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Saturday March 22, 1980

US date format: 3/22/1980, UK date format: 22/3/1980

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 22, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Julien Dassin and Shannon Bex. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd. In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits. Zigeunerweisen, directed by Seijun Suzuki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while The Dead Zone by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Stockard Channing Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Compu-Spell or Rally-X.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Seijun Suzuki

Starring: Yoshio Harada, Naoko Ôtani, Kisako Makishi, Akaji Maro

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The Changeling

Directed by: Peter Medak

Starring: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas, Jean Marsh

Country: United States

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City of Women

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Anna Prucnal, Bernice Stegers, Jole Silvani

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Tom Horn

Directed by: William Wiard

Starring: Steve McQueen, Linda Evans, Richard Farnsworth, Billy Green Bush

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Directed by: Bill Persky

Starring: Martin Mull, Tuesday Weld, Jennifer McAllister, Sam Chew Jr.

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TV Series

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

The Stockard Channing Show

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Starring: Bernard Hill, Derrick O'Connor, Larry Lamb, Ray Winstone

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Tenspeed and Brown Shoe

Directed by: Various

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Shadow Warriors

Starring: Shin'ichi Chiba, Jun'ichi Haruta, Naomi Hase, Shôtarô Hayashi

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 March 1980 ?

  • Blessed Genta of Maaseik
  • The fourth day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
  • World Water Day.
  • Easter Sunday - 1818, 2285. In the Gregorian Calendar 22 March is the earliest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (25th April is the latest).
  • Saint Octavian
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  • The Georgia Guidestones are erected in Elbert County, Georgia.
  • The Australia Olympic Committee announces it will send an Olympic delegation to Moscow, despite objections by Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser.
  • Archbishop Óscar Romero is killed by gunmen while celebrating Mass in San Salvador. At his funeral 6 days later, 42 people are killed amid gunfire and bombs.

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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1980 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. The Whispers - And The Beat Goes On
  2. Special Lady - Ray, Goodman & Brown
  3. The Brothers Johnson - Stomp
  4. Kool & The Gang - Too Hot
  5. Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll - Vaughn Mason And Crew
  6. Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me, Girl - The Spinners
  7. I Don't Believe You Want To Get Up An Dance (Oops!) - The Gap Band
  8. Parliament - Theme From The Black Hole
  9. Shalamar - The Second Time Around
  10. Michael Jackson - Off The Wall


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

The Dead Zone

By: Stephen King

Beware, The Wheel of Fortune…Johnny, the small boy who skated at breakneck speed into an accident that for one horrifying moment plunged him into…the dead zone.Johnny

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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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Sophie's Choice

By: William Styron

Three stories are told: a young Southerner wants to become a writer; a turbulent love-hate affair between a brilliant Jew and a beautiful Polish woman; and of an awful wound in that woman's past--one that impels both Sophie and Nathan ...

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Aunt Erma'S Cope Book

By: Erma Bombeck

"Her audience is everyone who has ever married, had children, gotten to middle age, owned a dog or a duck."DALLAS TIMES HERALDIn this book Erma comes out--out of the kitchen--with these

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Sun Electronics Ltd.; NA Taito



Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Maze, Driving

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Midway



Platform: Arcade, ColecoVision

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Exidy



Platform: Apple II

Genre: Language arts, Spelling

Publisher: Edu-Ware

Red Baron

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360, Games for Windows LIVE (via Game Room)

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

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Home videos

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

Pete's Dragon

Studio: Disney

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The Odessa File

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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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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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Studio: Disney

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