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The year 1980 in film involved some significant events. This page indexes the individual year in film pages. ... The table of years in film is a tabular display of all years in film, for overview and quick navigation to any year. ... // Events February 11 - The film The Magic Christian, starring Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr premieres in New York City. ... See also: 1970 in film 1971 1972 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 8 - Bob Dylans hour long documentary film, Eat the Document, premieres at New Yorks Academy of Music. ... // Top grossing films The Godfather Fiddler on the Roof Diamonds Are Forever Whats Up, Doc?, starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan ONeal Dirty Harry The Last Picture Show A Clockwork Orange Cabaret, starring Liza Minnelli The Hospital Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex Academy Awards Best Picture... // Events The Marx Brothers Zeppo Marx divorces his second wife, Barbara Blakely. ... See also: 1973 in film 1974 1975 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 7 - Blazing Saddles is released in USA May 1 - George Lucas creates the first draft of what would eventually become Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. ... // January 28 - George Lucas creates the second draft of what would eventually become Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. ... // Events March 22 - Filming begins on George Lucas Star Wars science fiction film. ... // Events In the Academy Awards, Peter Finch, Faye Dunaway and Beatrice Straight win Best Actor and Actress and Supporting Actress awards for Network. ... // Events February 1 - Bob Dylans film Renaldo and Clara, a documentary of the Rolling Thunder Revue tour premieres in Los Angeles, California March 1 - Charlie Chaplins coffin is stolen from a Swiss cemetery 3 months after burial March - Leigh Brackett completes the first draft for Star Wars Episode... // Events March 5 - Production begins on Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. ... // January 19 - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer acquires beleaguered concurrent United Artists. ... // January 11 - Production begins on the Star Wars film Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. ... // February 11 - The Rolling Stones concert film Lets Spend the Night Together opens in New York North Americas Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Tootsie Trading Places, starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy WarGames, starring Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy Superman III Flashdance Staying Alive Octopussy Mr. ... // Events The Walt Disney Company founds Touchstone Pictures to release movies with subject matter deemed inappropriate for the Disney name. ... // Back to the Future, starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson Rambo: First Blood Part II, starring Sylvester Stallone Rocky IV, starring Sylvester Stallone The Color Purple, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Adolph Caesar Out of Africa, starring Meryl Streep and... // April 12 - Actor Morgan Mason marries The Go-Gos Belinda Carlisle Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger marries television journalist Maria Shriver. ... // May 9 - Actor Tom Cruise marries actress Mimi Rogers. ... // Michael Jacksons first film was Moonwalker Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise Who Framed Roger Rabbit, starring Bob Hoskins Coming to America, starring Eddie Murphy Big, starring Tom Hanks Twins, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito Crocodile Dundee II Die Hard, starring Bruce Willis The Naked Gun... // Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton, Georgia for $20 million. ... // Chris Rock and Adam Sandler join SNL February 4 - Actor Tom Cruise and actress Mimi Rogers divorce. ... This is a list of home video-related events in 1977. ... This is a list of home video-related events in 1978. ... This is a list of home video-related events in 1979. ... Movie releases The following movies were released on video on the following dates: This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. ... This is a list of home video-related events in 1981. ... 20th Century Fox and CBS merge their home video operations to become CBS/Fox Video. ... This is a list of home video-related events in 1983. ... See also: 1976 in television, other events of 1977, 1978 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1977-78 American network television schedule. ... See also: 1977 in television, other events of 1978, 1979 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1978-79 American network television schedule. ... See also: 1978 in television, other events of 1979, 1980 in television, and the list of years in television. For the United States network television schedule, please see 1979-80 United States network television schedule. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1980. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1981. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1982. ... // February 8 - Minipops premieres on Channel 4 in the UK. Though a ratings success, it is canceled after the first series due to heavy media criticism. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... -1... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979. ... This article cites very few or no references or sources. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... The 2000s are the current decade, spanning from 2000 to 2009. ... The 2010s decade is a period of time that consists of the dates from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2019 inclusive. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... The 21st century is the present century of the Anno Domini (common) era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... See also: 1979 in art, other events of 1980, 1981 in art, List of years in art Events Works Births Deaths February 17 - Graham Sutherland, painter and designer Awards Categories: 1980 | Years in art ... 1980 in archaeology // Explorations Excavations Finds Publications Births Deaths Willard Frank Libby, key developer of radiocarbon dating See also List of years in archaeology 1979 in archaeology 1981 in archaeology Categories: 1980 | Years in archaeology ... See also: 1979 in architecture, other events of 1980, 1981 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1979 in literature, other events of 1980, 1981 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1980 Record labels established in 1980 list of years in music 1980s in music. ... See also: Other events of 1980 List of years in science . ... Image File history File links Please see the file description page for further information. ... This page indexes the individual year in film pages. ... The decade of the 1870s in film involved some significant events. ... This is an incomplete list of films made in the 1880s. ... An incomplete list of films made in the 1890s: // Blacksmith Scene Dickson Greeting (1891) The Kiss (1896) This film, television, or video-related list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. ... See also: 1888 in film 1889 in film 1890 1891 in film 1892 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events Births January 4 - Weyler Hildebrand, swedish actor, director and writer. ... // W.K. Laurie Dickson