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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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The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

Release year: 1980

Directed by: David Lynch

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

Country: United States of America

Ordinary People

Ordinary People

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Robert Redford

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch, Timothy Hutton

Country: United States of America

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Stardust Memories

Stardust Memories

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Charlotte Rampling, Jessica Harper, Marie-Christine Barrault

Country: United States of America

Somewhere in Time

Somewhere in Time

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, Teresa Wright

Country: United States of America

Hopscotch

Hopscotch

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Walter Matthau, Glenda Jackson, Sam Waterston, Ned Beatty

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1980?
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Lyndon by Merle Miller

Lyndon

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

Random Winds by Belva Plain

Random Winds

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From a quiet turn-of-the-century village in upstate New York to war-torn London, from the bedsides of the rural poor to the life-and-death urgency of a great New York City hospital, this is a powerful epic

Innocent Blood by P.D. James

Innocent Blood

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

The Real War by Richard Nixon

The Real War

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The Real War

China Men by Maxine Hong Kingston

China Men

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The author chronicles the lives of three generations of Chinese men in America, woven from memory, myth and fact. Here's a storyteller's tale of what they endured in a strange new