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Tuesday August 12, 1980

US date format: 8/12/1980, UK date format: 12/8/1980

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Dominique Swain and Grégory Mahé. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John. In UK The Winner Takes It All by Abba was in the top 5 hits. The Constant Factor, directed by Krzysztof Zanussi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coming Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Odyssey: The Compleat Apventure or Pelé's Soccer.
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Movies

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

The Constant Factor

Directed by: Krzysztof Zanussi

Starring: Tadeusz Bradecki, Zofia Mrozowska, Malgorzata Zajaczkowska, Cezary Morawski

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Breaking Glass

Directed by: Brian Gibson

Starring: Phil Daniels, Hazel O'Connor, Jon Finch, Jonathan Pryce

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He Knows You're Alone

Directed by: Armand Mastroianni

Starring: Don Scardino, Caitlin O'Heaney, Elizabeth Kemp, Tom Rolfing

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Battle Creek Brawl

Directed by: Robert Clouse

Starring: Jackie Chan, Kristine DeBell, José Ferrer, Mako

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Those Lips, Those Eyes

Directed by: Michael Pressman

Starring: Frank Langella, Glynnis O'Connor, Tom Hulce, Jerry Stiller

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TV Series

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

Coming Home

Directed by: Layne McDonald

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Those Amazing Animals

Juliet Bravo

Soreyuke! Red bikkizu

Deutsche Nobelpreisträger für Literatur

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The Montevideo Treaty, establishing the Latin American Integration Association, is signed.

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Planetary positions on August 12, 1980 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Rage of Angels

By: Sidney Sheldon

A memorable, mesmerizing heroineJennifer -- brilliant, beautiful, an attorney on the way up until the Mafia's schemes win her the hatred of an implacable enemy -- and a love more destructive than hate.A

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The Spike

By: Arnaud de Borchgrave and Robert Moss

The Spike

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The Cradle Will Fall

By: Mary Higgins Clark

A minor road accident landed county prosecutor Katie DeMaio in Westlake Hospital. That night, from her window, she thought she saw a man load a woman's body into the trunk of

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Donahue

By: Phil Donahue

DJ price clipeed at flap. Creasing, small tears, and edge wear to DJ. Pages are clean. Binding is tight.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Berzerk

Platform: Arcade game, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, GCE Vectrex

Genre: Multi-directional shooter/Run and gun

Publisher: Stern Electronics

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Network

Network

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Edu-Ware

Pelé's Soccer

Pelé's Soccer

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Arcade football/soccer

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Missile Command

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: NA Atari Inc.; EU Sega; NA Nintendo (Game Boy)

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Odyssey: The Compleat Apventure

Odyssey: The Compleat Apventure

Platform: Apple ][

Genre: RPG

Publisher: Synergistic Software

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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Escape to Witch Mountain

Studio: Disney

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Pete's Dragon

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The Black Hole

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The Love Bug

Studio: Disney

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