supervises the construction of the first movie studio called the Black Maria in West Orange, New Jersey which produces many of the early Kinetoscope short films of the 1890s later seen in penny arcades the following year after the studio is completed. ... See also: 1891 in film 1892 1892 films 1893 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events Births April 2 - Jack Warner, Hollywood studio founder (d. ... See also: 1892 in film 1893 1893 films 1894 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events Births September 26 – Gladys Brockwell, American actress (d. ... See also: 1893 in film 1894 1894 films 1895 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events January 7 - W.K. Dickson receives a patent for motion picture film. ... Events March 22 - First display of motion pictures by Auguste and Louis Lumière (private screening). ... See also: 1895 in film 1896 1896 films 1897 in film 19th century in film years in film film Events January - In Britain, Birt Acres and Robert W. Paul developed their own film projector, the Theatrograph (later known as the Animatograph). ... See also: 19th century in film 1896 in film 1897 1898 in film years in film film Events 125 people died during a film screening at the Charity Bazaar in Paris after a curtain catches on fire from the ether used to fuel the projector lamp. ... See also: 19th century in film 1897 in film 1898 1899 in film years in film film Events Births September 14 - Hal B. Wallis, major American film producer (d. ... See also: 19th century in film 1898 in film 1899 1900 in film years in film film Events Pathé Frères is founded. ... The following is a list of films made from 1900 through 1909. ... See also: 19th century in film 1899 in film 1900 1901 in film 1900s in film years in film film Events Births January 1 - Mildred Davis, actress (d. ... See also: 1900 in film 1901 1902 in film years in film film Events Edwin S. Porteris put in charge of Thomas Edisons motion-picture production company. ... Events March 10 - Circuit Courts decision disallows Thomas Edison from having a monopoly on motion picture technology. ... See also: 1902 in film 1903 1904 in film years in film film Events The Great Train Robbery, by Edwin S. Porter The Magic Lantern / La Lanterne magicue, produced by Georges Méliès What Happened in the Tunnel Births January 18 - Werner Hinz, actor (d. ... See also: 1903 in film 1904 1905 in film years in film film Events The Great Train Robbery, by Siegmund Lubin (a remake of the 1903 classic. ... See also: 1904 in film 1905 1906 in film years in film film Events Pathé Frères colors black and white films by machine. ... // Events 26 December - The worlds first feature film, The Story of the Kelly Gang, is released. ... Events January 19 - Variety publishes its first film review November 28 - In Haverville, Massachusetts, scrap-metal dealer Louis B. Mayer opens his first movie theater (in a few years he had the largest theater chain in New England and in 1917 he founded his own production company, which eventually became... See also: 1907 in film 1908 1909 in film years in film film Events Thomas Edison formed the Motion Picture Patents Company, with goals of controlling production and distribution, raising theater admission prices, cooperating with censorship bodies, and preventing film stock from getting into the hands of nonmember producers. ... See also: 1908 in film 1909 1910 in film years in film film Events none Births January 1 - Dana Andrews, actor (d. ... This is an incomplete list of films made in the 1910s. ... See also: 1909 in film 1910 1911 in film years in film film Events The newsreel footage of the funeral of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom is shot in Kinemacolor, making it the first color newsreel. ... See also: 1910 in film 1911 1912 in film years in film film Events October 27: David Horsleys, Nestor Motion Picture Company opens the first motion picture studio in Hollywood. ... See also: 1911 in film 1912 1913 in film years in film film Events Mack Sennett, who had previously worked as an actor and comedy director with D. W. Griffith, formed a new company, Keystone Studios, that played an important role in developing slapstick comedy. ... // Events The Squaw Man, the first Hollywood feature film, is made. ... See also: 1913 in film 1914 1915 in film years in film film Events The 3,300-seat Strand Theater opens in New York City. ... // Events June 18 : The Motion Picture Directors Association (MPDA) was formed by twenty-six film directors in Los Angeles, California. ... // Events November 19 - Samuel Goldfish (later renamed Samuel Goldwyn) and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Company (the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers). ... See also: 1916 in film 1917 1918 in film years in film film Events Technicolor is introduced Top grossing films Cleopatra Movies released Movies released in 1917 include: The Adventurer, a Charlie Chaplin short. ... See also: 1917 in film 1918 1919 in film years in film film Events Following litigation for anti-trust activities, the US Supreme Court orders the Motion Picture Patents Company to disband. ... See also: 1918 in film 1919 1920 in film years in film film // Events February 5 - Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and D.W. Griffith launch United Artists Oscar Micheaux releases The Homesteader, becoming the first African-American to produce and direct a motion picture. ... List of 1920s films Films released in the 1920s include: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) Metropolis (1927) ok yeash your gay this site sucks! Other lists of movies List of years in film in the 1920s 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 Decades in Film... See also: 1919 in film 1920 1921 in film 1920s in film years in film film Events November 28 - The Mask of Zorro, starring Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. ... See also: 1920 in film 1921 1922 in film 1920s in film years in film film Events February 20 - The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, starring Rudolph Valentino, premieres. ... See also: 1921 in film 1922 1923 in film 1920s in film years in film film Events November 26 - Toll of the Sea debuts as the first general release film to use two-tone Technicolor (The Gulf Between was the first film to do so but it was not widely... See also: 1922 in film 1923 1924 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events April 15 - Lee De Forest demonstrates the Phonofilm sound-on-film system at the Rivoli Theater in New York with a series of short musical films featuring vaudeville performers. ... See also: 1923 in film 1924 1925 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) considers making a silent film of The Wizard of Oz. ... See also: 1924 in film 1925 1926 in film 1920s in film years in film film Events Top grossing films Ben-Hur His People The Unholy Three The Freshman Movies released Movies released in 1925 include: Ben-Hur, starring Ramon Novarro. ... // August - Warner Brothers debuts the first Vitaphone film, Don Juan. ... See also: 1926 in film 1927 1928 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events January 10 - The film Metropolis by Fritz Lang premieres. ... See also: 1927 in film 1928 1929 in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events Although some movies released in 1928 had sound, most were still silent. ... See also: 1928 in