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Thursday 25 September 1980

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on September 25, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include TI (rapper) and Olivia Molina. 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. Private Benjamin, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Fanny by Erica Jong was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Big City Comedy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fishing Derby or Red Baron.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Private Benjamin

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Eileen Brennan, Armand Assante, Robert Webber

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The Elephant Man

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

Country: United States

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Somewhere in Time

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, Teresa Wright

Country: United States

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Flash Gordon

Directed by: Mike Hodges

Starring: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Max von Sydow, Topol

Country: United States

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Terror Train

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Ben Johnson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Hart Bochner, David Copperfield

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TV Series

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

Big City Comedy

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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

Uchû senkan Yamato III

Ruy, el pequeño Cid

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 September 1980 ?

  • Also see September 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Virgin of Fuencisla; Saint Finbarr
  • Mozambique - Armed Forces Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Colchique (Crocus) Day, fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Bonham: English pop drummer (Led Zeppelin), overdoses at 32.
  • Chevy Chase calls Cary Grant a homo on Tomorrow show (suit follows)
  • Jerry Mumphrey joins Ozzie Smith, and Gene Richards to steal 50 bases this year for Padres

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 25, 1980 - Geocentric view

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Diana Ross - Upside Down
  2. All Out Of Love - Air Supply
  3. Queen - Another One Bites The Dust
  4. George Benson - Give Me The Night
  5. Lookin' For Love - Johnny Lee
  6. Late In The Evening - Paul Simon
  7. Drivin' My Life Away - Eddie Rabbitt
  8. Irene Cara - Fame
  9. Larry Graham - One In A Million You
  10. Kenny Loggins - I'm Alright
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. George Benson - Give Me The Night
  2. Funkin' For Jamaica (N.Y.) - Tom Browne
  3. Girl,don't Let It Get You Down - The O'Jays
  4. Diana Ross - Upside Down
  5. Wide Receiver (Part I) - Michael Henderson
  6. Queen With Wyclef Jean Featuring Pras And Free - Another One Bites The Dust
  7. Dynasty - I've Just Begun To Love You
  8. Cameo - Shake Your Pants
  9. Maze - Southern Girl
  10. Where Did We Go Wrong - LTD
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Kelly Marie - Feels Like I'm In Love
  2. One Day I'll Fly Away - Randy Crawford
  3. Start - The Jam
  4. David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes
  5. The Police - Don't Stand So Close To Me


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


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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How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate

By: Albert J. Lowry

How You Can Become Financially Independent by Investing in Real Estate , covers the latest tax laws, and shows how you can realize greater profits than ever before-even.

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By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic “terrifying…gripping” (Miami Herald) #1 New York Times bestseller—“his highest farenheit reading yet” (Time)!Andy McGee and Vicky Tomlinson were once college students looking to make some extra cash, volunteering as test subjects for an ...

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Princess Daisy

By: Judith Krantz

She was born Princess Marguerite Alexandrovna Valensky. But everyone called her Daisy. She was a blonde beauty living in a world of aristocrats and countless wealthy. Her father was a prince, a Russian nobleman.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade game, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, GCE Vectrex

Genre: Multi-directional shooter/Run and gun

Publisher: Stern Electronics

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Star Castle

Star Castle

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Fishing Derby

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (fishing)

Publisher: Activision

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Red Baron

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

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

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

Genre: Music

Publisher: Philips

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 Wizard of Oz

Studio: MGM/CBS Home Video

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The Apple Dumpling Gang

Studio: Disney

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Studio: Disney

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The Odessa File

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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