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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 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 September 1980: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1980?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1980 Dutch embassy in Israel moves from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv
  • 04 Sep 1980 Yes performs its last concert (Madison Square Garden)
  • 05 Sep 1980 Poland party leader Edward Gierek resigns
  • 06 Sep 1980 94th US Womens Tennis: Chris E L Mills beats H Mandlikova (57 61 61)
  • 07 Sep 1980 32nd Emmy Awards: Taxi, Lou Grant, Ed Asner and Barbara Bel Geddes
  • 08 Sep 1980 Bowie Kuhn suspends Ferguson Jenkins indefinitely due to drug arrest
  • 10 Sep 1980 Expos Bill Gullickson, sets rookie record of striking out 18
  • 11 Sep 1980 Chile adopts its constitution
  • 12 Sep 1980 Military coup under General Kenan Evren in Turkey
  • 13 Sep 1980 1st United Negro College Fund
  • 14 Sep 1980 Charlie & Algernon opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 17 performances
  • 15 Sep 1980 Paul McCartney releases Temporary Secretary
  • 16 Sep 1980 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines join the United Nations.
  • 17 Sep 1980 Divine Madness starring Bette Midler, premieres
  • 18 Sep 1980 Les Miserables, opens at Palais des Sports, Paris
  • 19 Sep 1980 Titan II missile explosion (Damascus, Arkansas).
  • 20 Sep 1980 Bronze plaque dedicated to memory of Thurman Munson at Yankee Stadium
  • 21 Sep 1980 Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA ERA Real Estate Golf Classic
  • 22 Sep 1980 Iraq invades Iran in an attempt to control the Shatt al-Arab waterway
  • 23 Sep 1980 Big Thunder Mountain Railroad opens
  • 24 Sep 1980 Braves join every NL team with 1,000,000+ attendance for this season
  • 25 Sep 1980 Chevy Chase calls Cary Grant a homo on Tomorrow show (suit follows)
  • 26 Sep 1980 Bomb attack on Octoberfest in Munich, 12 killed
  • 27 Sep 1980 WHOT (Brooklyn New York pirate radio station) begins on 1620 AM and 92.5 FM
  • 28 Sep 1980 Charlie & Algernon closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • 29 Sep 1980 Malcolm McDowell wed Mary Steenburgen
  • 30 Sep 1980 Digital Equipment Corporation, Intel and Xerox introduce the DIX standard for Ethernet, which is the first implementation outside of Xerox, and the first to support 10 Mbit/s speeds.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Goodfellas

Goodfellas

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Country: United States of America

Intersection

Intersection

Directed by: Tim French

Starring: Hoyt Richards, Anabella Casanova, Johnny Williams, Bonnie Hellman

The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

Country: United States of America

The Bad Sleep Well

The Bad Sleep Well

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Kyôko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi

Country: United States of America

Dog Day Afternoon

Dog Day Afternoon

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Al Pacino, John Cazale, Penelope Allen, Sully Boyar

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1980?
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Fanny by Erica Jong

Fanny

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"A rollicking tale...a tour de force."—Newsweek Discovered on the doorstep of a country estate in Wiltshire, England, the infant Fanny is raised to womanhood by her adoptive parents, Lord and Lady

Kane & Abel by Jeffrey Archer

Kane & Abel

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William Lowell Kane and Abel Rosnovski, one the son of a Boston millionaire, the other a penniless Polish immigrant. Two men, born on the same day, on opposite sides of the

Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon

Rage of Angels

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A memorable, mesmerizing heroineJennifer -- brilliant, beautiful, an attorney on the way up until the Mafia's schemes win her the hatred of an implacable enemy -- and a love more destructive than hate.A

Lyndon by Merle Miller

Lyndon

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Hardcover book is a very readable oral biography of Lyndon Johnson.

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