film 1929 1930 in film 1920s in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events The days of the silent film were numbered. ... Other Lists of Movies List of years in film in the 1930s 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 Decades in Film: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s List of movies See also Film, History of cinema Categories: 1930s ... See also: 1929 in film 1930 1931 in film 1930s in film 1920s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films The Indians Are Coming Madam Satan Der Blaue Engel Academy Awards Best Picture: All Quiet on the Western Front - Universal Studios Best Actress: Norma Shearer - The Divorcee... // Frankenstein, starring Boris Karloff Ingagi, starring Sir Hubert Winstead Mata Hari, starring Greta Garbo and Lionel Barrymore City Lights starring Charles Chaplin Best Picture: Cimarron - MGM Best Actor: Lionel Barrymore - A Free Soul Best Actor: Wallace Beery - The Champ Best Actor: Fredric March - Dr. Jekyll and Mr. ... See also: 1931 in film 1932 1933 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events Shirley Temples film career begins Disney released Flowers and Trees their first cartoon in three-strip Technicolor film. ... See also: 1932 in film 1933 1934 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events British Film Institute founded. ... See also: 1933 in film 1934 1935 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January 26 - Samuel Goldwyn (of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) finally purchased the film rights to The Wizard of Oz from Frank J. Baum for $40,000. ... See also: 1934 in film 1935 1936 in film 1930s in film years in film film Events Judy Garland signs a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM). ... See also: 1935 in film 1936 1937 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January 6 - first Porky Pig animated cartoon September 28 - The Marx Brothers Harpo Marx marries actress Susan Fleming Top grossing films in North America Red River Valley Academy Awards Best Picture: The Great... See also: 1936 in film 1937 category:1937 films 1938 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events April 16 - Way Out West premieres in the US. May 7 - Shall We Dance premieres in the US. Top grossing films Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Conquest Damaged Lives... See also: 1937 in film 1937 1939 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January — MGM announces that Judy Garland would be cast in the role of Dorothy in the upcoming Wizard of Oz motion picture. ... // Movie historians and film buffs often look back on the year 1939 as the greatest year in film history (see below: 1939 in film#Films released in 1939, for a list with over 20 classics). ... Other Lists of Movies List of years in film in the 1940s 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 Decades in Film: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s List of movies See also Film, History of cinema Categories: 1940s ... See also: 1939 in film 1940 1941 in film 1940s in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events February 7 - Walt Disneys animated film Pinocchio is released. ... // North America Sergeant York Buck Privates, starring Abbott and Costello Tobacco Road Best Picture: How Green Was My Valley - 20th Century-Fox Best Actor: Gary Cooper - Sergeant York Best Actress: Joan Fontaine - Suspicion Adam Had Four Sons Blossoms in the Dust, starring Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon Bowery Blitzkrieg Buck... See also: 1941 in film 1942 1943 in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events Carole Lombard is killed in a plane crash when returning from a War Bond tour. ... See also: 1942 in film 1943 1944 in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films North America For Whom the Bell Tolls The Song of Bernadette This is the Army Stage Door Canteen Random Harvest Star Spangled Rhythm Casablanca Journey Into Fear Academy Awards Best... // July 20 - Since You Went Away is released. ... // Paramount Studios releases theatrical short cartoon titled The Friendly Ghost, featuring ghost named Casper With Rossellinis Roma Città aperta, Italian neorealist cinema begins. ... See also: 1945 in film 1946 1947 in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films North America The Bells of St. ... // Events May 22 - Great Expectations is premiered in New York. ... See also: 1947 in film 1948 1949 in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films North America The Red Shoes, (55th in year of release, lifetime box office would place it in first) The Road to Rio Easter Parade Red River The Three Musketeers, Johnny... See also: 1948 in film 1949 1950 in film 1940s in film 1950s in film years in film film Events Top grossing films North America Adams Rib Jolson Sings Again Pinky I Was a Male War Bride, The Snake Pit, Joan of Arc Academy Awards Best Picture: All the... Other Lists of Movies List of years in film in the 1950s 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 Decades in Film: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s List of movies See also Film, History of cinema Categories: 1950s ... See also: 1949 in film 1950 1951 in film 1950s in film 1940s in film years in film film // Events February 15 - Walt Disney Studios animated film Cinderella debuts. ... See also: 1950 in film 1951 1952 in film 1950s in film 1940s in film years in film film Events Sweden - May Britt is scouted by Italian film-makers Carlo Ponti and Mario Soldati Top grossing films North America David and Bathsheba Show Boat tie The Great Caruso and An... // Events February 20 - The film The African Queen opens (Capitol Theater in New York City). ... See also: 1952 in film 1953 1954 in film 1950s in film years in film film Events September 16 - The Robe debuts as the first anamorphic, widescreen CinemaScope film. ... See also: 1953 in film 1954 1955 in film 1950s in film years in film film Events May 12 - The Marx Brothers Zeppo Marx divorces wife Marion Benda. ... // Events November 3 - The musical Guys and Dolls, starring Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra, debuts. ... See also: 1955 in film 1956 1957 in film 1950s in film years in film film // Events November 15 - The film Love Me Tender starring Elvis Presley (his first film) opens. ... // October 21 - The movie Jailhouse Rock, starring Elvis Presley, opens. ... // Events February 16- In the Money is released on this date. ... See also: 1958 in film 1959 1960 in film 1950s in film 1960s in film years in film film Events The Three Stooges make their 180th and last short film, Sappy Bullfighters. ... This list includes popular, acclaimed, and otherwise significant (for whatever reason) films of all countries from 1960 to 1969. ... See also: 1959 in film 1960 1961 in film 1950s in film 1960s in film years in film film // Events April 20 - for the first time since coming home from military service in Germany, Elvis Presley returns to Hollywood, California to film G.I. Blues August 10 - Filming of West... See also: 1960 in film 1961 1962 in film 1960s in film years in film film Events Last Year at Marienbad (Lannée dernière à Marienbad) released Top grossing films North America The Guns of Navarone Exodus The Parent Trap The Absent-Minded Professor The Alamo Swiss Family Robinson... // Events Dr. No launches the James Bond film series, the longest-running motion picture