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Tuesday 16 September 1980

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 16, 1980). 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. The Elephant Man, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Crisis Investing by Douglas R. Casey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Big City Comedy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Stratovox or Wizard of Wor.
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What the sky looked like on 16 September 1980

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Movies

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

The Elephant Man

Directed by: David Lynch

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

Country: United States

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Somewhere in Time

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, Teresa Wright

Country: United States

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Flash Gordon

Directed by: Mike Hodges

Starring: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Max von Sydow, Topol

Country: United States

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Terror Train

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Ben Johnson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Hart Bochner, David Copperfield

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The First Deadly Sin

Directed by: Brian G. Hutton

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Faye Dunaway, David Dukes, George Coe

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TV Series

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

Big City Comedy

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Livewire

Starring: Mark Cordray, Afrika Bambaataa, R.E.M., Rene Teboe

Country: United States

King Rollo

The New Adventures of Gigantor

Thundarr the Barbarian

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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)
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Facts:
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines join the United Nations.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 16, 1980 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Crisis Investing

By: Douglas R. Casey

Crisis Investing

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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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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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The Real War

By: Richard Nixon

The Real War

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Astro Fighter

Astro Fighter

Platform: Arcade Game, Microtan 65

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP Data East; NA Gremlin/Sega

Carnival

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, ColecoVision, Intellivision, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Sega Gremlin Industries

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Stratovox

Stratovox

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Sun Electronics Ltd.; NA Taito

Wizard of Wor

Platform: Arcade, ported to Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Bally Astrocade

Genre: Action/maze

Publisher: Midway; CBS Electronics (Atari 2600); Roklan (Atari 8-bit)

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Tank Battalion

Platform: Arcade, MSX, VIC-20, X68000

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Namco

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Home videos

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

The North Avenue Irregulars

Studio: Disney

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Pete's Dragon

Studio: Disney

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The Wizard of Oz

Studio: MGM/CBS Home Video

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The Black Hole

Studio: Disney

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Studio: Disney

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