Jam in UK.


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