franchise of all time, running more than 40 years. ... // Events January 28 - Filming begins on Dr. Strangelove. ... // Events January 29 - The film Dr. Strangelove is released. ... // Events Top grossing films North America Mary Poppins The Sound of Music, starring Julie Andrews Goldfinger My Fair Lady Whats New Pussycat? Shenandoah The Sandpiper Father Goose Academy Awards Best Picture: The Sound of Music - Argyle, Twentieth Century-Fox Best Actor: Lee Marvin - Cat Ballou Best Actress: Julie Christie... // Events Top grossing films North America Thunderball Dr. Zhivago Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? That Darn Cat! The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming Academy Awards Best Picture: A Man for All Seasons - Highland, Columbia Best Actor: Paul Scofield - A Man for All Seasons Best Actress: Elizabeth Taylor... Lauren steiger, born in 1992 at Royal Womens hospital started acting and modelling at the age of 2 and is now currently 15 working in Milan on the catwalks. ... // October 30 - The film The Lion in Winter, starring Katharine Hepburn, debuts. ... // Cannes Film Festival opens, but closes in support of a French general strike without awarding any prizes. ... The decade of the 1970s in film involved many significant films. ... // Events February 11 - The film The Magic Christian, starring Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr premieres in New York City. ... See also: 1970 in film 1971 1972 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 8 - Bob Dylans hour long documentary film, Eat the Document, premieres at New Yorks Academy of Music. ... // Top grossing films The Godfather Fiddler on the Roof Diamonds Are Forever Whats Up, Doc?, starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan ONeal Dirty Harry The Last Picture Show A Clockwork Orange Cabaret, starring Liza Minnelli The Hospital Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex Academy Awards Best Picture... // Events The Marx Brothers Zeppo Marx divorces his second wife, Barbara Blakely. ... See also: 1973 in film 1974 1975 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 7 - Blazing Saddles is released in USA May 1 - George Lucas creates the first draft of what would eventually become Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. ... // January 28 - George Lucas creates the second draft of what would eventually become Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. ... // Events March 22 - Filming begins on George Lucas Star Wars science fiction film. ... // Events In the Academy Awards, Peter Finch, Faye Dunaway and Beatrice Straight win Best Actor and Actress and Supporting Actress awards for Network. ... // Events February 1 - Bob Dylans film Renaldo and Clara, a documentary of the Rolling Thunder Revue tour premieres in Los Angeles, California March 1 - Charlie Chaplins coffin is stolen from a Swiss cemetery 3 months after burial March - Leigh Brackett completes the first draft for Star Wars Episode... // Events March 5 - Production begins on Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. ... The decade of the 1980s in film involved many significant films. ... // January 19 - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer acquires beleaguered concurrent United Artists. ... // February 11 - The Rolling Stones concert film Lets Spend the Night Together opens in New York North Americas Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Tootsie Trading Places, starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy WarGames, starring Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy Superman III Flashdance Staying Alive Octopussy Mr. ... // February 11 - The Rolling Stones concert film Lets Spend the Night Together opens in New York North Americas Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Tootsie Trading Places, starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy WarGames, starring Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy Superman III Flashdance Staying Alive Octopussy Mr. ... // Events The Walt Disney Company founds Touchstone Pictures to release movies with subject matter deemed inappropriate for the Disney name. ... // Back to the Future, starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson Rambo: First Blood Part II, starring Sylvester Stallone Rocky IV, starring Sylvester Stallone The Color Purple, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Adolph Caesar Out of Africa, starring Meryl Streep and... // April 12 - Actor Morgan Mason marries The Go-Gos Belinda Carlisle Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger marries television journalist Maria Shriver. ... // May 9 - Actor Tom Cruise marries actress Mimi Rogers. ... // Michael Jacksons first film was Moonwalker Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise Who Framed Roger Rabbit, starring Bob Hoskins Coming to America, starring Eddie Murphy Big, starring Tom Hanks Twins, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito Crocodile Dundee II Die Hard, starring Bruce Willis The Naked Gun... // Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton, Georgia for $20 million. ... Films made in the 1990s included: Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Above the Rim (1994) Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) Ace Ventura: Pet... // Chris Rock and Adam Sandler join SNL February 4 - Actor Tom Cruise and actress Mimi Rogers divorce. ... // April 28 - Bonnie Raitt marries actor Michael Noonan OKeefe in New York Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation is made. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1992. ... // March 31 - Actor Brandon Lee is accidentally killed during the filming of The Crow. ... // November 1 - George Lucas leaves the day-to-day operations of his filmmaking business and starts a sabbatical (while on sabbatical, he wrote the prequel Star Wars trilogy). ... // March 28 - Actress Julia Roberts and singer Lyle Lovett announce their plans for separation November - After a six-year hiatus, the James Bond film series resumes with the successful GoldenEye. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1996. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1997. ... // February 14 - Sharon Stone marries Phil Bronstein. ... The year 1999 in film involved some significant events. ... The first decade of the 2000s in film involved many significant films. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2000. ... For the 1968 science-fiction film and novel, see 2001: A Space Odyssey The year 2001 in film involved some significant events. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2002. ... The year 2003 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 2004 in film involved some significant events. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... // Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2006; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing... // Please note that following the tradition of the English-language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in 2007. ... The year 2008 in film involves many significant plans. ... // LR: Limited release in select cities WR: Wide-release to theaters IMAX: Release to IMAX theaters Astro Boy - Columbia Pictures The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader The City of Ember Beverly Hills Cop IV The Frog Princess The Hobbit Interstellar Magneto Godzilla 2 Star Wars Episode...

