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The 80's Datebook for November 11

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In 1980, “Too Close For Comfort”, TV Comedy, debut on ABC. Ted Knight returns to series TV as a conservative dad with two lovely adult daughters living at home. The show also stars Nancy Dussault, Deborah Van Valkenburgh and Lydia Cornell. JM J. Bullock would be a regular later in the series.

In 1981, Dodger hurler Fernando Valenzuela (13-7, 2.48) becomes the first rookie to win the Cy Young Award. The 20-year-old southpaw, also selected as the NLʹs Rookie of the Year, edges Redsʹ right-hander Tom Seaver (14-2, 2.54) in the BBWAA voting for the strike-shortened season, 70-67.

In 1981, Rod Stewart kicks off his first North American tour in three years in Greensboro, North Carolina. Billed “Le Grand Tour of America and Canada — Worth Leaving Home For,” the tour promotes his latest album, “Tonight Iʹm Yours.”

In 1981, Stuntman Dan Goodwin scaled the outside of the 100-story John Hancock Center in Chicago, Illinois, in nearly six hours.

In 1981, “867-5309/Jenny” single by Tommy Tutone was released.

In 1982, COVER OF ROLLING STONE THE WHO

In 1982, The fifth Shuttle Mission, Columbia Five is launched on its first commercial flight (as a space freighter).

In 1983, American League owners voted, 8-4, to adopt the designated hitter rule. It was the first major rule change in 80 years.

In 1983, On General Hospital, Laura (played by Genie Francis) returned from the “dead,” and two weeks later, ran into Lukeʹs arms on the lawn of the mayorʹs mansion.

In 1983, President Ronald Reagan became the first U.S. chief executive to address the Diet, Japanʹs national legislature.

In 1983, Priscilla Presley debuted as Jenna Wade on Dallas, the third actress to play the role.

In 1983, “90125” album by Yes was released

In 1987, The Congressional Budget Office reports the new tax law, passed on September 27, 1986, will force the poor to pay 20% more and the rich to pay 20% less.

In 1988, Howard Stern guested on “Late Night with David Letterman.”

In 1988, The Touchstone Pictures live-action feature film, “Ernest Saves Christmas” is released in theaters in the U.S.

In 1989, An NCAA rushing record of 377 yards was set by Indiana Universityʹs Anthony Thompson in a crushing defeat of Wisconsin.

In 1989, Jaclyn Smith returns to crime solving as “Christine Cromwell,” a financial adviser and attorney with not enough business of her own to mind. Celeste Holm stars as Mamma Cromwell, and Ralph Bellamy as her boss. The series is part of ABCʹsattempted Saturday night “Mystery Wheel” revival.

In 1989, NOTE POSSIBLE OFFENSIVE EVENT: Some sketches require only one joke, others require less. This night, Dana Carvey debuts “Lyle, the Effeminate Heterosexual.”

In 1989, Two days after the Berlin Wall and the rest of the East German border opened, an estimated one million East Germans poured into West Germany for a day of celebration, visiting and shopping. Most returned home.

In 1989, “Catching Up With Depeche Mode” album by Depeche Mode was released

In 1980, "Shogun Assassin" was released by New World Pictures / Katsu; Robert Houston (director/screenplay); David Weisman, Kazuo Koike (screenplay); Tomisaburo Wakayama, Kayo Matsuo, Akiji Kobayashi, Shin Kishida, Taketoshi Naito, Akihiro Tomikawa, Reiko Kasahara, Minoru Ooki, Shougen Nitta, Tokio Ooki; ; Live action

In 1985, "An Early Frost" was released by NBC Productions; John Erman (director); Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman (screenplay); Aidan Quinn, Ben Gazzara, Gena Rowlands, Sylvia Sidney, Sydney Walsh, Terry O'Quinn, John Glover, Bill Paxton, D.W. Moffett, Scott Jaeck, Lee Wilkof, Cheryl Anderson, Christopher Bradley, Don Hood, Barbara Hey, Michael Prince, Essex Smith; Drama; Live Action

