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Saturday 30 August 1980

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Moncef Zerka and Angel Coulby. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Sailing by Christopher Cross. In UK The Winner Takes It All by Abba was in the top 5 hits. The Unseen, directed by Danny Steinmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while The Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Eye on L.A.. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boxing or Midway Campaign.
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Movies

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

The Unseen

Directed by: Danny Steinmann

Starring: Stephen Furst, Barbara Bach, Sydney Lassick, Lelia Goldoni

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Phobia

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Paul Michael Glaser, Susan Hogan, John Colicos, David Bolt

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Atlantic City

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Susan Sarandon, Kate Reid, Michel Piccoli

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Resurrection

Directed by: Daniel Petrie

Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Sam Shepard, Richard Farnsworth, Roberts Blossom

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Loving Couples

Directed by: Jack Smight

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, James Coburn, Susan Sarandon, Stephen Collins

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TV Series

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

Eye on L.A.

Plumas & Paetês

The Tarzan/Lone Ranger/Zorro Adventure Hour

Hammer House of Horror

Super Friends

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 August 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
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Books

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

The Ninja

By: Eric Van Lustbader

"Totally absorbing...as gripping a tale of hatred and revenge as you will read...It is superb."NEWS RECORDThis is the story of Nicholas Linnear, half-Caucasian, half-Oriental, a man caught between East and West,

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The Spike

By: Arnaud de Borchgrave and Robert Moss

The Spike

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Firestarter

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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Green Monday

By: Michael M. Thomas

Not only an inside, in depth look at the way money moves but a real education for ordinary people that could never imagine the intrigue, deceit and manipulations movers in the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Zeus World

Zeus World

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Donnoly

Mission Asteroid

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

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Boxing

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fighting, Sports

Publisher: Activision

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Midway Campaign

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple II, Atari, Commodore 64, Commodore PET, TRS-80, VIC 20

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Microcomputer Games Inc

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Terrorist

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Edu-Ware

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Odessa File

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS and Betamax release

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The Apple Dumpling Gang

Studio: Disney

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

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The Black Hole

Studio: Disney

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The North Avenue Irregulars

Studio: Disney

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