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Sunday 21 September 1980

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Raegan Tomaster and Nyree Lewis. 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. Stardust Memories, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Anatomy Of An Illness by Norman Cousins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Yes You Can. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cheeky Mouse or Rally-X.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Stardust Memories

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Charlotte Rampling, Jessica Harper

Country: United States

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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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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 21 September 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
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Facts:
  • Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA ERA Real Estate Golf Classic
  • LA Ram Johnnie Johnson scores a 99 yard interception
  • Richard Todd of the New York Jets completes 42 passes in a game (NFL record).
  • Bülent Ulusu, ex admiral, forms the new government of Turkey (44th government, composed mostly of technocrats)
  • The command council of Iraq orders its army to ampquotdeliver its fatal blow on Iranian military targets,ampquot initiating the Iran–Iraq War.

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Sport Games on 21 September 1980

NFL
American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Houston Oilers : 16 - 21
  • Buffalo Bills - New Orleans Saints : 35 - 26
  • Green Bay Packers - Los Angeles Rams : 21 - 51
  • Kansas City Chiefs - Cleveland Browns : 13 - 20
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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 ?

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 Third Wave

By: Alvin Toffler

The Third Wave makes startling sense of the violent changes now battering our world. Its sweeping synthesis casts fresh light on our new forms of marriage and family, on today's dramatic changes

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Rage of Angels

By: Sidney Sheldon

A memorable, mesmerizing heroineJennifer -- brilliant, beautiful, an attorney on the way up until the Mafia's schemes win her the hatred of an implacable enemy -- and a love more destructive than hate.A

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Crisis Investing

By: Douglas R. Casey

Crisis Investing

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Carnival

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

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Sega Gremlin Industries

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Phoenix

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 800

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Centuri, Taito (Arcade) Atari (Atari 2600)

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Space Panic

Platform: Arcade ColecoVision

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Universal Entertainment Corporation

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Cheeky Mouse

Cheeky Mouse

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Universal Games

Rally-X

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Maze, Driving

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Midway

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