Tuesday November 18, 1980

US date format: 11/18/1980, UK date format: 18/11/1980

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 18, 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 Sofiane (Star Academy) and François Duval. 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. The Competition, directed by Joel Oliansky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Craig Claiborne'S Gourmet Diet by Craig Claiborne with Pierre Franey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Breaking Away. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cytron Masters or Wizard of Wor.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
  • Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
  • Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
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Events

  • Despite missing 45 games, George Brett wins AL MVP
  • Honduras and El Salvador signs peace (after soccer war 1969)

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Movies

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The Competition

The Competition

Directed by: Joel Oliansky

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Amy Irving, Lee Remick, Sam Wanamaker

Freebie and the Bean

Freebie and the Bean

Directed by: Richard Rush

Starring: Alan Arkin, James Caan, Loretta Swit, Jack Kruschen

Hawk the Slayer

Hawk the Slayer

Directed by: Terry Marcel

Starring: Jack Palance, John Terry, Bernard Bresslaw, Ray Charleson

Tanya's Island

Tanya's Island

Directed by: Alfred Sole

Starring: Vanity, Richard Sargent, Mariette Lévesque, Don McLeod

Scared to Death

Scared to Death

Directed by: William Malone

Starring: John Stinson, Diana Davidson, David Moses, Toni Jannotta

TV Series

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Breaking Away

Breaking Away

Directed by: Peter Yates

The Settlers

The Settlers

Directed by: Shimon Dotan

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

Days to next November 18

If November 18, 1980 is your birthday you're 39 years, 10 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 21 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Field Guide To The Birds by Roger Tory Peterson

A Field Guide To The Birds

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Roger Tory Peterson had already made his mark with his innovative field guide when he conducted DDT research during World War II. His friend and fellow naturalist Rachel Carson built on these efforts and eventually wrote Silent Spring, a landmark …

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 Sky'S The Limit by Wayne Dyer

The Sky'S The Limit

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Are you ready to take charge of your life and become a NO LIMIT person? This book contains the things you need to know to reach your maximum potential.

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.

Music For Chameleons by Truman Capote

Music For Chameleons

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In these gems of reportage Truman Capote takes true stories and real people and renders them with the stylistic brio we expect from great fiction.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Mystery House

Mystery House

Platform: Apple II, PC-6001, PC-8801 iOS, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: On-Line Systems

Sengoku Ninja Tai

Sengoku Ninja Tai

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data East

Cytron Masters

Cytron Masters

Platform: Atari 400/800, Apple II

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: SSI

Time Traveler

Time Traveler

Platform: TRS-80[citation needed], Apple II, Commodore PET

Wizard of Wor

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)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 18, 1980?

On November 18, 1980 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is November 18, 1980?

On November 18, 1980 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 18, 1980?

On November 18, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 18, 1980?

On November 18, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 18, 1980?

On November 18, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 18, 1980?

On November 18, 1980 several famous people were born including, Sofiane (Star Academy), François Duval, C J Wilson.

Which famous people died on November 18, 1980?

Famous people died on November 18, 1980 include, Conn Smythe.

What was the number one song in November 18, 1980?

The number one song in the week of November 18, 1980 was Lady by Kenny Rogers in US and The Tide Is High by Blondie in UK.

What were the top hits on November 18, 1980?

The top hits on November 18, 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.


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