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1980
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"Ze tightness of your shorts equals ze square route of your age." Einstein.
Meanwhile, in the real world, 1980 was a helluva year because...

  • Who Shot JR? is talked about from the TV show Dallas. On November 21, the conclusion draws more viewers than any other show in TV history up to that point.
  • Post-It Notes are introduced by 3-M
  • Ronald Reagan is elected, defeating Jimmy Carter, and takes credit for freeing the Iranian hostages in his innaugural speech.
  • Poland goes on strike, unions become legal, censorship is lessened.
  • Sadam Hussein declares war against Iran for close to a decade over oil rights.
  • Japan passes the US as the largest automaker
  • President Carter attempted a helicopter rescue of the hostages in Iran, failing miserably.
  • Island Records offered the U2 a contract
  • Geno by Dexys Midnight Runners is top seller
  • Super Trouper by Abba is a biggy
  • World Population 4,453,831,714
  • Iraqi troops hold 90 square miles of Iran after invasion; 8-year Iran-Iraq War begins
  • John Lennon of the Beatles shot dead in New York City.
  • Mae West exits the stage of life as does Alfred Hitchcock
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Ooohhh be still my dancing feet..

They don't make em like they used to..

  • MOVIES: Raging Bull, Ordinary People, Coal Miners Daughter, The Elephant Man, Tess
  • Raging Bull
  • Ordinary People
  • Coal Miners Daughter
  • The Elephant Man
  • Tess

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