Monday April 28th - Sunday May 4th, 1980
TERM 3: Week 3
To be continued…
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Monday April 28th BBC 1, 4.20 pm: Cheggers Plays Pop, featuring: Midnite Dynamos - Matchbox I Hate JR The Wurzels My Perfect Cousin The Undertones BBC 2, 9 pm: Not The Nine O’Clock News - Series 2, Episode 5: the one with Gerald the Gorilla Tuesday April 29th Legendary film director Alfred Hitchcock dies, age 80, at his home in Bel-Air. Wednesday April 30th Science: Air Pressure (revisited) English: Plant Description Six armed men storm the Iranian Embassy in London, taking 26 hostages. Their demands include sovereignty of Khuzestan Province in Iran, the release of prisoners in Khuzestan and safe passage out of the UK. The Government’s refusal to grant safe passage results in a siege which lasts six days. More about this next week… Thursday May 1st Star Wars Weekly No 115 Spectacular Spider-Man Weekly No 374 Doctor Who Weekly No 29 Incredible Hulk Weekly No 62 - This week, the comic announces, in a full page ad, that in two weeks’ time, it will be merging with Spider-Man Weekly. Calling itself “a new concept in comics”, it also heralds the arrival of strips featuring Spider-Woman and She-Hulk with the tagline “The ladies are coming!” It’s not clear whether the “new concept” is the merging of the titular characters in one mag or the blurring of the line between the two gender- divided target audiences for girls’ and boys’ comics. I suspect the latter, though I have to admit this comic would definitely not have appealed to the deeply sexist person I used to be when I was eight years old. Which is probably why I never bought it. As a much more well-balanced adult, my favourite bit in the ad is She-Hulk threatening the guy in the bottom right- hand corner: “I don’t care if you ARE 43 - order it now from your newsagent!” BBC 1, 7.20 pm: Top of the Pops - presented by Tommy Vance, with: This World of Water New Musik Something’s Missing The Chords The Groove Rodney Frankklin (via Legs & Co) Hold On To My Love Jimmy Ruffin Wheels of Steel Saxon No Doubt About It Hot Chocolate Leaving Here Motorhead Don’t Make Waves The Nolans Mirror in the Bathroom The Beat Geno Dexy’s Midnight Runners Saturday May 3rd 2000 AD Prog 164 - an ad for Shoot! Magazine promises info about the Captains in this year’s European Championship, while if you buy Tiger or Roy of the Rovers, you can get a free Europa 80 sticker album. Another ad details several more IPC comics you can buy. Sunday May 4th Yugoslav President Tito dies of gangrene in Ljubliana, age 87. His funeral the following week is the largest state funeral in history (until the funeral of Pope John Paul II in 2005). UK SINGLES CHART No 1: Geno Dexy’s Midnight Runners No 41: Crying Don Maclean No 42: Suicide is Painless The Mash No 52: Pulling Mussels (from the Shell) Squeeze No 53: Mesages OMD No 578: No Self Control Peter Gabriel No 73: You’ll Always Find Me in the Kitchen at Parties Jona Lewie UK ALBUMS CHART No 1: Sky 2 Sky No 28: The Correct Use of Soap Magazine
TERM 3 (Apr - Jul 1980) Week 1 (Apr 14 - Apr 20, 1980) Week 2 (Apr 21 - Apr 27, 1980) Week 3 (Apr 28 - May 4, 1980) Week 4 (May 5 - May 11, 1980) Week 5 (May 12 - May 18, 1980) Week 6 (May 19 - May 25, 1980) Whitsun 1 (May 26 - Jun 1, 1980) Whitsun 2 (Jun 2 - Jun 8, 1980) Week 7 (Jun 9 - Jun 15, 1980) Week 8 (Jun 16 - Jun 22, 1980) Week 9 (Jun 23 - Jun 29, 1980) Week 10 (Jun 30 - Jul 6, 1980) Week 11 (Jul 7 - Jul 13, 1980) Week 12 (Jul 14 - Jul 20, 1980)
TERM 3 IN LINK FORM
TERM 1 (Sep - Dec 1979) TERM 2 (Jan - Apr 1980)