In 1987, "Siesta" was released by Lorimar Motion Pictures; Mary Lambert (director); Patricia Louisianna Knop (screenplay); Ellen Barkin, Gabriel Byrne, Julian Sands, Isabella Rossellini, Martin Sheen, Alexei Sayle, Grace Jones, Jodie Foster, Anastassia Stakis, Gary Cady; Drama, Mystery, Romance; Live action

In 1988, "A Cry in the Dark" was released in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1988, "Evil Angels" was released by Warner Bros. Pictures; Fred Schepisi (director/screenplay); Robert Caswell (screenplay); Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Bruce Myles, Neil Fitzpatrick, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Maurie Fields, Nick Tate, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Dorothy Alison; Drama; Live Action

In 1988, "Distant Thunder" was released by Paramount Pictures; Rick Rosenthal (director); Robert Stitzel, Deedee Wehle (screenplay); John Lithgow, Ralph Macchio, Kerrie Keane, Reb Brown, Janet Margolin, Denis Arndt, Jamey Sheridan, Tom Bower, John Kelly, Michael Currie, Hilary Strang, Robyn Stevan, David Longworth, Gordon Currie, Walter Marsh, Allen Lysell, Kate Robbins, David Glyn-Jones, Denalda Williams; Drama; Live Action

In 1988, "Ernest Saves Christmas" was released by Touchstone Pictures; John R. Cherry III (director); Ed Turner, B. Kline (screenplay); Jim Varney, Douglas Seale, Oliver Clark, Noelle Parker, Gailard Sartain, Bill Byrge, Billie Bird, Key Howard, Jack Swanson, Buddy Douglas, Patty Maloney, Barry Brazell, George Kaplan, Robert Lesser, Zachary Bowden; Comedy; Live Action

In 1988, "Far North" was released by Nelson Entertainment / Alive Films; Sam Shepard (director/screenplay); Jessica Lange, Charles Durning, Tess Harper, Donald Moffat, Ann Wedgeworth, Patricia Arquette, Nina Draxten; Drama; Live action

In 1988, "Iron Eagle II" was released by TriStar Pictures / Carolco Pictures; Sidney J. Furie (director/screenplay); Kevin Alyn Elders (screenplay); Louis Gossett, Jr., Mark Humphrey, Stuart Margolin, Maury Chaykin, Alan Scarfe, Colm Feore, Sharon Brandon, Clark Johnson, Jason Blicker, Jesse Collins, Mark Ivanir, Uri Gavriel, Neil Munro, Douglas Sheldon, Gary Reineke, Michael J. Reynolds, Jason Gedrick, Azaria Rapaport, Nicolas Coucos; Action; Live Action

In 1988, "Spike of Bensonhurst" was released by FilmDallas; Paul Morrissey (director/screenplay); Alan Bowne (screenplay); Sasha Mitchell, Ernest Borgnine, Anne De Salvo, Talisa Soto, Rick Aviles, Rodney Harvey, Sylvia Miles, Maria Pitillo, Geraldine Smith, Frank Adonis, Frank Gio; Comedy, Drama, Mafia; Live Action

In 1988, "Split Decisions" was released by New Century Entertainment; David Drury (director); David Fallon (screenplay); Craig Sheffer, Jeff Fahey, Jennifer Beals, John McLiam, Gene Hackman, Harry Van Dyke, Eddie Velez; Sports; Live Action

U.S. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “Big Talk” by Warrant peaked at number 93 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Bring It All Back” by Grayson Hugh peaked at number 87 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Name And Number” by Big Noise peaked at number 97 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Realistic” by Shirley Lewis peaked at number 84 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Sunshine” by Dino peaked at number 23 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “When I See You Smile” by Bad English peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “Don't Ask Me Why” by Eurythmics peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Rock Wit'cha” by Bobby Brown peaked at number 8 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Sold Me Down The River” by The Alarm peaked at number 18 on the Canada pop singles chart.

