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Wednesday October 29, 1980

US date format: 10/29/1980, UK date format: 29/10/1980

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 29, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ben Foster (acteur) and Heidi Androl. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Woman In Love by Barbra Streisand. In UK Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police was in the top 5 hits. Raging Bull, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while The Spike by Arnaud de Borchgrave and Robert Moss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Too Close for Comfort. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lords of Karma or Musician.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Raging Bull

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

Country: United States

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Insaf Ka Tarazu

Directed by: B.R. Chopra

Starring: Zeenat Aman, Raj Babbar, Deepak Parashar, Padmini Kolhapure

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Humkadam

Directed by: Anil Ganguly

Starring: Rakhee Gulzar, Parikshat Sahni, Biswajeet, A.K. Hangal

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The Idolmaker

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Ray Sharkey, Tovah Feldshuh, Peter Gallagher, Paul Land

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Permanent Vacation

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Chris Parker, Leila Gastil, John Lurie, Richard Boes

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TV Series

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

Too Close for Comfort

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Rosa... de lejos

Directed by: María Herminia Avellaneda

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Big City Comedy

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As Três Marias

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Demonstration flight of a secretly modified C-130 for an Iran hostage crisis rescue attempt ends in crash landing at Eglin Air Force Base's Duke Field, Florida leading to cancellation of Operation Credible Sport.
  • Mark David Chapman, John Lennon's murderer, leaves for New York from his home in Hawaii.

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Books

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

The Spike

By: Arnaud de Borchgrave and Robert Moss

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The Second Lady

By: Irving Wallace

The Second Lady

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Side Effects

By: Woody Allen

A humor classic by one of the funniest writers today, SIDE EFFECTS is a treat for all those who know his work and those just discovering how gifted he is.

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The Tenth Commandment

By: Lawrence Sanders

The #1New York Times–bestselling author proves that he is indeed “a master of suspense” in this thriller of a covetous clergyman (The Washington Post). Joshua Bigg, an investigator for a Manhattan law firm, usually spends his days tracking down witnesses ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lords of Karma

Lords of Karma

Platform: Apple II, Commodore PET, TRS-80, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Avalon Hill

Windfall

Windfall

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Edu-Ware

Network

Network

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Edu-Ware

Star Castle

Star Castle

Platform: Arcade, Vectrex

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Musician

Musician

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?

The Black Hole

Studio: Disney

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The Love Bug

Studio: Disney

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Buck and the Preacher

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Studio: Disney

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The Wizard of Oz

Studio: MGM/CBS Home Video

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