The Adventure Game May 24, 1980
Iranian Embassy Siege May 5, 1980
The Big Time Jul 2, 1980
Borg v McEnroe Jul 6, 1980
Q9 Jun 17, 1980
Could You Be Loved? Bob Marley
Who Shot JR? May 26, 1980
Reagan For President Jul 16, 1980
Monday April 28th - Sunday May 4th, 1980
To be continued…
TERM 3: Week 3
HELP ME KEEP THIS WEBSITE ALIVE
TERM 3 IN LINK FORM
The Adventure Game May 24, 1980
Iranian Embassy Siege May 5, 1980
Messages OMD
The Big Time Jul 2, 1980
Babooshka Kate Bush
Borg v McEnroe Jul 6, 1980
Q9 Jun 17, 1980
Could You Be Loved? Bob Marley
Who Shot JR? May 26, 1980
Reagan For President Jul 16, 1980
Thursday May 1st Star Wars Weekly No 115 Spectacular Spider-Man Weekly No 374 Doctor Who Weekly No 29 Incredible Hulk Weekly No 62 - This week, the comic announces, in a full page ad, that in two weeks’ time, it will be merging with Spider-Man Weekly. Calling itself “a new concept in comics”, it also heralds the arrival of strips featuring Spider-Woman and She- Hulk with the tagline “The ladies are coming!” It’s not clear whether the “new concept” is the merging of the titular characters in one mag or the blurring of the line between the two gender-divided target audiences for girls’ and boys’ comics. I suspect the latter, though I have to admit this comic would definitely not have appealed to the deeply sexist person I used to be when I was eight years old. Which is probably why I never bought it. As a much more well-balanced adult, my favourite bit in the ad is She-Hulk threatening the guy in the bottom right- hand corner: “I don’t care if you ARE 43 - order it now from your newsagent!” BBC 1, 7.20 pm: Top of the Pops - presented by Tommy Vance, with: This World of Water New Musik Something’s Missing The Chords The Groove Rodney Frankklin (via Legs & Co) Hold On To My Love Jimmy Ruffin Wheels of Steel Saxon No Doubt About It Hot Chocolate Leaving Here Motorhead Don’t Make Waves The Nolans Mirror in the Bathroom The Beat Geno Dexy’s Midnight Runners
Monday April 28th BBC 1, 4.20 pm: Cheggers Plays Pop, featuring: Midnight Dynamos - Matchbox I Hate JR The Wurzels My Perfect Cousin The Undertones
BBC 2, 9 pm: Not The Nine O’Clock News - Series 2, Episode 5: the one with Gerald the Gorilla Tuesday April 29th Legendary film director Alfred Hitchcock dies, age 80, at his home in Bel-Air. Wednesday April 30th Science: Air Pressure (revisited) English: Plant Description Six armed men storm the Iranian Embassy in London, taking 26 hostages. Their demands include sovereignty of Khuzestan Province in Iran, the release of prisoners in Khuzestan and safe passage out of the UK. The Government’s refusal to grant safe passage results in a siege which lasts six days. More about this next week…
UK SINGLES CHART No 1: Geno Dexy’s Midnight Runners No 41: Crying Don Maclean No 42: Suicide is Painless The Mash No 52: Pulling Mussels (from the Shell) Squeeze No 53: Mesages OMD No 578: No Self Control Peter Gabriel No 73: You’ll Always Find Me in the Kitchen at Parties Jona Lewie UK ALBUMS CHART No 1: Sky 2 Sky No 28: The Correct Use of Soap Magazine
Saturday May 3rd 2000 AD Prog 164 - an ad for Shoot! Magazine promises info about the Captains in this year’s European Championship, while if you buy Tiger or Roy of the Rovers, you can get a free Europa 80 sticker album. Another ad details several more IPC comics you can buy. Sunday May 4th Yugoslav President Tito dies of gangrene in Ljubliana, age 87. His funeral the following week is the largest state funeral in history (until the funeral of Pope John Paul II in 2005).