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

Alt-Canada 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “Bust A Move” by Young MC peaked at number 17 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Cover Girl” by New Kids On The Block peaked at number 4 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Love In An Elevator” by Aerosmith peaked at number 13 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Rock Wit'cha” by Bobby Brown peaked at number 14 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Sold Me Down The River” by The Alarm peaked at number 19 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “7 O'Clock” by London Quireboys peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “A New South Wales/The Rock” by Alarm Featuring The Morrison Orpheus Male Voice Choir peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “After The Love” by Jesus Loves You peaked at number 68 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “All Around The World” by Lisa Stansfield peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Born To Be Sold” by Transvision Vamp peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Contact” by Big Audio Dynamite peaked at number 86 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Drive On” by Brother Beyond peaked at number 39 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Eat For Two” by 10,000 Maniacs peaked at number 93 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Forever Blue” by Swing Out Sister peaked at number 80 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Gimmie Your Love” by Aretha Franklin And James Brown peaked at number 79 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Git On Up” by Fast Eddie Featuring Sundance peaked at number 49 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Golden Green” by The Wonder Stuff peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “I Feel The Earth Move” by Martika peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “I'll Do Anything” by The Crown Heights Affair peaked at number 83 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “I'm Not Gonna Stand For This” by Johnnie O peaked at number 76 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Inside Out” by Gun peaked at number 57 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Latino House” by Mirage peaked at number 70 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Let The Rhythm Pump” by Doug Lazy peaked at number 45 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Missing” by Terry Blair And Anouchka peaked at number 75 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Never Too Late” by Kylie Minogue peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Never Too Much” by Luther Vandross peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Prisoner Of Love” by Tin Machine peaked at number 77 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Restless Days (She Screams Out Loud)” by And Why Not? peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Sacrifice” by Elton John peaked at number 55 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Space Gladiator” by Renegade Soundwave peaked at number 81 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Strings Of Life '89” by Rhythm Is Rhythm peaked at number 74 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Tell Me When The Fever Ended” by Electribe 101 peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “The King Is Here / The 900 Number” by 45 King peaked at number 60 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “The Theme” by Unique Three peaked at number 61 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Tren De Amor” by Jermaine Stewart peaked at number 97 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Whole Lotta Trouble” by Stevie Nicks peaked at number 62 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “Chocolate Box” by Bros peaked at number 23 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1989, “I Got You” by Paul Norton peaked at number 31 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Listen To Your Heart” by Roxette peaked at number 10 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Talk It Over” by Grayson Hugh peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1989, “When The Night Comes” by Joe Cocker peaked at number 39 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “Every Day (I Love You More)” by Jason Donovan peaked at number 41 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1989, “I Feel The Earth Move” by Martika peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Revival” by Eurythmics peaked at number 21 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Right Here Waiting” by Richard Marx peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Seven Days” by Double J And Twice The T peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1989, “So Alive” by Love And Rockets peaked at number 16 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1989, “You're History” by Shakespear's Sister peaked at number 28 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, ✪ “Hit The Road Jack” by Buster Poindexter peaked at number 40 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Call It Love” by Poco peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1989, “If Only I Could” by Sydney Youngblood peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Loud And Clear....” by Fly Girls peaked at number 39 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Met open ogen” by Het Goede Doel peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Name And Number” by Curiosity Killed The Cat peaked at number 31 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

France 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “French Kiss” by Lil Louis peaked at number 5 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Personal Jesus” by Depeche Mode peaked at number 27 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “That's What I Like” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1989, “Miss You Much” by Janet Jackson peaked at number 20 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Poison” by Alice Cooper peaked at number 13 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Pump Up The Jam” by Technotronic Featuring Felly peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1989, “This Waiting Heart” by Chris de Burgh peaked at number 27 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

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