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Sunday 28 September 1980

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brigitta Callens and Ashlee Frazier. 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. Somewhere in Time, directed by Jeannot Szwarc, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Firestarter by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Up and Coming. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Balloon or Phoenix.
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 ?

Up and Coming

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

Country: United States

Bric-A-Brac

Starring: Brian Cant

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

The Adventure Game

Written by: Patrick Dowling

Starring: Chris Lever, Charmian Gradwell, Bill Homewood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Somewhere in Time

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer

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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The Elephant Man

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft

Country: United States

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Kagemusha

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ken'ichi Hagiwara

Country: United States

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Stardust Memories

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Charlotte Rampling, Jessica Harper

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 September 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast day of the following RC Saints Leoba
  • St. Wenceslas
  • French Republican Calendar - Carotte (Carrot) Day, seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Taiwan - Teacher's Day (Confucius' birthday)
  • Czech Republic - Czech Statehood Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Charlie & Algernon closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • Jerilyn Britz wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic
  • Jaromir Wagner is first to fly the Atlantic standing on the wing.

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Sport Games on 28 September 1980

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - San Francisco 49ers : 20 - 17
  • Chicago Bears - Pittsburgh Steelers : 3 - 38
  • Cleveland Browns - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 34 - 27
  • Dallas Cowboys - Green Bay Packers : 28 - 7
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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

about human freedom. The author says "The American Dream was not about government's taking huge sums of money (under the label of "taxation") from citizens by force.

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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 ?

Crazy Balloon

Crazy Balloon

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Taito

Phoenix

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 800

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Centuri, Taito (Arcade) Atari (Atari 2600)

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Crazy Balloon

Crazy Balloon

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Taito

Dodge 'Em

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Kaitei Takara Sagashi

Kaitei Takara Sagashi

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco


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