Wednesday February 20, 1980

US date format: 2/20/1980, UK date format: 20/2/1980

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 20, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Imanol Harinordoquy and Yoann Sover. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen. In UK Too Much Too Young (The Special AKA Live! EP) by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. Coal Miner's Daughter, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Donahue by Phil Donahue was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Emilia. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Firebird or Moon Cresta.
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Movies

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

Coal Miner's Daughter

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, Levon Helm, Phyllis Boyens-Liptak

Country: United States of America

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The Black Marble

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: Robert Foxworth, Paula Prentiss, Harry Dean Stanton, Barbara Babcock

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Death Ship

Directed by: Alvin Rakoff

Starring: George Kennedy, Richard Crenna, Nick Mancuso, Sally Ann Howes

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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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TV Series

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

Emilia

Directed by: Diogo M Borges

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Lord Schmetterhemd

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Chega Mais

Anderland

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • Actress Susan Dey (LA Law) weds producer Bernard Sofronski

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Books

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Donahue

By: Phil Donahue

DJ price clipeed at flap. Creasing, small tears, and edge wear to DJ. Pages are clean. Binding is tight.

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The Establishment

By: Howard Fast

She'll stand up for her family, no matter the cost Former socialite Barbara Lavette is unconcerned about the gossip that surrounds her new marriage. However, her husband Bernie, a poor mechanic whom she met in the midst of World War …

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The Americans

By: Alistair Cooke

Talks selected from Cooke's radio broadcasts reveal his incisive, illuminating, and witty observations on Watergate, Vietnam, and other news events of the last decade

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Firebird

Space Firebird

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Nintendo; NA Sega-Gremlin

Stratovox

Stratovox

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Sun Electronics Ltd.; NA Taito

Moon Cresta

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

Kaitei Takara Sagashi

Kaitei Takara Sagashi

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

Midway Campaign

Midway Campaign

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple II, Atari, Commodore 64, Commodore PET, TRS-80, VIC 20

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Microcomputer Games Inc

Home videos

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

The Apple Dumpling Gang

Studio: Disney

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Hot Lead and Cold Feet

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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The Wizard of Oz

Studio: MGM/CBS Home Video

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