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Thursday 10 April 1980

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Charlie Hunnam and Gro Hammerseng. 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 Establishment by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Stockard Channing Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Golf or Fishing Derby.
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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 10 April 1980 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Kay Medford: Actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love), dies at 65.
Facts:
  • Samuel Kanyon Doe takes over Liberia in a ''coup d'état'', ending over 130 years of democratic presidential succession in that country.
  • Terry Fox begins his Marathon of Hope from St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada.

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Books

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

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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My Many Years

By: Arthur Rubinstein

Rubinstein's memoir is the continuation of his first earlier work which dealt with his childhood and early adult years. This work covers the year 1917 to 1980.

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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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Ordeal

By: Linda Lovelace and Mike McGrady

Good Girl. Obedient Wife. Porn Slave. Deep Throat Was Only The Beginning… Linda Boreman was just twenty-one when she met Chuck Traynor, the man who would

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Armor Attack

Platform: Arcade Game (original) Vectrex

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics Sega (Japan)

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Star Castle

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Golf

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

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Galactic Attack

Galactic Attack

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Space combat simulation

Publisher: Siro-Tech Software (later renamed to Sir-Tech Software, Inc.)

Fishing Derby

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (fishing)

Publisher: Activision

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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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The Apple Dumpling Gang

Studio: Disney

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

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The Black Hole

Studio: Disney

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The Love Bug

Studio: Disney

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