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Saturday April 12, 1980

US date format: 4/12/1980, UK date format: 12/4/1980

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 12, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brian McFadden and Sandrine Corman. 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. Kagemusha, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Memories Of Another Day by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Stockard Channing Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cytron Masters or Galactic Attack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Kagemusha

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ken'ichi Hagiwara, Jinpachi Nezu

Country: United States

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Where the Buffalo Roam

Directed by: Art Linson

Starring: Peter Boyle, Bill Murray, Bruno Kirby, Rene Auberjonois

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

The Stockard Channing Show

Directed by: *

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Fox

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Tenspeed and Brown Shoe

Directed by: Various

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Rate mal mit Rosenthal

The Six O'Clock Follies

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 April 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
  • Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • BCMA, Black Consciousness Movement of Azania, forms
  • Milwaukee Brewers beats Boston Red Sox, 18-1 (Cooper and Money hit grand slams).

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Planetary positions on April 12, 1980 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1980 ?

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl - The Detroit Spinners
  2. Liquid Gold - Dance Yourself Dizzy
  3. Blondie - Call Me
  4. Going Underground / Dreams Of Children - The Jam
  5. Dexy's Midnight Runners - Geno

Books

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

Memories Of Another Day

By: Harold Robbins

“Robbins grabs the reader and doesn’t let go…” —Publishers Weekly “His characters are compelling, his dialogue is dramatic, and his style is simple and straightforward.”

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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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The Third Wave

By: Alvin Toffler

The Third Wave makes startling sense of the violent changes now battering our world. Its sweeping synthesis casts fresh light on our new forms of marriage and family, on today's dramatic changes

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The Devil'S Alternative

By: Frederick Forsyth

#1 New York Times bestselling author Frederick Forsyth delivers a frighteningly possible novel of international terrorism and impending war… As the Russian people face starvation, the Politburo is faced with a

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Windfall

Windfall

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Edu-Ware

Galactic Attack

Galactic Attack

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Space combat simulation

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

Astro Fighter

Astro Fighter

Platform: Arcade Game, Microtan 65

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP Data East; NA Gremlin/Sega

Space Panic

Platform: Arcade ColecoVision

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Universal Entertainment Corporation

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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?

The Apple Dumpling Gang

Studio: Disney

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Pete's Dragon

Studio: Disney

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The Love Bug

Studio: Disney

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The Professionals

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Studio: Disney

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