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Wednesday May 14, 1980

US date format: 5/14/1980, UK date format: 14/5/1980

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 14, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Florent Peyre and Pierre (Star Academy). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie. In UK What's Another Year by Johnny Logan was in the top 5 hits. Out of the Blue, directed by Dennis Hopper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Hungry As The Sea by Wilbur Smith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Stockard Channing Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mystery House or Sea Duel.
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What the sky looked like on 14 May 1980

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Movies

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

Out of the Blue

Directed by: Dennis Hopper

Starring: Linda Manz, Dennis Hopper, Sharon Farrell, Don Gordon

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Maniac

Directed by: William Lustig

Starring: Joe Spinell, Caroline Munro, Abigail Clayton, Kelly Piper

Country: United States

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Hussy

Directed by: Matthew Chapman

Starring: Helen Mirren, John Shea, Paul Angelis, Murray Salem

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The Shining

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Country: United States

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The Final Countdown

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross, James Farentino

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Stockard Channing Show

Directed by: *

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Fox

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Marina

Lou Rawls Parade of Stars

Cockleshell Bay

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 May 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
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Facts:
  • Musical Chairs opens at Rialto Theater NYC for 15 performances
  • Department of Health & Human Services begins operation
  • Bucky Dent hits an inside the park homerun, Kansas City Royals walk 14 New York Yankees including five with bases loaded, New York Yankees win 16-3.
  • Valencia wins 20th Europe Cup II.
  • Botswana recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 14, 1980 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Hungry As The Sea

By: Wilbur Smith

Wilbur Smith sets his vividly realistic novels on the razor's edge between human courage and nature's wrath. In Hungry as the Sea, this master storyteller takes us to the frigid South

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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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The Devil'S Alternative

By: Frederick Forsyth

#1 New York Times bestselling author Frederick Forsyth delivers a frighteningly possible novel of international terrorism and impending war… As the Russian people face starvation, the Politburo is faced with a

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Anatomy Of An Illness

By: Norman Cousins

The best-selling, groundbreaking classic by Norman Cousins on combating life-threatening illness through humor and patient participation in care.Anatomy of an Illness was the first book by a patient that spoke to

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Heli Fire

Heli Fire

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

Sea Duel

Sea Duel

Platform: Microvision

Genre: Turn-based Strategy

Publisher: Milton Bradley

Fishing Derby

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (fishing)

Publisher: Activision

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King & Balloon

King & Balloon

Platform: Arcade, MSX

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA GamePlan

Mystery House

Mystery House

Platform: Apple II, PC-6001, PC-8801 iOS, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: On-Line Systems

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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White Line Fever

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier

Studio: Disney

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Emmanuelle

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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The Wizard of Oz

Studio: MGM/CBS Home Video

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