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The 80's Datebook for October 14

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In 1980, On General Hospital, Jennifer Smith (Lisa Marie) was thrown a surprise birthday party, while Hutch (Rick Moses) pulled a gun on Laura (Genie Francis).

In 1980, Republican presidential nominee Ronald Reagan promised that, if elected, he would name a woman to the U.S. Supreme Court. (He later nominated Judge Sandra Day OʹConnor of Arizona.)

In 1980, “Chipmunk Punk” album by Chipmunks was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1980, “Give Me The Night” album by George Benson was certified Platinum by the RIAA

In 1980, “If You Want Blood Youʹve Got It” album by AC/DC was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1980, “Let There Be Rock” album by AC/DC was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1980, “One Trick Pony” album by Paul Simon was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1981, The new president of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak (HOHSʹ-nee moo-BAHʹ-rahk), was sworn in to succeed the assassinated Anwar Sadat. Mubarak pledged loyalty to Sadatʹs policies.

In 1982, “It Takes Two”, TV Comedy, debut on ABC.

In 1983, “Canʹt Slow Down” album by Lionel Richie was released

In 1985, On One Life to Live, Tina (Andrea Evans) figured out Viki was really Niki Smith. Niki (Erika Slezak) gave Tina a check for $5,000 to show her appreciation for Tina's silence.

In 1985, On “ABCʹs NFL Monday Night football”, the New York Jets retire Joe Namathʹs #12, and beat Miami 23-7.

In 1986, Cord Roberts learned that Clint Buchanan was his real father on One Life to Live.

In 1986, Tim Kides of West New York, New Jersey, performed 25000 leg raises in 11 hours 57 minutes 15 seconds, to set a world record.

In 1987, Television viewers across the United States were riveted to their TV sets as rescuers tried to extricate 18-month-old Jessica McClure from an abandoned well in the back yard of her home in Midland, Texas; she was brought out alive after being trapped for 58 hours.

In 1988, “A Fish Called Wanda” starring John Cleese opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1988, “Everything” album by Bangles was released

In 1988, “Martika” album by Martika was released

In 1988, “The Late Show”, TV Talk Show; last aired on Fox. It was now called the late Late show. That title would be resurreced in 1993 on CBS when it premieres “The Late Show With David Letterman.”

In 1989, On the cover of TV Guide: “World Series”. Other Articles: Chynna Phillps, Eight is Enough Wedding reunion

In 1989, R.C., “Bust A Move” by Young M.C. peaked at number seven on the pop singles chart.

In 1989, R.C., “Mixed Emotions” by Rolling Stones peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, "Fade to Black" was released by Compass International Pictures / American Cinema Releasing; Vernon Zimmerman (director/screenplay); Dennis Christopher, Tim Thomerson, Norman Burton, Morgan Paull, Gwynne Gilford, Eve Brent Ashe, James Luisi, Linda Kerridge, John Steadman, Mickey Rourke, Peter Horton, Melinda O. Fee, Marcie Barkin; Horror, Comedy; Live action

In 1981, "Just Before Dawn" was released by Picturmedia / Oakland Productions; Jeff Lieberman (director/screenplay); Mark Arywitz, Jonas Middleton (screenplay); George Kennedy, Chris Lemmon, Gregg Henry, Jamie Rose, Mike Kellin, Deborah Benson, Ralph Seymour, John Hunsaker, Katie Powell, Charles Bartlett, Hap Oslund, Barbara Spencer; Slasher; Live Action

In 1987, "House of Games" was released by Orion Pictures; David Mamet (director/screenplay); Lindsay Crouse, Joe Mantegna, Steven Goldstein, Jack Wallace, Ricky Jay, Mike Nussbaum, J. T. Walsh, Lilia Skala, William H. Macy, Meshach Taylor; Neo-Noir, Heist, Thriller; Live Action

In 1988, "The Accused" was released by Paramount Pictures; Jonathan Kaplan (director); Tom Topor (screenplay); Jodie Foster, Kelly McGillis, Bernie Coulson, Leo Rossi, Ann Hearn, Carmen Argenziano, Steve Antin, Tom O'Brien, Peter Van Norden, Terry David Mulligan, Woody Brown, Tom Heaton, Andrew Kavadas, Scott Paulin, Tom McBeath, Kim Kondrashoff; Legal drama; Live Action

In 1988, "The Kiss" was released by TriStar Pictures; Pen Densham (director); Stephen Volk, Tom Ropelewski, (screenplay); Joanna Pacula, Meredith Salenger, Nicholas Kilbertus, Mimi Kuzyk, Jan Rubeš, Shawn Levy, Sabrina Boudot, Pamela Collyer, Celine Lomez, Richard Dumont, Dorian Joe Clark; Horror; Live Action

