Saturday November 29, 1980

US date format: 11/29/1980, UK date format: 29/11/1980

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 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 Janina Gavankar and Izabela Belcik. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers. In UK The Tide Is High by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Stir Crazy, directed by Sidney Poitier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while Loon Lake by E.L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Number 96. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Monster (Videopac) or Berzerk.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Radbod
  • former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - Republic Day
  • International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
  • Israel - Kaftet be-November (commemoration of the U.N. decision in 1947 to partition Palestine)
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Movies

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Stir Crazy

Stir Crazy

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Starring: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Georg Stanford Brown, JoBeth Williams

Country: United States of America

Nightmare City

Nightmare City

Directed by: Umberto Lenzi

Starring: Hugo Stiglitz, Laura Trotter, Maria Rosaria Omaggio, Francisco Rabal

Popeye

Popeye

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall, Ray Walston, Paul Dooley

Country: United States of America

The Competition

The Competition

Directed by: Joel Oliansky

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Amy Irving, Lee Remick, Sam Wanamaker

Freebie and the Bean

Freebie and the Bean

Directed by: Richard Rush

Starring: Alan Arkin, James Caan, Loretta Swit, Jack Kruschen

TV Series

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Number 96

Number 96

Directed by: Peter Bernardos

Breaking Away

Breaking Away

Directed by: Peter Yates

The Settlers

The Settlers

Directed by: Shimon Dotan

Too Close for Comfort

Too Close for Comfort

Rosa... de lejos

Rosa... de lejos

Directed by: María Herminia Avellaneda

Days to next November 29

If November 29, 1980 is your birthday you're 39 years, 10 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Loon Lake by E.L. Doctorow

Loon Lake

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The hero of this dazzling novel by American master E. L. Doctorow is Joe, a young man on the run in the depths of the Great Depression.

The Second Lady by Irving Wallace

The Second Lady

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The Second Lady

Cosmos by Carl Sagan

Cosmos

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RETURNING TO TELEVISION AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOXCosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a

Come Pour The Wine by Cynthia Freeman

Come Pour The Wine

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New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Freeman’s powerful tale of a woman in search of her sacred heritage, who must decide how much she is willing to sacrifice for loveNineteen-year-old Janet

The Key To Rebecca by Ken Follett

The Key To Rebecca

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Ken Follett’s The Key to Rebecca took readers and critics by storm when first published more than twenty years ago. Today, it remains one of the best espionage novels ever written. Look

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Space Monster (Videopac)

Space Monster (Videopac)

Platform: Odyssey²/Videopac

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Philips

Targ

Targ

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Exidy

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

Sea Duel

Sea Duel

Platform: Microvision

Genre: Turn-based Strategy

Publisher: Milton Bradley

Berzerk

Berzerk

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

Genre: Multi-directional shooter/Run and gun

Publisher: Stern Electronics

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On November 29, 1980 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is November 29, 1980?

On November 29, 1980 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on November 29, 1980?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on November 29, 1980?

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

Which famous people are born on November 29, 1980?

On November 29, 1980 several famous people were born including, Janina Gavankar, Izabela Belcik, Jason Griffith.

Which famous people died on November 29, 1980?

Famous people died on November 29, 1980 include, George J Maloof, Dorothy Day.

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

The number one song in the week of November 29, 1980 was Lady by Kenny Rogers in US and The Tide Is High by Blondie in UK.

What were the top hits on November 29, 1980?

The top hits on November 29, 1980 were Lady by Kenny Rogers, Woman In Love by Barbra Streisand, The Wanderer by Donna Summer in US and The Tide Is High by Blondie, Super Trouper by Abba, Woman In Love by Barbra Streisand in UK.


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