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Monday 22 September 1980

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Francesco D'Isa and Ray Foley. 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 Rage Of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Yes You Can. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sea Duel or The Prisoner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 September 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Emmeramus
  • Saint Florentius
  • In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
  • In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
  • Saint Jonas
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Facts:
  • Iraq invades Iran in an attempt to control the Shatt al-Arab waterway
  • Iraqi troops seize part of Iran in a border dispute; war begins
  • John andYoko sign a recording contract with Geffin Records

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Toxic chemical wastes in lake water. 'The Poisoning of America.'
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8711
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The U.S. Voter -- Sep. 15, 1980

Books

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

Smiley'S People

By: John le Carré

From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; Our Kind of Traitor; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, is now available.Tell

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Jailbird

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Jailbird takes us into a fractured and comic, pure Vonnegut world of high crimes and misdemeanors in government—and in the heart. This wry tale follows bumbling bureaucrat Walter F.

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Restoring The American Dream

By: Robert J. Ringer

Restoring the American Dream

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Triple

By: Ken Follett

A New York Times bestselling novel of international suspense and terror from the author of The Pillars of the Earth, World Without End, and A Column of Fire As Egypt comes closer and closer to developing a nuclear bomb, the ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Sea Duel

Platform: Microvision

Genre: Turn-based Strategy

Publisher: Milton Bradley

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Space Monster (Videopac)

Space Monster (Videopac)

Platform: Odyssey²/Videopac

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Philips

Dragster

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Drag racing

Publisher: Activision

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Navarone

Navarone

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Namco

The Prisoner

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Edu-Ware

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