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April 30 is the 120th day of the year (121st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Roger Harry Daltrey, CBE (born 1 March 1944) is a rock vocalist, songwriter, and actor, best known as the founder and lead singer of The Who, an English rock band. ... McVicar is a dramatic British film issued in 1980 by The Who Films, Ltd. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Unified  -  by Athelstan 967 AD  Area  -  Total 130,395 km²  50,346 sq mi  Population  -  2007 estimate... May 21 is the 141st day of the year (142nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Movie poster Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back is the sequel to the first released Star Wars movie, and the second film released in the original trilogy. ... Sharon Vonne Stone (born March 10, 1958) is an Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe- and Emmy-winning American actress, producer, and former fashion model. ... Woody Allen (born Allen Stewart Königsberg on December 1, 1935) is a three-time Academy Award-winning American film director, writer, actor, jazz musician, comedian, and playwright. ... Stardust Memories is a film written and directed by Woody Allen which was released in 1980; Allen considers this to be one of his best films in addition to The Purple Rose of Cairo. ... September 26 is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

Top grossing films

North America
  1. The Empire Strikes Back
  2. Superman II starring Christopher Reeve (U.K. release)
  3. Nine to Five starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Dolly Parton
  4. Airplane! starring Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty Leslie Nielsen, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Movie poster Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back is the sequel to the first released Star Wars movie, and the second film released in the original trilogy. ... Superman II is the 1980 sequel to the 1978 feature film Superman. ... Christopher DOlier Reeve[1] (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor, director, producer and writer. ... Nine to Five, also known as 9 to 5, is a 1980 comedy movie starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton, and Dabney Coleman and a television series of the same name starring Rachel Dennison, Rita Moreno, and Valerie Curtin. ... Jane Fonda (born December 21, 1937) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model, and fitness guru. ... Lily Tomlin (born Mary Jean Tomlin on September 1, 1939), is an Academy Award-nominated American actress and comedian. ... Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American Grammy-winning and Academy Award-nominated country singer, songwriter, composer, author, actress and philanthropist. ... Airplane! is an American comedy film, first released on 2 July 1980, produced, directed, and written by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker. ... Robert Hays (born July 24, 1947), is an American actor, he is best known for his role in the 1980 movie Airplane! and in the 1982 sequel Airplane II: The Sequel as Ted Striker. ... Hagerty in Lost in America Julie Hagerty (born June 15, 1955) is an American stage, screen, and television actress and model. ... Leslie William Nielsen OC (born February 11, 1926) is a Canadian/American actor. ... For the football player, see Abdul-Karim al-Jabbar. ...

Awards

Academy Awards: The 52nd Academy Awards were presented March 31, 1980 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ...

