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Friday 30 May 1980

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 30, 1980). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Steven Gerrard and Jena Lee (anchor). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Funkytown by Lipps, Inc.. In UK What's Another Year by Johnny Logan was in the top 5 hits. Man Pasand, directed by Basu Chatterjee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980 while The Real War by Richard Nixon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coming Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Berzerk or Stratovox.
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What the sky looked like on 30 May 1980

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Movies

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

Man Pasand

Directed by: Basu Chatterjee

Starring: Dev Anand, Tina Ambani, Girish Karnad, Mehmood

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Bronco Billy

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, Scatman Crothers

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Roadie

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Starring: Meat Loaf, Kaki Hunter, Art Carney, Gailard Sartain

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The Mountain Men

Directed by: Richard Lang

Starring: Charlton Heston, Brian Keith, Victoria Racimo, Stephen Macht

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Urban Cowboy

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: John Travolta, Debra Winger, Scott Glenn, Madolyn Smith Osborne

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Coming Home

Directed by: Layne McDonald

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The Stockard Channing Show

Directed by: *

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Scheibenwischer

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Landon Landon & Landon

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 May 1980 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Reinhilde
  • Peru ? National Potato Day [1].
  • United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
  • Saint Ferdinand III
  • Saint Gabinus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Timmy Caldwell: rocker (Marshall Tucker Band), dies.
  • Carl Radle: American bass player and producer (Delaney & Bonnie and Derek and the Dominos) (d. 1980).
Facts:
  • 1st papal visit to France since 1814
  • Tiger reliever John Hiller, 37, (who had a 1971 heart attack), retires
  • Twins Ken Landreaux ends his hitting streak after 31 games

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 30, 1980 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Real War

By: Richard Nixon

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Innocent Blood

By: P.D. James

Adopted as a child into a privileged family, Philippa Palfrey fantasizes that she is the daughter of an aristocrat and a parlor maid.

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The Third Wave

By: Alvin Toffler

The Third Wave makes startling sense of the violent changes now battering our world. Its sweeping synthesis casts fresh light on our new forms of marriage and family, on today's dramatic changes

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No Love Lost

By: Helen Van Slyke

NO LOVE LOST is Helen Van Slyke at her best: a splendid family story spanning three generations of extraordinary and very different wives, written with Van Slyke’s keen understanding of the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Berzerk

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

Genre: Multi-directional shooter/Run and gun

Publisher: Stern Electronics

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Space Firebird

Space Firebird

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Nintendo; NA Sega-Gremlin

Galactic Attack

Galactic Attack

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Space combat simulation

Publisher: Siro-Tech Software (later renamed to Sir-Tech Software, Inc.)

Sea Battle

Platform: Intellivision, Xbox 360, Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Mattel

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Stratovox

Stratovox

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Sun Electronics Ltd.; NA Taito

Home videos

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

Pete's Dragon

Studio: Disney

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The Wizard of Oz

Studio: MGM/CBS Home Video

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The Black Hole

Studio: Disney

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Studio: Disney

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