Monday December 15, 1980

US date format: 12/15/1980, UK date format: 15/12/1980

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 15, 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 Elodie Gossuin and Alexandra Stevenson. 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. Secret Valley, directed by Howard Bretherton, 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 Chain Reaction. If you liked videogames you were probably playing King & Balloon or Phoenix.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • New York Yankees' Dave Winfield becomes highest-paid player, ten years $15 million.
  • ZBZ Sangha officially registered after five years of administrative hassles in Warsaw.

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Movies

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Secret Valley

Secret Valley

Directed by: Howard Bretherton

Starring: Richard Arlen, Virginia Grey, Norman Willis, Russell Hicks

Island Claws

Island Claws

Directed by: Hernan Cardenas

Starring: Robert Lansing, Steve Hanks, Nita Talbot, Jo McDonnell

Altered States

Altered States

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban, Charles Haid

Country: United States of America

First Family

First Family

Directed by: Buck Henry

Starring: Bob Newhart, Gilda Radner, Madeline Kahn, Richard Benjamin

Inside Moves

Inside Moves

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: John Savage, David Morse, Diana Scarwid, Amy Wright

Sport Games on December 15, 1980

Sport Games on December 15, 1980


NFL

American Football
  • Dallas Cowboys - Los Angeles Rams : 14 - 38
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TV Series

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Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Number 96

Number 96

Directed by: Peter Bernardos

Breaking Away

Breaking Away

Directed by: Peter Yates

The Settlers

The Settlers

Directed by: Shimon Dotan

Too Close for Comfort

Too Close for Comfort

Days to next December 15

If December 15, 1980 is your birthday you're 39 years, 9 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 18 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon

Rage of Angels

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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

Crisis Investing by Douglas R. Casey

Crisis Investing

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Crisis Investing

The Coming Currency Collapse by Jerome F. Smith

The Coming Currency Collapse

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The Coming Currency Collapse and What You Can Do About It

Nothing Down by Robert G. Allen

Nothing Down

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With more than a million copies in print, Robert Allen's Nothing Down for the '90s has probably helped more people achieve success in real estate than any book in history.

The Origin by Irving Stone

The Origin

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From his 1831 voyage aboard the H.M.S. Beagle to his death in 1882, Charles Darwin experiences grueling sea passages, conducts demanding scientific research, and encounters opposition to his theory of evolution

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Stratovox

Stratovox

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Sun Electronics Ltd.; NA Taito

King & Balloon

King & Balloon

Platform: Arcade, MSX

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA GamePlan

Phoenix

Phoenix

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 800

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Centuri, Taito (Arcade) Atari (Atari 2600)

Compu-Spell

Compu-Spell

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Language arts, Spelling

Publisher: Edu-Ware

Sea Duel

Sea Duel

Platform: Microvision

Genre: Turn-based Strategy

Publisher: Milton Bradley

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 15, 1980?

On December 15, 1980 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is December 15, 1980?

On December 15, 1980 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 15, 1980?

On December 15, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 15, 1980?

On December 15, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 15, 1980?

On December 15, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 15, 1980?

On December 15, 1980 several famous people were born including, Elodie Gossuin, Alexandra Stevenson, Julie Berry

Which famous people died on December 15, 1980?

Famous people died on December 15, 1980 include, Dimitrios Partsalidis, Kostas Biris, Komninos Pyromaglou

What was the number one song in December 15, 1980?

The number one song in the week of December 15, 1980 was Lady by Kenny Rogers in US and There's No One Quite Like Grandma by St Winifred's School Choir in UK

What were the top hits on December 15, 1980?

The top hits on December 15, 1980 were Lady by Kenny Rogers, More Than I Can Say by Leo Sayer, (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon in US and There's No One Quite Like Grandma by St Winifred's School Choir, Super Trouper by Abba, (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon in UK


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