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Tuesday 10 June 1980

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Matuzalém and Jessica DiCicco. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Funkytown by Lipps, Inc.. In UK Crying by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits. The Blues Brothers, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Who'S On First by William F. Buckley Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vakáción a Mézga-család. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dodge 'Em or Carnival.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Fox

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Yes Minister

Starring: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Rumpole of the Bailey

Starring: Leo McKern, Jonathan Coy, Julian Curry, Marion Mathie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Voyage of Charles Darwin

Starring: Malcolm Stoddard, Andrew Burt, David Ashton, Peter Settelen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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One in a Million

Starring: Shirley Hemphill, Richard Paul, Carl Ballantine, Dorothy Fielding

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Blues Brothers

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway

Country: United States

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Urban Cowboy

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: John Travolta, Debra Winger, Scott Glenn

Country: United States

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No Regrets for Our Youth

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Setsuko Hara, Susumu Fujita, Denjir kchi

Country: United States

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The Canterbury Tales

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Hugh Griffith, Laura Betti, Ninetto Davoli

Country: United States

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The Shining

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 June 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Onuphrius, hermit, confessor [GTZ: Augsburg]
  • Saint Olivia
  • Saint Bardo
  • Saint Landoald, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
  • Saint Landericus, bishop of Paris, confessor [BLS; GTZ: Paris; PCP (Paris)]
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • A Unabomber bomb injures United Airlines president Percy Wood in Lake Forest, Illinois.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Military Manpower -- June 9, 1980
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8696
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mount St. Helens -- June 2, 1980

Books

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

Who'S On First

By: William F. Buckley Jr

THE TIME; 1956(prime time in the cold war) THE PLACES: Paris; Budapest; Washington, D>C>; Stockholm; Moscow THE MAN: The young, irresistible CIA operative Blackford Oakes THE ASSIGNMENT: Win the satellite race.

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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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Portraits

By: Cynthia Freeman

From New York’s Lower East Side to San Francisco, four generations of an immigrant family in America come to vivid life in this timeless saga by bestselling author Cynthia FreemanIn an

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Smiley'S People

By: John le Carré

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dodge 'Em

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Stratovox

Stratovox

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Sun Electronics Ltd.; NA Taito

Carnival

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, ColecoVision, Intellivision, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Sega Gremlin Industries

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Star Warrior

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, TRS-80

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Epyx

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Zeus World

Zeus World

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Donnoly


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