Sunday November 09, 1980

US date format: 11/9/1980, UK date format: 9/11/1980

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Vanessa Minnillo and James Harper. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Woman In Love by Barbra Streisand. In UK The Tide Is High by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Heaven's Gate, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while The Ring by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Settlers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lords of Karma or Wizard of Wor.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
  • Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
  • Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
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Events

  • Iraqi President Saddam Hussein declares holy war against Iran
  • Tatsuko Ohsako wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic

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Heaven's Gate

Heaven's Gate

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt, Sam Waterston

Country: United States of America

Falling in Love Again

Falling in Love Again

Directed by: Steven Paul

Starring: Elliott Gould, Susannah York, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kaye Ballard

Mama Dracula

Mama Dracula

Directed by: Boris Szulzinger

Starring: Louise Fletcher, Maria Schneider, Marc-Henri Wajnberg, Alexander Wajnberg

Raging Bull

Raging Bull

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

Country: United States of America

Insaf Ka Tarazu

Insaf Ka Tarazu

Directed by: B.R. Chopra

Starring: Zeenat Aman, Raj Babbar, Deepak Parashar, Padmini Kolhapure

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Sport Games on November 09, 1980

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NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - St. Louis Cardinals : 33 - 27
  • Buffalo Bills - New York Jets : 31 - 24
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Oakland Raiders : 17 - 28
  • Cleveland Browns - Baltimore Colts : 28 - 27
  • Dallas Cowboys - New York Giants : 35 - 38
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TV Series

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The Settlers

The Settlers

Directed by: Shimon Dotan

Too Close for Comfort

Too Close for Comfort

Rosa... de lejos

Rosa... de lejos

Directed by: María Herminia Avellaneda

Big City Comedy

Big City Comedy

Spine Chillers

Spine Chillers

Days to next November 09

If November 09, 1980 is your birthday you're 39 years, 10 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 16 days.
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Books

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The Ring by Danielle Steel

The Ring

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In Germany engulfed by war and hatred, the beautiful wife of an influential banker fell in love with a German author. His Jewish heritage led them both to death.

Music For Chameleons by Truman Capote

Music For Chameleons

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In these gems of reportage Truman Capote takes true stories and real people and renders them with the stylistic brio we expect from great fiction.

The Covenant by James A. Michener

The Covenant

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James A. Michener’s masterly chronicle of South Africa is an epic tale of adventurers, scoundrels, and ministers, the best and worst of two continents who carve an empire out of a vast wilderness.

Side Effects by Woody Allen

Side Effects

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A humor classic by one of the funniest writers today, SIDE EFFECTS is a treat for all those who know his work and those just discovering how gifted he is.

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lords of Karma

Lords of Karma

Platform: Apple II, Commodore PET, TRS-80, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Avalon Hill

Rogue

Rogue

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

Genre: Roguelike

Sengoku Ninja Tai

Sengoku Ninja Tai

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data East

Navarone

Navarone

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Namco

Wizard of Wor

Wizard of Wor

Platform: Arcade, ported to Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Bally Astrocade

Genre: Action/maze

Publisher: Midway; CBS Electronics (Atari 2600); Roklan (Atari 8-bit)


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