Tuesday January 29, 1980

US date format: 1/29/1980, UK date format: 29/1/1980

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 29, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Katie Lohmann and Jason James Richter. 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. Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears, directed by Vladimir Menshov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while The Windsor Story by J. Bryan III and Charles J.V. Murphy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anna. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Balloon or Star Castle.
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Historical Events

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  • 6 Iranian held US hostages escape with help of Canadians
  • Cleveland Cavaliers beat Los Angeles Lakers 154-153 in quadruple overtime.

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Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Directed by: Vladimir Menshov

Starring: Vera Alentova, Aleksey Batalov, Irina Muravyova, Raisa Ryazanova

Agency

Agency

Directed by: George Kaczender

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Lee Majors, Valerie Perrine, Alexandra Stewart

Shi di chu ma

Shi di chu ma

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Starring: Jackie Chan, Pai Wei, Biao Yuen, Lily Li

Inferno

Inferno

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Leigh McCloskey, Irene Miracle, Eleonora Giorgi, Daria Nicolodi

Cruising

Cruising

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, Karen Allen, Richard Cox

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Anna

Anna

Directed by: Jorge Dorado

Emilia

Emilia

Directed by: Diogo M Borges

Lord Schmetterhemd

Lord Schmetterhemd

Bilder, die die Welt bewegten - Peter von Zahn berichtet

Bilder, die die Welt bewegten - Peter von Zahn berichtet

Starring: Peter von Zahn

Mahô shôjo Lalabelle

Mahô shôjo Lalabelle

Days to next January 29

If January 29, 1980 is your birthday you're 40 years, 8 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Windsor Story by J. Bryan III and Charles J.V. Murphy

The Windsor Story

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The Windsor Story

Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin

Cruel Shoes

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Cruel Shoes

Portraits by Cynthia Freeman

Portraits

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From New York’s Lower East Side to San Francisco, four generations of an immigrant family in America come to vivid life in this timeless saga by bestselling author Cynthia FreemanIn an

Aunt Erma'S Cope Book by Erma Bombeck

Aunt Erma'S Cope Book

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"Her audience is everyone who has ever married, had children, gotten to middle age, owned a dog or a duck."DALLAS TIMES HERALDIn this book Erma comes out--out of the kitchen--with these

The Establishment by Howard Fast

The Establishment

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She'll stand up for her family, no matter the cost Former socialite Barbara Lavette is unconcerned about the gossip that surrounds her new marriage. However, her husband Bernie, a poor mechanic whom she met in the midst of World War …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crazy Balloon

Crazy Balloon

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Taito

Star Castle

Star Castle

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Rescue at Rigel

Rescue at Rigel

Platform: Apple II, DOS, TRS-80, VIC-20, Commodore PET, Atari 8-bit.

Genre: Sci-Fi CRPG

Publisher: Epyx

Skiing

Skiing

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Activision

Missile Command

Missile Command

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: NA Atari Inc.; EU Sega; NA Nintendo (Game Boy)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 29, 1980?

On January 29, 1980 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is January 29, 1980?

On January 29, 1980 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 29, 1980?

On January 29, 1980 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 29, 1980?

On January 29, 1980 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 29, 1980?

On January 29, 1980 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 29, 1980?

On January 29, 1980 several famous people were born including, Katie Lohmann, Jason James Richter, Yael Bar Zohar.

Which famous people died on January 29, 1980?

Famous people died on January 29, 1980 include, Antonio Molina, Jimmy Durante.

What was the number one song in January 29, 1980?

The number one song in the week of January 29, 1980 was Rock With You by Michael Jackson in US and Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders in UK.

What were the top hits on January 29, 1980?

The top hits on January 29, 1980 were Rock With You by Michael Jackson, Do That To Me One More Time by Captain and Tennille, Coward Of The County by Kenny Rogers in US and Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders, Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd, With You I'm Born Again by Billy Preston & Syreeta in UK.


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