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Monday July 21, 1980

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 21, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sandra Laoura and Lee Camp (comedian). In that special week of July people in US were listening to It's Still Rock And Roll To Me by Billy Joel. In UK Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Contraband, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Will by G. Gordon Liddy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coming Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cheeky Mouse or Voodoo Castle.
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What the sky looked like on 21 July 1980

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Movies

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

Contraband

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Fabio Testi, Ivana Monti, Marcel Bozzuffi, Saverio Marconi

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Ruckus

Directed by: Max Kleven

Starring: Dirk Benedict, Linda Blair, Richard Farnsworth, Matt Clark

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Cannibal Apocalypse

Directed by: Antonio Margheriti

Starring: John Saxon, Elizabeth Turner, Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Cinzia De Carolis

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Border Cop

Directed by: Christopher Leitch

Starring: Telly Savalas, Danny De La Paz, Eddie Albert, Michael V. Gazzo

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Be-Reham

Directed by: Raghunath Jhalani

Starring: Sanjeev Kumar, Mala Sinha, Shatrughan Sinha, Reena Roy

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TV Series

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

Coming Home

Directed by: Layne McDonald

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Texas

Les dames de coeur

What's the Word?

Summer Royal

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 July 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Zoticus
  • St. Victor of Marseilles
  • St. Barhadbesciabus
  • St. Arbogastus
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Jean-Claude Droyer climbs the Eiffel Tower in 2 hours 18 minutes.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 21, 1980 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Will

By: G. Gordon Liddy

From soldier to Washington insider; from a prisoner who preferred the walls of a prison rather than the betrayal of his principles; to a writer and top radio personality, G.

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China Men

By: Maxine Hong Kingston

The author chronicles the lives of three generations of Chinese men in America, woven from memory, myth and fact. Here's a storyteller's tale of what they endured in a strange new

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Nothing Down

By: Robert G. Allen

With more than a million copies in print, Robert Allen's Nothing Down for the '90s has probably helped more people achieve success in real estate than any book in history.

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The Spike

By: Arnaud de Borchgrave and Robert Moss

The Spike

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Monster (Videopac)

Space Monster (Videopac)

Platform: Odyssey┬▓/Videopac

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Philips

Star Castle

Star Castle

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Cheeky Mouse

Cheeky Mouse

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Universal Games

Targ

Targ

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

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

Home videos

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

Escape to Witch Mountain

Studio: Disney

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Hot Lead and Cold Feet

Studio: Disney

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The North Avenue Irregulars

Studio: Disney

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Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier

Studio: Disney

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The Love Bug

Studio: Disney

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