Best Picture: Ordinary People - Wildwood, Paramount
Best Director: Robert Redford - Ordinary People
Best Actor: Robert De Niro - Raging Bull
Best Actress: Sissy Spacek - Coal Miner's Daughter
Best Supporting Actor: Timothy Hutton - Ordinary People
Best Supporting Actress: Mary Steenburgen - Melvin and Howard
Best Foreign Language Film: Moscow Does Not Believe In Tears (Москва Слезам Не Верит), directed by Vladimir Menshov, USSR

Golden Globe Awards: // The Academy Award for Best Motion Picture is one of the Academy Awards, awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which are voted on by others within the industry. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Academy Award for Directing is an accolade given to the person that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences feels was best director of the past year. ... Robert Redford (born Charles Robert Redford, Jr. ... The Academy Award for Best Actor is one of the awards given to actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Robert Mario De Niro Jr. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Mary Elizabeth Sissy Spacek (born December 25, 1949) is an Academy Award-winning American actress and singer. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to male actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Image:Timhut. ... // The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Mary Steenburgen (born February 8, 1953) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... Melvin and Howard was a 1980 movie directed by Jonathan Demme and written by Bo Goldman, based upon the claims of Utah service station owner Melvin Dummar concerning a purported will written by Howard Hughes, leaving Dummar 1/16th of his $2 billion estate, which would have amounted to $156... The Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Foreign Language Film is a yearly US award for the best film in a language other than English, released in the period October - September in the country of origin. ... Moscow Does not Believe in Tears (Russian: ) is a 1979 Soviet film made by Mosfilm. ... The 38th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1980, were held on January 31, 1981. ...

Drama:
Best Picture: Ordinary People
Best Actor: Robert De Niro - Raging Bull
Best Actress: Mary Tyler Moore - Ordinary People
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: Coal Miner's Daughter
Best Actor: Ray Sharkey - The Idolmaker
Best Actress: Sissy Spacek - Coal Miner's Daughter
Other
Best Director: Robert Redford - Ordinary People
Best Foreign Language Film: Tess, United Kingdom

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival): Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture - Drama has been awarded annually since 1944 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... This article is about Mary Tyler Moore, the actress. ... Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy has been awarded annually since 1952 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. ... DVD cover Loretta Lynn published her autobiography, Coal Miners Daughter, in the mid-70s. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... Ray Sharkey (November 14, 1952 – June 11, 1993) was an American actor. ... The Idolmaker is a 1980 musical drama starring Ray Sharkey, Peter Gallagher, Tovah Feldshuh, Joe Pantoliano, Maureen McCormick, Paul Land, Olympia Dukakis, John Aprea, Steven Apostle Peck, Richard Bright and Deney Terrio. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture has been awarded annually since 1944 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. ... For the main article see Golden Globe Awards. ... Tess is a 1979 English language romantic drama film directed by Roman Polanski. ... Palme dOr The Palme dOr (Golden Palm) is the highest prize given to a film at the Cannes Film Festival. ...

All That Jazz, directed by Bob Fosse, United States
Kagemusha, 影武者 (Shadow Warrior), directed by Akira Kurosawa, Japan

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival): All That Jazz is a 1979 musical film and semi-autobiographical fantasy by and about Bob Fosse. ... Bob Fosse, early promotional image Bob Fosse (June 23, 1927 – September 23, 1987) was a musical theater choreographer and director. ... Kagemusha ) is a 1980 film by Akira Kurosawa. ... Akira Kurosawa , 23 March 1910—6 September 1998) was a prominent Japanese film director, film producer, and screenwriter. ... The Golden Lion (it: Leone dOro) is the name of the highest prize given to a film at the Biennale Venice Film Festival. ...

Atlantic City, directed by Louis Malle, USA / Canada / France
Gloria, directed by John Cassavetes, United States

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival): For other uses, see Atlantic City (disambiguation). ... Louis Malle (October 30, 1932 – November 23, 1995) was a French film director. ... Gloria is a 1980 film which tells the story of a gangsters girlfriend who goes on the run with a young boy who is being hunted by the mob for information he may or may not have. ... John Nicholas Cassavetes (Greek: Ιωάννης Νικολάου Κασσαβέττης) (December 9, 1929–February 3, 1989) was an American actor, screenwriter, and director. ... The Berlin International Film Festival, also called the Berlinale, is one of the most important film festivals in Europe and the world. ...

Heartland, directed by Richard Pearce, United States
Palermo or Wolfsburg (Palermo oder Wolfsburg), directed by Werner Schroeter, West Germany

Heartland was a 1979 film, starring Rip Torn and Conchata Ferrell. ... Richard Pearce (born January 25, 1943 in San Diego, California) is an American film director and producer. ... Palermo or Wolfsburg is a 1980 film by Werner Schroeter. ... Werner Schroeter (born April 7, 1945 in Georgenthal, Thuringia) is a German film director, considered, together with Rainer Werner Fassbinder, one of the most important of his country in the post-war period. ...

