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Thursday 9 October 1980

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ibrahim Fazeel and Henrik Zetterberg. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Another One Bites The Dust by Queen. In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits. Somewhere in Time, directed by Jeannot Szwarc, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Random Winds by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ekkusu bonbâ. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Balloon or Midway Campaign.
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 30 days ?

Ekkusu bonbâ

Starring: Toshio Furukawa, Jay Benedict, Mikio Terashima, Peter Marinker

Country: Japan

Home Sweet Home

Written by: Vince Powell

Starring: John Bluthal, Arianthe Galani, Miles Buchanan, Christopher Bell

Country: Australia

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Up and Coming

Starring: Yule Caise, Cooper Chow, Robert DoQui, Gift Harris

Country: United States

Bric-A-Brac

Starring: Brian Cant

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Yes You Can

Starring: Tammy Bourne, Trevor Bruneau, Patrick Ford, Kevin Gillis

Country: Canada

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Elephant Man

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft

Country: United States

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Oh, God! Book II

Directed by: Gilbert Cates

Starring: George Burns, Suzanne Pleshette, David Birney

Country: United States

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Somewhere in Time

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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Kagemusha

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ken'ichi Hagiwara

Country: United States

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Stardust Memories

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Charlotte Rampling, Jessica Harper

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 October 1980 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st consumer use of home banking by computer (Knoxville Tn)
  • Nobel prize for literature awarded to Czeslaw Milosz
  • First consumer use of home banking by computer, in Knoxville, Tennessee.
  • Princess Caroline of Monaco divorces Philippe Junot.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Iran-Iraq War -- Oct. 6, 1980
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8713
  • Life: Chinese Child

Books

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

Random Winds

By: Belva Plain

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

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Crisis Investing

By: Douglas R. Casey

Crisis Investing

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The Bourne Identity

By: Robert Ludlum

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER His memory is a blank. His bullet-ridden body was fished from the Mediterranean Sea. His face has been altered by plastic surgery.

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Lyndon

By: Merle Miller

Hardcover book is a very readable oral biography of Lyndon Johnson.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Navarone

Navarone

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Namco

Crazy Balloon

Crazy Balloon

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Taito

Midway Campaign

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple II, Atari, Commodore 64, Commodore PET, TRS-80, VIC 20

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Microcomputer Games Inc

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Targ

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

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Time Traveler

Platform: TRS-80[citation needed], Apple II, Commodore PET

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