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Thursday 11 December 1980

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 11, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rider Strong in San Francisco and Arya . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers. In UK There's No One Quite Like Grandma by St Winifred's School Choir was in the top 5 hits. Altered States, directed by Ken Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while The Key To Rebecca by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Number 96. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eamon or Cytron Masters.
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What the sky looked like on 11 December 1980

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Movies

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

Altered States

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban, Charles Haid

Country: United States

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First Family

Directed by: Buck Henry

Starring: Bob Newhart, Gilda Radner, Madeline Kahn, Richard Benjamin

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Inside Moves

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: John Savage, David Morse, Diana Scarwid, Amy Wright

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Seems Like Old Times

Directed by: Jay Sandrich

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Charles Grodin, Robert Guillaume

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The Mirror Crack'd

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Angela Lansbury, Tony Curtis, Rock Hudson, Geraldine Chaplin

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TV Series

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

Number 96

Directed by: Peter Bernardos

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Breaking Away

Directed by: Peter Yates

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The Settlers

Directed by: Shimon Dotan

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Too Close for Comfort

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Rosa... de lejos

Directed by: María Herminia Avellaneda

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Dirk Wellham scores 100 on first-class debut, New South Wales versus Victoria.
  • The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, also known as CERCLA or Superfund, is enacted by the U.S. Congress.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 11, 1980 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The Key To Rebecca

By: Ken Follett

Ken Follett’s The Key to Rebecca took readers and critics by storm when first published more than twenty years ago. Today, it remains one of the best espionage novels ever written. Look

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Crisis Investing

By: Douglas R. Casey

Crisis Investing

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The Second Lady

By: Irving Wallace

The Second Lady

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The Hidden Target

By: Helen MacInnes

For Nina O’Connell, a trip round the world was the holiday of a lifetime. Travelling in a group led by the attractive James Kiley and his friend Tony Shawfield, she is

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Eamon

Eamon

Platform: Apple II, Atari

Genre: Adventure game / Role-playing video game / Interactive fiction

Publisher: non-commercial

Compu-Spell

Compu-Spell

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Language arts, Spelling

Publisher: Edu-Ware

Pelé's Soccer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Arcade football/soccer

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Eamon

Eamon

Platform: Apple II, Atari

Genre: Adventure game / Role-playing video game / Interactive fiction

Publisher: non-commercial

Cytron Masters

Cytron Masters

Platform: Atari 400/800, Apple II

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: SSI

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Buck and the Preacher

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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The North Avenue Irregulars

Studio: Disney

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The Apple Dumpling Gang

Studio: Disney

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Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier

Studio: Disney

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The Odessa File

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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