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Friday 11 April 1980

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mark Teixeira and Festus Baise. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd. In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits. The Tin Drum, directed by Volker Schlndorff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shadow Warriors. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Midway Campaign or Space Firebird.
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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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God's Wonderful Railway

Starring: Ralph Arliss, John Barrett, Dale Bayford, June Brown

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Masterpiece Mystery

Starring: Vincent Price

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Tin Drum

Directed by: Volker Schlndorff

Starring: David Bennent, Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler

Country: United States

The Changeling

Directed by: Peter Medak

Starring: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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When Time Ran Out...

Directed by: James Goldstone

Starring: Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bisset, William Holden

Country: United States

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Little Darlings

Directed by: Ronald F. Maxwell

Starring: Tatum O'Neal, Kristy McNichol, Armand Assante

Country: United States

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Coal Miner's Daughter

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, Levon Helm

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 April 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Stanislas
  • Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
  • Saint Godeberta
  • Saint Gemma of Lucca
  • The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
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Facts:
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission regulates sexual harassment
  • Paul McCartney releases Coming Up
  • American Equal Employment Opportunity Commission regulates sexual harrassment.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: T.A. Wilson -- Apr. 7, 1980
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8687
  • Life: Hare Krishna Children

Books

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

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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Jailbird

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Jailbird takes us into a fractured and comic, pure Vonnegut world of high crimes and misdemeanors in government—and in the heart. This wry tale follows bumbling bureaucrat Walter F.

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Restoring The American Dream

By: Robert J. Ringer

Restoring the American Dream

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Triple

By: Ken Follett

A New York Times bestselling novel of international suspense and terror from the author of The Pillars of the Earth, World Without End, and A Column of Fire As Egypt comes closer and closer to developing a nuclear bomb, the ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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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Sea Battle

Platform: Intellivision, Xbox 360, Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Mattel

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Skiing

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Activision

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Sengoku Ninja Tai

Sengoku Ninja Tai

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data East

Space Firebird

Space Firebird

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Nintendo; NA Sega-Gremlin


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