Wednesday September 10, 1980

US date format: 9/10/1980, UK date format: 10/9/1980

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 10, 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 Adama Coulibaly and Caroline De Haas. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Upside Down by Diana Ross. In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits. Stardust Memories, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Craig Claiborne'S Gourmet Diet by Craig Claiborne with Pierre Franey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Big City Comedy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carnival or Balloon Bomber.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Expos Bill Gullickson, sets rookie record of striking out 18
  • Peter Comita replaces Tom Peterson of Cheap Trick

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Movies

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Stardust Memories

Stardust Memories

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Charlotte Rampling, Jessica Harper, Marie-Christine Barrault

Country: United States of America

Hopscotch

Hopscotch

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Walter Matthau, Glenda Jackson, Sam Waterston, Ned Beatty

Ordinary People

Ordinary People

Directed by: Robert Redford

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch, Timothy Hutton

Country: United States of America

The Club

The Club

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Jack Thompson, Graham Kennedy, Frank Wilson, Harold Hopkins

Cheaper to Keep Her

Cheaper to Keep Her

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Mac Davis, Tovah Feldshuh, Bruce Flanders, Steven M. Gagnon

TV Series

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Big City Comedy

Big City Comedy

The Munch Bunch

The Munch Bunch

Let's Make a Deal

Let's Make a Deal

Eu Show Nico

Eu Show Nico

Tenslotte ben je geen kind meer

Tenslotte ben je geen kind meer

Days to next September 10

If September 10, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Craig Claiborne'S Gourmet Diet by Craig Claiborne with Pierre Franey

Craig Claiborne'S Gourmet Diet

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low-sodium recipes modified-fat recipes modified-cholesterol recipes low-fat cookbook

China Men by Maxine Hong Kingston

China Men

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The author chronicles the lives of three generations of Chinese men in America, woven from memory, myth and fact. Here's a storyteller's tale of what they endured in a strange new

The Origin by Irving Stone

The Origin

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From his 1831 voyage aboard the H.M.S. Beagle to his death in 1882, Charles Darwin experiences grueling sea passages, conducts demanding scientific research, and encounters opposition to his theory of evolution

Nothing Down by Robert G. Allen

Nothing Down

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With more than a million copies in print, Robert Allen's Nothing Down for the '90s has probably helped more people achieve success in real estate than any book in history.

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Space Firebird

Space Firebird

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Nintendo; NA Sega-Gremlin

Astro Fighter

Astro Fighter

Platform: Arcade Game, Microtan 65

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP Data East; NA Gremlin/Sega

Carnival

Carnival

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

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Sega Gremlin Industries

Phoenix

Phoenix

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 800

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Centuri, Taito (Arcade) Atari (Atari 2600)

Balloon Bomber

Balloon Bomber

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Taito


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