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Tuesday 16 September 1980

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Patrik Stefan and Ken Mizorogi. 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 How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate by Albert J. Lowry was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Yes You Can. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Moon Cresta or Voodoo Castle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1980 or at September 16 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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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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Find out your future and your soulmate

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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 16 September 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines join the United Nations.

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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 ?

How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate

By: Albert J. Lowry

How You Can Become Financially Independent by Investing in Real Estate , covers the latest tax laws, and shows how you can realize greater profits than ever before-even.

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Bellefleur

By: Joyce Carol Oates

A wealthy and notorious clan, the Bellefleurs live in a region not unlike the Adirondacks, in an enormous mansion on the shores of mythic Lake Noir.

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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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The Ninja

By: Eric Van Lustbader

"Totally absorbing...as gripping a tale of hatred and revenge as you will read...It is superb."NEWS RECORDThis is the story of Nicholas Linnear, half-Caucasian, half-Oriental, a man caught between East and West,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

King & Balloon

King & Balloon

Platform: Arcade, MSX

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA GamePlan

Moon Cresta

Platform: Arcade (original) ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, BBC Micro, Amstrad CPC, Dragon 32, Sharp X68000, SNES, PS2, Virtual Console, PS4

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Nichibutsu, Taito, Sega-Gremlin, Centuri, HAMSTER Corporation

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Pac-Man

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Midway

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Voodoo Castle

Voodoo Castle

Platform: Apple II Plus, Commodore PET, TRS-80, Vic 20, TI 99/4a, Commodore 64, Macintosh, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Dragon 32/64

Genre: text adventure

Publisher: Adventure International

Galactic Empire

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

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Brøderbund

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