Sunday November 16, 1980

US date format: 11/16/1980, UK date format: 16/11/1980

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see zodiac on November 16, 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 Kayte Christensen and Moris Carrozzieri. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers. In UK The Tide Is High by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Gregory's Girl, directed by Bill Forsyth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Side Effects by Woody Allen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Breaking Away. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galactic Attack or Warlords.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
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Events

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneer QB Doug Williams throws for 486 yards

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Movies

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The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

Country: United States of America

Raging Bull

Raging Bull

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

Country: United States of America

Ordinary People

Ordinary People

Directed by: Robert Redford

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch, Timothy Hutton

Country: United States of America

The Long Good Friday

The Long Good Friday

Directed by: John Mackenzie

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Paul Freeman, Leo Dolan

Country: United States of America

Stardust Memories

Stardust Memories

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Charlotte Rampling, Jessica Harper, Marie-Christine Barrault

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Sport Games on November 16, 1980

Sport Games on November 16, 1980


NFL

American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Detroit Lions : 10 - 9
  • Buffalo Bills - Cincinnati Bengals : 14 - 0
  • Cleveland Browns - Pittsburgh Steelers : 13 - 16
  • Green Bay Packers - New York Giants : 21 - 27
  • Houston Oilers - Chicago Bears : 10 - 6
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TV Series

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Breaking Away

Breaking Away

Directed by: Peter Yates

Too Close for Comfort

Too Close for Comfort

Rosa... de lejos

Rosa... de lejos

Directed by: María Herminia Avellaneda

Big City Comedy

Big City Comedy

The Settlers

The Settlers

Directed by: Shimon Dotan

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Side Effects by Woody Allen

Side Effects

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A humor classic by one of the funniest writers today, SIDE EFFECTS is a treat for all those who know his work and those just discovering how gifted he is.

The Second Lady by Irving Wallace

The Second Lady

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The Second Lady

Peter The Great by Robert K. Massie

Peter The Great

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Winner of the Pulitzer PrizeAgainst the monumental canvas of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe and Russia unfolds the magnificent story of Peter the Great, crowned co-tsar at the age of ten.

American Dreams by Studs Terkel

American Dreams

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Back in print, the book the New York Times Book Review called the Pulitzer Prize winner's best. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ted Turner, Jesse Helms, Joan Crawford, Vine Deloria, Helen and Scott Nearing.

Number 1 by Billy Martin and Peter Golenbock

Number 1

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Written at the period of his tumultuous ride as manager of the Yankees, Billy Martin proves why he was the heart and soul of the club. It

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lords of Karma

Lords of Karma

Platform: Apple II, Commodore PET, TRS-80, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Avalon Hill

Galactic Attack

Galactic Attack

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Space combat simulation

Publisher: Siro-Tech Software (later renamed to Sir-Tech Software, Inc.)

Sengoku Ninja Tai

Sengoku Ninja Tai

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data East

Warlords

Warlords

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Xbox Live Arcade

Publisher: Atari

Berzerk

Berzerk

Platform: Arcade game, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, GCE Vectrex

Genre: Multi-directional shooter/Run and gun

Publisher: Stern Electronics

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 16, 1980?

On November 16, 1980 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is November 16, 1980?

On November 16, 1980 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 16, 1980?

On November 16, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 16, 1980?

On November 16, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 16, 1980?

On November 16, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 16, 1980?

On November 16, 1980 several famous people were born including, Kayte Christensen, Nicole Gius, Moris Carrozzieri.

Which famous people died on November 16, 1980?

Famous people died on November 16, 1980 include, Imogen Hassall, Jayan.

What was the number one song in November 16, 1980?

The number one song in the week of November 16, 1980 was Lady by Kenny Rogers in US and The Tide Is High by Blondie in UK.

What were the top hits on November 16, 1980?

The top hits on November 16, 1980 were Lady by Kenny Rogers, Woman In Love by Barbra Streisand, The Wanderer by Donna Summer in US and The Tide Is High by Blondie, Super Trouper by Abba, Woman In Love by Barbra Streisand in UK.