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Wednesday November 12, 1980

US date format: 11/12/1980, UK date format: 12/11/1980

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 12, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ryan Gosling and Gustaf Skarsgård. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers. In UK The Tide Is High by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Gregory's Girl, directed by Bill Forsyth, 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 Breaking Away. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dodge 'Em or Golf.
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Movies

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

Gregory's Girl

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: John Gordon Sinclair, Dee Hepburn, Jake D'Arcy, Clare Grogan

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Ram Balram

Directed by: Vijay Anand

Starring: Zeenat Aman, Rekha, Ajit, Prem Chopra

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Heaven's Gate

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt, Sam Waterston

Country: United States of America

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Falling in Love Again

Directed by: Steven Paul

Starring: Elliott Gould, Susannah York, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kaye Ballard

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Mama Dracula

Directed by: Boris Szulzinger

Starring: Louise Fletcher, Maria Schneider, Marc-Henri Wajnberg, Alexander Wajnberg

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TV Series

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

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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Big City Comedy

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
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Facts:
  • New York City Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana
  • US space probe Voyager I approaches 77,000-mi (124,000 km) of Saturn

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Planetary positions on November 12, 1980 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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 Sky'S The Limit

By: Wayne Dyer

Are you ready to take charge of your life and become a NO LIMIT person? This book contains the things you need to know to reach your maximum potential.

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The Old Neighborhood

By: Avery Corman

“Corman’s novel is a work of art. The journey is joyous.” —Los Angeles Times The classic, best-selling novel of a successful ad man from the Mad Men era.

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Goodbye, Darkness

By: William Manchester

The nightmares began for William Manchester 23 years after WW II. In his dreams he lived with the recurring image of a battle-weary youth (himself), "angrily demanding to know what had

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Zap

Space Zap

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade, action

Publisher: Bally Midway

Sea Duel

Sea Duel

Platform: Microvision

Genre: Turn-based Strategy

Publisher: Milton Bradley

Dodge 'Em

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Skiing

Skiing

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Activision

Golf

Golf

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

Home videos

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

Escape to Witch Mountain

Studio: Disney

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The Black Hole

Studio: Disney

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Studio: Disney

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The Wizard of Oz

Studio: MGM/CBS Home Video

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