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Monday 15 September 1980

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jolin Tsai and Mike Dunleavy Jr. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Upside Down by Diana Ross. In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits. Ordinary People, directed by Robert Redford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Kane & Abel by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Yes You Can. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Fighter or Fishing Derby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Ordinary People

Directed by: Robert Redford

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch

Country: United States

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Smokey and the Bandit II

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed

Country: United States

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The Octagon

Directed by: Eric Karson

Starring: Chuck Norris, Karen Carlson, Lee Van Cleef

Country: United States

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Xanadu

Directed by: Robert Greenwald

Starring: Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly, Michael Beck

Country: United States

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Father Sergius

Directed by: Yakov Protazanov

Starring: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Olga Kondorova, V. Dzheneyeva

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Yes You Can

Starring: Tammy Bourne, Trevor Bruneau, Patrick Ford, Kevin Gillis

Country: Canada

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Chin wong chi wong

Starring: Ga Yee Chan, Hing Yue Chang, Wong Chun, Ping Do

Country: Hong Kong

Mysterious World

Starring: Arthur C. Clarke, Gordon Honeycombe, Remy Van Lierde

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Nobody's Perfect

Starring: Ron Moody, Cassie Yates, Michael Durrell, Victor Brandt

Country: United States

Vakáción a Mézga-család

Starring: Endre Harkányi, Ilona Györi, Margit Földessy, Péter Geszti

Country: Hungary

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 September 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Bulgaria - The first day of school.
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
  • The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
  • Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bill Evans: US jazz pianist, dies of a bleeding ulcer at 51.
Facts:
  • Paul McCartney releases Temporary Secretary

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Sport Games on 15 September 1980

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  • Houston Oilers - Cleveland Browns : 16 - 7
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1980?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The U.S. Voter -- Sep. 15, 1980
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8710
  • Time: GM's Murphy, Ford's Caldwell and Chrysler's Iacocca.

Books

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

Kane & Abel

By: Jeffrey Archer

William Lowell Kane and Abel Rosnovski, one the son of a Boston millionaire, the other a penniless Polish immigrant. Two men, born on the same day, on opposite sides of the

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Green Monday

By: Michael M. Thomas

Not only an inside, in depth look at the way money moves but a real education for ordinary people that could never imagine the intrigue, deceit and manipulations movers in the

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Random Winds

By: Belva Plain

From a quiet turn-of-the-century village in upstate New York to war-torn London, from the bedsides of the rural poor to the life-and-death urgency of a great New York City hospital, this is a powerful epic

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Nothing Down

By: Robert G. Allen

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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Prisoner

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Edu-Ware

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Star Castle

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Astro Fighter

Astro Fighter

Platform: Arcade Game, Microtan 65

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP Data East; NA Gremlin/Sega

Computer Bismarck

Computer Bismarck

Platform: Apple II and TRS-80[1]

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Fishing Derby

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (fishing)

Publisher: Activision

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