Sunday September 21, 1980

US date format: 9/21/1980, UK date format: 21/9/1980

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 21, 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 Kareena Kapoor and Autumn Reeser. 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 Craig Claiborne'S Gourmet Diet by Craig Claiborne with Pierre Franey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Big City Comedy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Conflict or Dragster.
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Historical Events

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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
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Events

  • Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA ERA Real Estate Golf Classic
  • 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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Movies

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The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

Directed by: David Lynch

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

Country: United States of America

Somewhere in Time

Somewhere in Time

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

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

Country: United States of America

Flash Gordon

Flash Gordon

Directed by: Mike Hodges

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

Country: United States of America

The First Deadly Sin

The First Deadly Sin

Directed by: Brian G. Hutton

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

Terror Train

Terror Train

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

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

Sport Games on September 21, 1980

Sport Games on September 21, 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
  • Miami Dolphins - Atlanta Falcons : 20 - 17
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TV Series

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Big City Comedy

Big City Comedy

Livewire

Livewire

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

Country: United States of America

King Rollo

King Rollo

The New Adventures of Gigantor

The New Adventures of Gigantor

Thundarr the Barbarian

Thundarr the Barbarian

Days to next September 21

If September 21, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Craig Claiborne'S Gourmet Diet by Craig Claiborne with Pierre Franey

Craig Claiborne'S Gourmet Diet

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low-sodium recipes modified-fat recipes modified-cholesterol recipes low-fat cookbook

Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz

Princess Daisy

By:

She was born Princess Marguerite Alexandrovna Valensky. But everyone called her Daisy. She was a blonde beauty living in a world of aristocrats and countless wealthy. Her father was a prince, a Russian nobleman.

The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum

The Bourne Identity

By:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER His memory is a blank. His bullet-ridden body was fished from the Mediterranean Sea. His face has been altered by plastic surgery.

Crisis Investing by Douglas R. Casey

Crisis Investing

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Crisis Investing

Men In Love by Nancy Friday

Men In Love

By:

An extraordinary, explicitly masculine journey, Men In Love develops a startlingly honest portrayal of what it means to be a man in contemporary America.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Computer Conflict

Computer Conflict

Platform: Apple II series

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Space Firebird

Space Firebird

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Nintendo; NA Sega-Gremlin

Zeus World

Zeus World

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Donnoly

Dragster

Dragster

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Drag racing

Publisher: Activision

Sea Duel

Sea Duel

Platform: Microvision

Genre: Turn-based Strategy

Publisher: Milton Bradley

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 21, 1980?

On September 21, 1980 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is September 21, 1980?

On September 21, 1980 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 21, 1980?

On September 21, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 21, 1980?

On September 21, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on September 21, 1980?

On September 21, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 21, 1980?

On September 21, 1980 several famous people were born including, Kareena Kapoor, Autumn Reeser, Robert Hoffman (actor).

Which famous people died on September 21, 1980?

Famous people died on September 21, 1980 include, Ernest White.

What was the number one song in September 21, 1980?

The number one song in the week of September 21, 1980 was Upside Down by Diana Ross in US and Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie in UK.

What were the top hits on September 21, 1980?

The top hits on September 21, 1980 were Upside Down by Diana Ross, All Out Of Love by Air Supply, Another One Bites The Dust by Queen in US and Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie, One Day I'll Fly Away by Randy Crawford, Start by The Jam in UK.


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