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Sunday 14 December 1980

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gordon Greer and Tata Young. 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. Nine to Five, directed by Colin Higgins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Craig Claiborne'S Gourmet Diet by Craig Claiborne with Pierre Franey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Velo misto. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Balloon Bomber or Warlords.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Velo misto

Starring: Boris Dvornik, Zdravka Krstulovic, Mustafa Nadarevic, Spiro Guberina

Ireland: A Television History

Starring: Robert Kee

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Le temps d'une paix

Starring: Nicole Leblanc, Katerine Mousseau, Yvon Dufour, Pierre Dufresne

Country: Canada

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Great Railway Journeys of the World

Starring: Ludovic Kennedy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ekkusu bonbâ

Starring: Toshio Furukawa, Jay Benedict, Mikio Terashima, Peter Marinker

Country: Japan

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Nine to Five

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Starring: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton

Country: United States

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Any Which Way You Can

Directed by: Buddy Van Horn

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis

Country: United States

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Popeye

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall, Ray Walston

Country: United States

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Tess

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, Peter Firth, Leigh Lawson

Country: United States

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Stir Crazy

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Starring: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Georg Stanford Brown

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 December 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 14 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Elston Howard: New York Yankees catcher (first black New York Yankees player/1963 American League Most Valuable Player).
Facts:
  • Onward Victoria opens / closes at Martin Beck NYC for 1 performance
  • At 2pm EST there is 10 minutes of silence in memory of John Lennon
  • Nancy Lopez / Curtis Strange wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • New Orleans Saints end 14 game losing streak, beat the New York Jets 21-20
  • Minnesota Vikings pass for 456 yards against Cleveland Browns, winning 28-24.

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Sport Games on 14 December 1980

NFL
American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - New England Patriots : 2 - 24
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Chicago Bears : 17 - 14
  • Cleveland Browns - Minnesota Vikings : 23 - 28
  • Houston Oilers - Green Bay Packers : 22 - 3
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Craig Claiborne'S Gourmet Diet

By: Craig Claiborne with Pierre Franey

low-sodium recipes modified-fat recipes modified-cholesterol recipes low-fat cookbook

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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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The Clan Of The Cave Bear

By: Jean M. Auel

The Clan of the Cave Bear

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Manchu

By: Robert Elegant

This novel transports the reader back to the savagery and the passion, to the opulence and sensuality, and to the great adventure of the last days of a dying dynasty.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Balloon Bomber

Balloon Bomber

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Taito

Horse Racing

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Sports/Racing/Thoroughbred horse racing/Gambling

Publisher: Mattel

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Balloon Bomber

Balloon Bomber

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Taito

Terrorist

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Edu-Ware

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Warlords

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Xbox Live Arcade

Publisher: Atari

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