Friday March 14, 1980

US date format: 3/14/1980, UK date format: 14/3/1980

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 14, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Erik Boisse and Mercedes McNab. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen. In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits. The Changeling, directed by Peter Medak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Donahue by Phil Donahue was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Stockard Channing Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Balloon or Golf.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Albania - Summer Day: Albanian holiday Summer is celebrated in this day in Elbasan and its surroundings.
  • Pi Day - unofficial mathematics holiday.
  • Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honor of Mars were held.
  • Saint Mathildis
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Events

  • 3rd Emmy Sports Award presentation
  • Ice Dance Championship at Dortmund W Germany won by Regoczy and Sallay
  • Ice Pairs Championship at Dortmund won by Cherkasova and Shakhrai (USSR)
  • Polish airliner crash kills all 87 aboard (22 are US amateur boxers)
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Movies

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The Changeling

The Changeling

Directed by: Peter Medak

Starring: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas, Jean Marsh

Country: United States of America

City of Women

City of Women

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Anna Prucnal, Bernice Stegers, Jole Silvani

Tom Horn

Tom Horn

Directed by: William Wiard

Starring: Steve McQueen, Linda Evans, Richard Farnsworth, Billy Green Bush

Serial

Serial

Directed by: Bill Persky

Starring: Martin Mull, Tuesday Weld, Jennifer McAllister, Sam Chew Jr.

Zombie Holocaust

Zombie Holocaust

Directed by: Marino Girolami

Starring: Ian McCulloch, Alexandra Delli Colli, Sherry Buchanan, Peter O'Neal

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 14, 1980?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - And The Beat Goes On
  2. - Special Lady
  3. - Too Hot
  4. - Stomp
  5. - Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll
  6. - The Second Time Around
  7. - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me, Girl
  8. - Theme From The Black Hole
  9. - On The Radio
  10. - I Don't Believe You Want To Get Up An Dance (Oops!)

TV Series

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The Stockard Channing Show

The Stockard Channing Show

Directed by: *

Fox

Fox

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

A Question of Guilt

A Question of Guilt

A Sipsirica

A Sipsirica

Vores år

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Days to next March 14

If March 14, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 6 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 14 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Donahue by Phil Donahue

Donahue

By:

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

The Brethren by Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong

The Brethren

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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

Sophie's Choice by William Styron

Sophie's Choice

By:

Three stories are told: a young Southerner wants to become a writer; a turbulent love-hate affair between a brilliant Jew and a beautiful Polish woman; and of an awful wound in that woman's past--one that impels both Sophie and Nathan …

The Americans by Alistair Cooke

The Americans

By:

Talks selected from Cooke's radio broadcasts reveal his incisive, illuminating, and witty observations on Watergate, Vietnam, and other news events of the last decade

Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut

Jailbird

By:

Jailbird takes us into a fractured and comic, pure Vonnegut world of high crimes and misdemeanors in government—and in the heart. This wry tale follows bumbling bureaucrat Walter F.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crazy Balloon

Crazy Balloon

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Taito

Armor Attack

Armor Attack

Platform: Arcade Game (original) Vectrex

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics Sega (Japan)

Targ

Targ

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

Red Baron

Red Baron

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360, Games for Windows LIVE (via Game Room)

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Golf

Golf

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 14, 1980?

On March 14, 1980 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is March 14, 1980?

On March 14, 1980 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 14, 1980?

On March 14, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 14, 1980?

On March 14, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 14, 1980?

On March 14, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 14, 1980?

On March 14, 1980 several famous people were born including, Erik Boisse, Mercedes McNab, Daniel Avidan.

Which famous people died on March 14, 1980?

Famous people died on March 14, 1980 include, Felix Rodriguez de la Fuente, Mohammad Hatta.

What was the number one song in March 14, 1980?

The number one song in the week of March 14, 1980 was Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen in US and Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney in UK.

What were the top hits on March 14, 1980?

The top hits on March 14, 1980 were Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen, Longer by Dan Fogelberg, Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd in US and Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney, Atomic by Blondie, Going Underground / Dreams Of Children by The Jam in UK.


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