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Thursday August 14, 1980

US date format: 8/14/1980, UK date format: 14/8/1980

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 14, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Nicola Giuliani and Michele Giuliani. 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 The Brethren by Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coming Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Firebird or Midway Campaign.
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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

Which were the important events of 14 August 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
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Facts:
  • 17,000 workers strike in Gdansk, Poland
  • Democratic Convention in NYC nominates Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale
  • In Lenin Shipyard Gdansk Poland, 17,000 workers go on strike
  • U.S. President Jimmy Carter defeats Senator Edward Kennedy to win renomination, at the Democratic National Convention in New York City.
  • Lech Wa?esa leads strikes at the Gdansk, Poland shipyards.

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Planetary positions on August 14, 1980 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Brethren

By: Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong

The Brethren is the first detailed behind-the-scenes account of the Supreme Court in action.Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong have pierced its secrecy to give us an unprecedented view of the Chief

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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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How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate

By: Albert J. Lowry

How You Can Become Financially Independent by Investing in Real Estate , covers the latest tax laws, and shows how you can realize greater profits than ever before-even.

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Sins Of The Fathers

By: Susan Howatch

"Full of fascinating dialogue, surprising twists of plot, and well-developed, memorable characters, a stunningly successful work of fiction."NASHVILLE BANNERThis is the tumultuous novel of men and women pitted against a world

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Firebird

Space Firebird

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Nintendo; NA Sega-Gremlin

Berzerk

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

Genre: Multi-directional shooter/Run and gun

Publisher: Stern Electronics

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Spectar

Spectar

Platform: Arcade, ColecoVision

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Exidy

Mission Asteroid

Mission Asteroid

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Midway Campaign

Midway Campaign

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple II, Atari, Commodore 64, Commodore PET, TRS-80, VIC 20

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Microcomputer Games Inc

Home videos

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

White Line Fever

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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The Black Hole

Studio: Disney

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Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier

Studio: Disney

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

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Emmanuelle

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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