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Saturday February 16, 1980

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 16, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Géraldine Nakache and Agim Kaba. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Do That To Me One More Time by Captain and Tennille. In UK Too Much Too Young (The Special AKA Live! EP) by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. The Ninth Configuration, directed by William Peter Blatty, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while The Windsor Story by J. Bryan III and Charles J.V. Murphy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tenspeed and Brown Shoe. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Bismarck or Zeus World.
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What the sky looked like on 16 February 1980

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Movies

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

The Ninth Configuration

Directed by: William Peter Blatty

Starring: Stacy Keach, Scott Wilson, Jason Miller, Ed Flanders

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Foxes

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Jodie Foster, Cherie Currie, Marilyn Kagan, Kandice Stroh

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Khwab

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Yogeeta Bali, Birbal, Mithun Chakraborty, Utpal Dutt

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Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Directed by: Vladimir Menshov

Starring: Vera Alentova, Aleksey Batalov, Irina Muravyova, Raisa Ryazanova

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Agency

Directed by: George Kaczender

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Lee Majors, Valerie Perrine, Alexandra Stewart

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TV Series

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

Tenspeed and Brown Shoe

Directed by: Various

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Emilia

Directed by: Diogo M Borges

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Lord Schmetterhemd

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Yes Minister

Starring: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 February 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Continuous traffic jam extends 176 km north of Lyons, France.
  • Eric Heiden skates 5km in 7:02.29 (Olympic record).
  • A total solar eclipse seen in North Africa and West Asia.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 16, 1980 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Windsor Story

By: J. Bryan III and Charles J.V. Murphy

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Memories Of Another Day

By: Harold Robbins

“Robbins grabs the reader and doesn’t let go…” —Publishers Weekly “His characters are compelling, his dialogue is dramatic, and his style is simple and straightforward.”

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Moviola

By: Garson Kanin

In Moviola, Garson Kanin has written the ultimate Hollywood novel, encompassing the whole dazzling story of the movie business, from its beginnings with the invention of the nickelodeon to today, with

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Princess Daisy

By: Judith Krantz

She was born Princess Marguerite Alexandrovna Valensky. But everyone called her Daisy. She was a blonde beauty living in a world of aristocrats and countless wealthy. Her father was a prince, a Russian nobleman.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Galactic Empire

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit family, TRS-80

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Brøderbund

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Zeus World

Zeus World

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Donnoly

Computer Bismarck

Computer Bismarck

Platform: Apple II and TRS-80[1]

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Terrorist

Terrorist

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Edu-Ware

B-1 Nuclear Bomber

B-1 Nuclear Bomber

Platform: Apple II, VIC-20, Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit, DOS, TRS-80, CP/M, Texas Instruments TI-99/4A

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Avalon Hill

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

White Line Fever

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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The Odessa File

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

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The Love Bug

Studio: Disney

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Emmanuelle

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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