MAJOR HAPPENINGS
Soviets demand return of soldiers seeking asylum in U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan
The Democratic National Convention, meeting in New York City, renominates Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale to head the Party's ticket in 1980.
Switzerland: ten-mile tunnel, world's longest, opens, linking Goschenen and Airolo
SPORTING EVENTS
THE FIRST SKATER to complete the Triple/Triple Toe Loop in official competition - Grzegorz Filipowski

Pittsburgh Steelers beat L.A. Rams, 31-19, to win Super Bowl XIV
2:02 was the winning time for Genuine Risk in the Kentucky Derby.
N.Y. Islanders beats Philadelphia to win the Stanley Cup in hockey.
Los Angeles beats Philadelphia in basketball to win the NBA title.
Philadelphia beats Kansas City 4 games to 2 to win the World Series
Groucho Marx
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.

Women should be obscene and not heard.

Marriage is a wonderful institution...if, of course, you like living in an institution.
Spinning World
Presents....the year
1980 

You can't cheat an honest man. He has to have larceny in his heart in the first place.

Last week I went to Philadelphia, but it was closed.
 
ENTERTAINMENT
Best Picture: Ordinary People directed by Robert Redford - Best Actor: Robert De Niro (Raging Bull)
Best Actress: Sissy Spacek (Coal Miner's Daughter

HIT SONGS
Rock With You - Michael Jackson, Funkytown - Lipps,Inc., Coming Up - Paul McCartney & Wings, Magic - Olivia Newton-John, Sailing - Christopher Cross, Upside Down - Diana Ross, Call Me - Blondie, Starting Over - John Lennon
TOP MOVIES
Ordinary People - Airplane! - Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter - The Blues Brothers
FAMOUS PEOPLE BORN THIS YEAR
Michelle Kwan         Dominique Swain
Macaulay Culkin        Ben Savage
AVERAGE SALARY
$11,321.00
HOUSE PRICE
$86,159.00
AUTO PRICE
$5,413.00
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