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Friday 25 July 1980

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Diam's and Maxime Switek. In that special week of July people in US were listening to It's Still Rock And Roll To Me by Billy Joel. In UK Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. The Final Countdown, directed by Don Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Little Gloria ... Happy At Last by Barbara Goldsmith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nobody's Perfect. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Polaris or Terrorist.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Final Countdown

Directed by: Don Taylor

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross

Country: United States

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Arabian Nights

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Ninetto Davoli, Franco Citti, Franco Merli

Country: United States

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Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Bill Murray

Country: United States

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Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Tisa Farrow, Ian McCulloch, Richard Johnson

Country: United States

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Cheech & Chong's Next Movie

Directed by: Tommy Chong

Starring: Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Evelyn Guerrero

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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The Adventure Game

Written by: Patrick Dowling

Starring: Chris Lever, Charmian Gradwell, Bill Homewood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Señorita Andrea

Starring: Ignacio Quirós, Darío Grandinetti

Country: Argentina

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 25 July 1980 ?

  • St. Thea
  • Roman festivals - Furinalia
  • Cuba - Eve of Revolution Day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Foundation of Santiago de QuerTtaro
  • Puerto Rico - Constitution Day (1952)
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  • Train crash at Winsum, 9 die
  • The album ''Back in Black'' is released by the Australian band AC/DC.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: G.O.P. Convention -- July 21, 1980
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8702
  • Time: X ray courtesy Ilford, Ltd.


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

Little Gloria ... Happy At Last

By: Barbara Goldsmith

Hardcover Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf; 3 edition (January 1, 1980) ASIN: B001QI29CC Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 6.6 x 1.7 inches

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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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The Real War

By: Richard Nixon

The Real War

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Thy Neighbor'S Wife

By: Gay Talese

The provocative classic work newly updatedAn intimate personal odyssey across America's changing sexual landscapeWhen first published, Gay Talese's 1981 groundbreaking work, Thy Neighbor's Wife, shocked a nation with its powerful, eye-opening

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Taito

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Star Warrior

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, TRS-80

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Epyx

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Astro Invader

Platform: Arcade, Arcadia 2001

Genre: Retro, Fixed Shooter

Publisher: JP Konami; NA Stern Electronics

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Midway Campaign

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple II, Atari, Commodore 64, Commodore PET, TRS-80, VIC 20

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Microcomputer Games Inc

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Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Edu-Ware

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