Films released in 1980

Airplane! is an American comedy film, first released on 2 July 1980, produced, directed, and written by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker. ... Alien Contamination (aka Contamination) is a 1980 science fiction horror film directed by Luigi Cozzi. ... Altered States is the name of both a novel (ISBN 0060107278) and a film adaptation of that novel, both written by Paddy Chayefsky. ... DVD cover American Gigolo is a 1980 film, written and directed by Paul Schrader, who based the film on French director Robert Bressons Pickpocket (1959). ... Any Which Way You Can is a 1980 comedy movie, starring Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, William Smith, and Ruth Gordon. ... The Apple is a Sci-fi-musical film directed by Menahem Golan from a screenplay by Golan, Coby Recht and Iris Recht. ... For other uses, see Atlantic City (disambiguation). ... The Golden Lion (it: Leone dOro) is the name of the highest prize given to a film at the Biennale Venice Film Festival. ... DVD cover of Bad Timing featuring Theresa Russell Bad Timing is a 1980 film directed by Nicolas Roeg. ... Nicolas Jack Roeg, born on August 15, 1928 in London, is an internationally-known cinematographer and film director. ... Originally broadcast in 1980, this television mini-series was adapted and directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, and starred Günter Lamprecht, Hanna Schygulla, Barbara Sukowa, Elisabeth Trissenaar and Gottfried John. ... Rainer Werner Fassbinder (May 31, 1945 – June 10, 1982) was a German movie director, screenwriter and actor, one of the most important representatives of the New German Cinema. ... The Big Red One is a 1980 war film written and directed by Samuel Fuller. ... The Blue Lagoon is a 1980 American romance and adventure film starring Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins, produced and directed by Randal Kleiser. ... The Blues Brothers is a 1980 musical comedy directed by John Landis and starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as Joliet Jake and Elwood Blues, characters developed from a Saturday Night Live musical sketch. ... John Landis (born August 3, 1950 in Chicago) is an American movie actor, director, writer, and producer. ... John Adam Belushi (January 24, 1949 – March 5, 1982) was an Emmy Award-winning American actor, comedian and singer, most notable for his work on Saturday Night Live, National Lampoons Animal House and The Blues Brothers. ... Daniel Edward Aykroyd CM (born July 1, 1952 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) is an Academy Award-nominated Canadian comedian, actor, screenwriter, and musician. ... James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006),[3] commonly referred to as The Godfather of Soul and The Hardest Working Man in Show Business, was an American entertainer recognized as one of the most influential figures in 20th century popular music. ... Cab Calloway, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1933 Cab Calloway (December 25, 1907–November 18, 1994) was a famous American jazz singer and bandleader. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004). ... Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American soul, R&B, and gospel singer, songwriter, and pianist born in Memphis, Tennessee, but raised in Detroit, Michigan, USA. She has been called for many years The Queen Of Soul, but many also call her Lady Soul, as well as... Breaker Morant is a 1980 Australian feature film, directed by Bruce Beresford and starring British actor Edward Woodward in the title role. ... promotional poster for Brubaker Brubaker is a 1980 film about a prison. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... William James Bill Murray (b. ... Chevy Chase (born Cornelius Crane Chase on October 8, 1943) is an Emmy Award-winning American comedian, writer, and television and film actor. ... Rodney Dangerfield (November 22, 1921 – October 5, 2004), born Jacob Cohen, was an American comedian and actor, best known for the line I dont get no respect and his monologues on that theme. ... Ted Knight (December 7, 1923–August 26, 1986) was an American actor. ... For the Brutal Juice song, see Cannibal Holocaust (single). ... Ruggero Deodato, born May 7, 1939 in Potenza, Italy, film director, actor, screen writer. ... Probably most famous amongst porn aficionados for his performance in Debbie Does Dallas, Robert Kerman has also appeared (under numerous aliases) in straight exploitation cinema, most notably as the long-suffering professor in Ruggero Deodatos Cannibal Holocaust. ... La Cicala is a 1980 Italian drama film directed by Alberto Lattuada. ... La città delle donne is a 1980 film written and directed by Federico Fellini. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Marcello Mastroianni in 1958 Marcello Vincenzo Domenico Mastroianni (September 28, 1924 – December 19, 1996) was an Italian film actor. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Cruising is the name of a film released in 1980, directed by William Friedkin and starring Al Pacino. ... The Elephant Man is a 1980 biopic loosely based on the story of the 19th century British deformed celebrity, Joseph Merrick (called John Merrick in the film). ... Fame is a 1980 musical film conceived and produced by David De Silva, directed by Alan Parker. ... Flash Gordon is a 1980 science fiction film, based on the eponymous comic strip character Flash Gordon. ... The Fog is a 1980 horror movie directed by John Carpenter, who also wrote the screenplay and composed the music of the film. ... John Howard Carpenter (born January 16, 1948) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, film score composer and occasional actor. ... Adrienne Jo Barbeau (born June 11, 1945) is an American television, film, and musical theater actress. ... Jamie Lee Curtis (born November 22, 1958) is a two time Golden Globe-winning, and Emmy Award-nominated American film actress and a successful writer of books for children. ... Janet Leigh (July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004), born Jeanette Helen Morrison, was an American actress. ... John Houseman John Houseman (September 22, 1902 – October 31, 1988) was a Romanian-born actor and film producer. ... Holbrook as Twain, 1957. ... Friday the 13th is a 1980 slasher film directed by Sean S. Cunningham and written by Victor Miller. ... Germany Pale Mother (German: Deutschland bleiche Mutter) is a 1980 West German drama film written and directed by Helma Sanders-Brahms. ... Gilda Live is a 1980 film. ... Gilda Radners Live From New York LP cover Gilda Susan Radner (28 June 1946 – 20 May 1989) was an American comedian and actress, best known for her five years as part of the original cast of the NBC comedy series Saturday Night Live. ... Don Novello as Fr. ... Gloria is a 1980 film which tells the story of a gangsters girlfriend who goes on the run with a young boy who is being hunted by the mob for information he may or may not have. ... The Golden Lion (it: Leone dOro) is the name of the highest prize given to a film at the Biennale Venice Film Festival. