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Birthdays for this date

Passed on Friday, Aug 1 1980
Louise Colombet
Strother Martin

Released on Friday, Aug 1 1980
Bear Island (1979)CinemaPGUSA
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)CinemaUSA
The Final Countdown (1980)CinemaPGUSA
Loose Shoes (1978)CinemaUSA
McVicar (1980)CinemaUK

Now Showing Friday, Aug 1 1980
Capitol Cinema, Tallahassee, FL
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

UK Chart
Saturday, Jul 26 1980
Use It Up And Wear It OutOdyssey1
XanaduOlivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra2
More Than I Can SayLeo Sayer3
Jump To The BeatStacy Lattisaw4
Could You Be LovedBob Marley & The Wailers5
Cupid - I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)Detroit Spinners6
BabooshkaKate Bush7
Upside DownDiana Ross8
Emotional RescueThe Rolling Stones9
My Way Of ThinkingUB4010
I Think It's Going To Rain TodayUB4010
Let's Hang OnDarts11
There, There My DearDexy's Midnight Runners12
Love Will Tear Us ApartJoy Division13
A Lover's HolidayChange14
The Glow Of LoveChange14
747 (Strangers In The Night) (Version)Saxon15
WaterfallsPaul McCartney16
Computer Game (Theme From The Invaders)-FirecrackerYellow Magic Orchestra17
CryingDon McLean18
Oops Upside Your HeadThe Gap Band19
Wednesday WeekThe Undertones20

US Chart
Saturday, Jul 26 1980
It's Still Rock And Roll To MeBilly Joel1
MagicOlivia Newton-John2
Little JeannieElton John3
Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time (Medley)Spinners4
Shining StarThe Manhattans5
Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)Paul McCartney6
Coming UpPaul McCartney6
Steal AwayRobbie Dupree7
Tired Of Toein' The LineRocky Burnette8
Take Your Time (Do It Right) (Part 1)The S.O.S. Band9
The RoseBette Midler10
Emotional RescueThe Rolling Stones11
One Fine DayCarole King12
In AmericaCharlie Daniels Band13
More LoveKim Carnes14
Let Me Love You TonightPure Prairie League15
Love The World AwayKenny Rogers16
SailingChristopher Cross17
Gimme Some Lovin'Blues Brothers18
All Night LongJoe Walsh19
Empire Strikes Back (Medley)Meco20