In 1988, "Another Woman" was released by Orion Pictures; Woody Allen (director/screenplay); Philip Bosco, Betty Buckley, Blythe Danner, Sandy Dennis, Mia Farrow, Gene Hackman, Ian Holm, John Houseman, Martha Plimpton, Gena Rowlands, David Ogden Stiers, Harris Yulin; Drama; Live Action

In 1988, "Night of the Demons" was released by International Film Marketing; Kevin S. Tenney (director); Joe Augustyn (screenplay); Cathy Podewell, Amelia Kinkade, Linnea Quigley, Hal Havins, William Gallo, Alvin Alexis, Lance Fenton, Allison Barron, Philip Tanzini, Jill Terashita; Horror; Live Action

In 1988, "Pumpkinhead" was released by United Artists / MGM/UA Communications Co.; Stan Winston (director/screenplay); Richard C. Weinman, Gary Gerani, Mark Patrick Carducci (screenplay); Lance Henriksen, John D'Aquino, Jeff East, Kerry Remsen, Kimberly Ross, Buck Flower, Mayim Bialik, Joel Hoffman, Cynthia Bain, Florence Schauffer, Brian Bremer, Matthew Hurley, Lee DeBroux, Tom Woodruff Jr.; Slasher; Live Action

U.S. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “Bust A Move” by Young MC peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Hungry” by Winger peaked at number 85 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Let Go” by Sharon Bryant peaked at number 34 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Mixed Emotions” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “What I Like About You” by Michael Morales peaked at number 28 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “America is Sexy” by Paul Hyde peaked at number 15 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Miss You Much” by Janet Jackson peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Partyman” by Prince peaked at number 11 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “That's The Way” by Neo A 4 peaked at number 22 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “What Am I Gonna Do With These Hands” by Andrew Cash peaked at number 24 on the Canada pop singles chart.

Alt-Canada 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “Cherish” by Madonna peaked at number 1 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “It's Not Enough” by Starship peaked at number 19 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Kisses On The Wind” by Neneh Cherry peaked at number 17 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Let It All Hang Out” by John Cougar Mellencamp peaked at number 83 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Miss You” by 54-40 peaked at number 50 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Puss 'n Boots/These Boots (Are Made For Walking)” by Kon Kan peaked at number 61 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “That's The Way” by NEO A4 peaked at number 51 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “We've Got The Power” by One To One peaked at number 90 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “Always On My Mind” by Vicki Morgan peaked at number 91 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Armageddon Days Are Here” by The The peaked at number 70 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Can't Forget You” by Sonia peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “I'll Set You Free” by The Bangles peaked at number 74 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Innocence” by Kirsty MacColl peaked at number 80 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Kennedy” by The Wedding Present peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Love Strain” by Kym Mazelle peaked at number 52 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Run Silent” by Shakespear's Sister peaked at number 54 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Silver And Gold” by Asap peaked at number 60 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Slaves No More” by The Blow Monkeys Featuring Sylvia Tella peaked at number 73 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Someday (You'll Come Running)” by FM peaked at number 64 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “True Love” by Seduction peaked at number 92 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “If I Could Turn Back Time” by Cher peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Miss You Like Crazy” by Natalie Cole peaked at number 34 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Tell Me Something” by Indecent Obsession peaked at number 17 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1989, “The World Seems Difficult” by Mental As Anything peaked at number 19 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1989, “This Time I Know It's For Real” by Donna Summer peaked at number 40 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Wait” by Gyan peaked at number 14 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1989, “You'll Never Stop Me Loving You” by Sonia peaked at number 29 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “Hey DJ - I Can't Dance (To That Music You're Playing) / Ska Train” by The Beatmasters Featuring Betty Boo peaked at number 10 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Jackie Brown” by John Cougar Mellencamp peaked at number 30 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Partyman” by Prince peaked at number 16 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Sowing The Seeds Of Love” by Tears For Fears peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1989, “You'll Never Stop Me Loving You” by Sonia peaked at number 43 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “De wind” by Kadanz peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Every Day (I Love You More)” by Jason Donovan peaked at number 47 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Austria 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “Lambada” by Kaoma peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Puerto Rico” by Vaya con Dios peaked at number 7 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Tell It Like It Is” by Don Johnson peaked at number 13 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1989, “The Best” by Tina Turner peaked at number 2 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “Giving Up On Love” by Rick Astley peaked at number 46 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Manchild” by Neneh Cherry peaked at number 41 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Precious Thing” by Ray Charles And Dee Dee Bridgewater peaked at number 19 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Too Much” by Bros peaked at number 37 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1989, “You On My Mind” by Swing Out Sister peaked at number 44 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “Heaven Can Cry” by Franklin peaked at number 9 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Heaven” by Warrant peaked at number 4 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “Personal Jesus” by Depeche Mode peaked at number 5 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

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