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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 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.

But much more happened on November 1980: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1980?


Events

  • 03 Nov 1980 Ianford Wilsons 5th of July, premieres in New York City
  • 04 Nov 1980 Islanders start 15 game undefeated streak (13-0-2)
  • 08 Nov 1980 In Gorda Plate, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake occurs. Most of the damage occurred east of Fields Landing, where two sections of an overpass on U.S. Highway 101 collapsed onto the railroad tracks below.
  • 09 Nov 1980 Iraqi President Saddam Hussein declares holy war against Iran
  • 10 Nov 1980 Dan Rather refuses to pay his cabbie, CBS pays $12.55 fare
  • 11 Nov 1980 Crew of Soyuz 35 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 37.
  • 12 Nov 1980 New York City Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana
  • 13 Nov 1980 Gabriella Brum, 18, of W Germany crowned 30th Miss World, she resigns the next day, because she wants to marry her 52 year old boyfriend
  • 14 Nov 1980 Guinee-Bissau Premier Vieira fires President Luis Cabral
  • 15 Nov 1980 Pope John Paul II begins five-day visit to West Germany.
  • 16 Nov 1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneer QB Doug Williams throws for 486 yards
  • 17 Nov 1980 John Lennon releases Double Fantasy album in the UK
  • 18 Nov 1980 Despite missing 45 games, George Brett wins AL MVP
  • 20 Nov 1980 Steve Ptacek in Solar Challenger makes 1st solar-powered flight
  • 21 Nov 1980 Fire at MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas kills 84
  • 22 Nov 1980 Georgia tanker at Pilottown, Louisiana, spills 1.3 million gallons of oil after an anchor chain caused the ship to leak.
  • 23 Nov 1980 4,800 die in series of earthquakes that devastated southern Italy
  • 24 Nov 1980 Ronald Reagan Jr marries Doria Palmieri
  • 25 Nov 1980 Coup in Burkina abolishes constitution
  • 26 Nov 1980 Columbia mated to SRBs and external tank at Vehicle Assembly Building
  • 27 Nov 1980 Soyuz T-3 carries three cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station, launched.
  • 30 Nov 1980 Banjo Dancing closes at Century Theater NYC after 38 performances

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Raging Bull

Raging Bull

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

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

Country: United States of America

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Gregory's Girl

Gregory's Girl

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: John Gordon Sinclair, Dee Hepburn, Jake D'Arcy, Clare Grogan

Heaven's Gate

Heaven's Gate

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt, Sam Waterston

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1980?
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Nothing Down by Robert G. Allen

Nothing Down

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With more than a million copies in print, Robert Allen's Nothing Down for the '90s has probably helped more people achieve success in real estate than any book in history.

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

The Ring by Danielle Steel

The Ring

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In Germany engulfed by war and hatred, the beautiful wife of an influential banker fell in love with a German author. His Jewish heritage led them both to death.

Unfinished Business by Maggie Scarf

Unfinished Business

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In detailed, revealing portraits of women from their teens through their sixties, Maggie Scarf explores the core experiences of women's lives and discovers what can happen when the days and years

Manchu by Robert Elegant

Manchu

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This novel transports the reader back to the savagery and the passion, to the opulence and sensuality, and to the great adventure of the last days of a dying dynasty.