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Saturday 22 November 1980

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Artell and Shawn Fanning. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers. In UK The Tide Is High by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Heaven's Gate, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Goodbye, Darkness by William Manchester was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Le temps d'une paix. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cheeky Mouse or Spectar.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Le temps d'une paix

Starring: Nicole Leblanc, Katerine Mousseau, Yvon Dufour, Pierre Dufresne

Country: Canada

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Great Railway Journeys of the World

Starring: Ludovic Kennedy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ekkusu bonbâ

Starring: Toshio Furukawa, Jay Benedict, Mikio Terashima, Peter Marinker

Country: Japan

Home Sweet Home

Written by: Vince Powell

Starring: John Bluthal, Arianthe Galani, Miles Buchanan, Christopher Bell

Country: Australia

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Up and Coming

Starring: Yule Caise, Cooper Chow, Robert DoQui, Gift Harris

Country: United States

Movies

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

Heaven's Gate

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt

Country: United States

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Raging Bull

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci

Country: United States

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Somewhere in Time

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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The Elephant Man

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft

Country: United States

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Oh, God! Book II

Directed by: Gilbert Cates

Starring: George Burns, Suzanne Pleshette, David Birney

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 November 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Feast of Saint Cecilia
  • Also see November 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Lebanon - Independence Day (from France, 1943)
  • Family Day begins in 2005
  • Astrology: usually the first day of sun sign Sagittarius
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 22 November
Famous Deaths:
  • Leonard Barr: Comedian (Dean Martin Show, Szysznyk), dies at 77.
  • Jules Leger: Canadian politician (Born 1913).
  • Mae West: American stage and film actress with regal postures, delightful wit and insinuation and whose sexy quips have remained as a humorous part of our language.
Facts:
  • Georgia tanker at Pilottown, Louisiana, spills 1.3 million gallons of oil after an anchor chain caused the ship to leak.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1980?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: President-Elect Ronald Reagan -- Nov. 17, 1980
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8719
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hostage Drama -- Nov. 10, 1980

Books

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

Goodbye, Darkness

By: William Manchester

The nightmares began for William Manchester 23 years after WW II. In his dreams he lived with the recurring image of a battle-weary youth (himself), "angrily demanding to know what had

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Fanny

By: Erica Jong

"A rollicking tale...a tour de force."—Newsweek Discovered on the doorstep of a country estate in Wiltshire, England, the infant Fanny is raised to womanhood by her adoptive parents, Lord and Lady

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The Second Lady

By: Irving Wallace

The Second Lady

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cheeky Mouse

Cheeky Mouse

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Universal Games

Spectar

Spectar

Platform: Arcade, ColecoVision

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Exidy

Dragster

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Drag racing

Publisher: Activision

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Kaitei Takara Sagashi

Kaitei Takara Sagashi

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

Tank Battalion

Platform: Arcade, MSX, VIC-20, X68000

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Namco

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