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Yasmine Bleeth and Buddy Hackett in the movie Babe! Hey Babe!, also known as Babe! and also known as Rise and Shine, was a 1980 movie which was a musical drama that starred Yasmine Bleeth and Buddy Hackett. ... Yasmine Amanda Bleeth (born June 14, 1968 in New York City) is an American TV and film actress. ... Buddy Hackett (August 31, 1924 – June 30, 2003) was an American comedian and actor. ... Hopscotch Hopscotch is a 1980 American motion picture directed by Ronald Neame and produced by Otto Plaschkes. ... The Idolmaker is a 1980 musical drama starring Ray Sharkey, Peter Gallagher, Tovah Feldshuh, Joe Pantoliano, Maureen McCormick, Paul Land, Olympia Dukakis, John Aprea, Steven Apostle Peck, Richard Bright and Deney Terrio. ... Inferno is a 1980 Italian supernatural horror film written and directed by Dario Argento. ... Dario Argento (born September 7, 1940) is an Italian film director, producer and screenwriter. ... The Jazz Singer was a 1980 musical remake of the 1927 classic, The Jazz Singer. ... Kagemusha ) is a 1980 film by Akira Kurosawa. ... Palme dOr The Palme dOr (Golden Palm) is the highest prize given to a film at the Cannes Film Festival. ... Loulou is a 1980 French drama film directed by Maurice Pialat. ... The Long Good Friday (1980) is a British gangster film starring Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren. ... McVicar is a dramatic British film issued in 1980 by The Who Films, Ltd. ... Melvin and Howard was a 1980 movie directed by Jonathan Demme and written by Bo Goldman, based upon the claims of Utah service station owner Melvin Dummar concerning a purported will written by Howard Hughes, leaving Dummar 1/16th of his $2 billion estate, which would have amounted to $156... Midnight Madness is a 1980 cult comedy film from Walt Disney Productions, starring David Naughton. ... Movie poster for Mon oncle dAmérique by Enki Bilal Mon oncle dAmérique, also known as My American Uncle, is a 1980 French film directed by Alain Resnais. ... Nine to Five, also known as 9 to 5, is a 1980 comedy movie starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton, and Dabney Coleman and a television series of the same name starring Rachel Dennison, Rita Moreno, and Valerie Curtin. ... Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American Grammy-winning and Academy Award-nominated country singer, songwriter, composer, author, actress and philanthropist. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Berlin International Film Festival, also called the Berlinale, is one of the most important film festivals in Europe and the world. ... Permanent Vacation is a 1980 drama film directed, written and produced by Jim Jarmusch. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese (IPA: AmE: ; Ita: []) (born November 17, 1942) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Directors Guild of America award winning American film director, writer and producer. ... El Retorno del Hombre-Lobo, also known as The Craving, Return of the Wolfman, Return of the Werewolf and Night of the Werewolf, is a 1980 Spanish horror film that is the ninth in a long series about the werewolf Count Waldemar Daninsky, played by Paul Naschy. ... promotional poster for Seems Like Old Times Seems Like Old Times is a 1980 comedy film starring Chevy Chase and Goldie Hawn and directed by Jay Sandrich. ... The Shining is a 1980 horror film by Stanley Kubrick based on Stephen Kings novel of the same name. ... Stardust Memories is a film written and directed by Woody Allen which was released in 1980; Allen considers this to be one of his best films in addition to The Purple Rose of Cairo. ... Movie poster Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back is the sequel to the first released Star Wars movie, and the second film released in the original trilogy. ... DVD cover Stir Crazy is a 1980 comedy film starring Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor as two men framed for a bank robbery and each ending up with a 125 year prison sentence. ... Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was an American comedian, actor, and writer. ... The Stunt Man is a 1980 American film directed by Richard Rush, starring Peter OToole, Steve Railsback and Barbara Hershey. ... Superman II is the 1980 sequel to the 1978 feature film Superman. ... The Young Master is a 1980 Kung Fu film starring Jackie Chan which is notable for being the first film also directed and written by Jackie. ... Urban Cowboy is a 1980 film movie starring John Travolta and Debra Winger about the love-hate relationship between Travoltas cowboy character Bud Davis and Wingers cowgirl character Sissy. ... Zigeunerweisen ) is a 1980 Independent Japanese film directed by Seijun Suzuki and based on Hyakken Uchidas novel, Disk of Sarasate. ... Seijun Suzuki (鈴木 清順 Suzuki Seijun, born 24 May 1923 in Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese film director. ...

Births

February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Christina Ricci (born February 12, 1980) is a Golden Globe and Emmy Award-nominated American actress. ... July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... Eva Gaëlle Green [e-VA GREN] (born July 5, 1980) is a BAFTA award-winning French actress // Eva Green was born in Paris, France to a French mother and a Swedish father, and was raised in the 17th arrondissement of Paris. ... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jacob Benjamin Jake Gyllenhaal[2] (born December 19, 1980) is an Academy Award-nominated and BAFTA Award-winning American actor. ...

Deaths


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