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Wednesday 23 January 1980

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Theresa Kulikowski in Tacoma . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Rock With You by Michael Jackson. In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits. while The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Voyage of Charles Darwin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Musician or SOS.
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 ?

The Voyage of Charles Darwin

Starring: Malcolm Stoddard, Andrew Burt, David Ashton, Peter Settelen

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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One in a Million

Starring: Shirley Hemphill, Richard Paul, Carl Ballantine, Dorothy Fielding

Country: United States

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CBS Children's Mystery Theatre

Starring: Dody Goodman, Dominique Dunne, Beth Ehlers, Adam Rich

Country: United States

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Free to Choose

Starring: Milton Friedman

Country: United States

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The Duchess of Duke Street

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Gemma Jones, Victoria Plucknett, John Welsh, John Cater

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Scavenger Hunt

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Richard Benjamin, James Coco, Scatman Crothers

Country: United States

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All That Jazz

Directed by: Bob Fosse

Starring: Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Leland Palmer

Country: United States

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The Black Hole

Directed by: Gary Nelson

Starring: Maximilian Schell, Anthony Perkins, Robert Forster

Country: United States

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Being There

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas

Country: United States

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Kramer vs. Kramer

Directed by: Robert Benton

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset:, Afghanistan by Hubert Van Es.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8675
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Moscow's Challenge -- Jan. 14, 1980

Books

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

The Last Enchantment

By: Mary Stewart

Arthur Pendragon is King! Unchallenged on the battlefield, he melds the country together in a time of promise. But sinister powers plot to destroy Camelot, and when the witch-queen Morgause --

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Memories Of Another Day

By: Harold Robbins

“Robbins grabs the reader and doesn’t let go…” —Publishers Weekly “His characters are compelling, his dialogue is dramatic, and his style is simple and straightforward.”

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James Herriot'S Yorkshire

By: James Herriot

James Herriot writes about the glorious moors, the gentle dales, dry-stone walls and sturdy farmhouses, ruined abbeys and castles among the hills, market towns, country villages and bracing, windy beaches, as

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The Right Stuff

By: Tom Wolfe

From "America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek)--a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Mission Asteroid

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

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Akalabeth: World of Doom

Akalabeth: World of Doom

Platform: Apple II, DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: California Pacific Computer Co.

Musician

Platform: Magnavox Odyssey² (US) Philips Videopac (Europe)

Genre: Music

Publisher: Philips

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SOS

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Namco

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Zeus World

Zeus World

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Donnoly


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