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WhoBirthdayAge on Friday, Dec 12 1980
J. Bruce Ismay
12/12/1862-10/17/1937
118
Died Aged:74
William De Vaull
12/12/1870-06/04/1945
110
Died Aged:74
Laura Hope Crews
12/12/1879-11/13/1942
101
Died Aged:62
Edmund Breon
12/12/1882-1951
98
Violet Kemble-Cooper
12/12/1886-08/17/1961
94
Died Aged:74
Owen Moore
12/12/1886-06/09/1939
94
Died Aged:52
Gennaro Righelli
12/12/1886-01/06/1949
94
Died Aged:62
Ottola Nesmith
12/12/1889-02/07/1972
91
Died Aged:82
Henry Norton
12/12/1891-08/10/1945
89
Died Aged:53
George Cooper
12/12/1892-12/09/1943
88
Died Aged:50
Edward G. Robinson
12/12/1893-01/26/1973
87
Died Aged:79
Noreen Gammill
12/12/1898-12/21/1988
82
Youcca Troubetzkov
12/12/1898-04/22/1992
82
Madeline Hurlock
12/12/1899-04/04/1989
81
Norah Howard
12/12/1900-05/02/1968
80
Died Aged:67
Eddie Parker
12/12/1900-01/20/1960
80
Died Aged:59
Julian West
12/12/1904-02/20/1981
76
Rellys
12/12/1905-07/20/1991
75
Thelma Hill
12/12/1906-05/11/1938
74
Died Aged:31
Edna Marion
12/12/1906-12/02/1957
74
Died Aged:50
Jean Anderson
12/12/1907-04/01/2001
73
Ilse Furstenberg
12/12/1907-12/16/1976
73
Died Aged:69
Karen Morley
12/12/1909-03/08/2003
71
Don C. Harvey
12/12/1911-04/23/1963
69
Died Aged:51
Judith Mayes
12/12/1912-10/05/2009
68
Harold Dickinson
12/12/1913-11/18/1970
67
Died Aged:56
Eve Lister
12/12/1913-01/31/1997
67
Chester Clark
12/12/1915-05/07/1987
65
Frank Sinatra
12/12/1915-05/14/1998
65
Michael Leeston-Smith
12/12/1916-12/05/2001
64
Richard Martin
12/12/1917-09/04/1994
63
Wei Lo
12/12/1918-01/20/1996
62
Claude Nollier
12/12/1919-02/12/2009
61
James Holden
12/12/1920-01/19/2005
60
Danna Hansen
12/12/1921-05/21/2012
59
Bob Barker
12/12/1923
57
Joseph Bernard
12/12/1923-04/03/2006
57
Ed Koch
12/12/1924-02/01/2013
56
Hans Verner
12/12/1924
56
Anne V. Coates
12/12/1925-05/08/2018
55
François Guérin
12/12/1927-10/26/2003
53
Roberto Contreras
12/12/1928-07/18/2000
52
Giancarlo Cobelli
12/12/1929-03/16/2012
51
Gordon Hessler
12/12/1930-01/19/2014
50
Lionel Blair
12/12/1931
49
Sally Fraser
12/12/1932
48
Brandon Maggart
12/12/1933
47
Annette Vadim
12/12/1934-12/12/2005
46
Al Harrington
12/12/1935
45
Yolande Turner
12/12/1935-11/06/2003
45
Denise Coffey
12/12/1936
44
Earl Finn
12/12/1937
43
Connie Francis
12/12/1938
42
Leslie Schofield
12/12/1938
42
Morag Hood
12/12/1942-10/05/2002
38
Fatma Girik
12/12/1943
37
Gianni Russo
12/12/1943
37
Kenneth Cranham
12/12/1944
36
Kevin Coughlin
12/12/1945-01/19/1976
35
Died Aged:30
Gloria Loring
12/12/1946
34
Barrie Rutter
12/12/1946
34
Wings Hauser
12/12/1947
33
Tom Wilkinson
12/12/1948
32
Bill Nighy
12/12/1949
31
Darleen Carr
12/12/1950
30
Bill Dalzell
12/12/1951
29
Sarah Douglas
12/12/1952
28
Cathy Rigby
12/12/1952
28
Jim Davidson
12/12/1953
27
Sheila E.
12/12/1957
23
Higgins the Dog
12/12/1957-11/11/1975
23
Died Aged:17
Serge Larivière
12/12/1957-09/22/2018
23
Susan Powter
12/12/1957
23
Ivan E. Roth
12/12/1957
23
Holly Gagnier
12/12/1958
22
Sarah Sutton
12/12/1961
19
Francesca Stewart
12/12/1963-09/29/2010
17
Romano Orzari
12/12/1964
16
Axel Neumann
12/12/1966
14
Pat Shortt
12/12/1966
14
Anne Bobby
12/12/1967
13
Mädchen Amick
12/12/1970
10
Jennifer Connelly
12/12/1970
10
Regina Hall
12/12/1970
10
Michelle Burke
12/12/1973
7
Steven Arnold
12/12/1974
6
Mayim Bialik
12/12/1975
5
Daniel Venegas
12/12/1977-03/31/2012
3
Gbenga Akinnagbe
12/12/1978
2
Monica Dean
12/12/1978
2
Rhys Thomas
12/12/1978
2

Passed on Friday, Dec 12 1980
Édouard Francomme

Released on Friday, Dec 12 1980
Popeye (1980)CinemaUSA
Stir Crazy (1980)CinemaRUSA

Aired on Friday, Dec 12 1980
Dukes of HazardMrs. Roscoe P. Coltrane
This is Your LifeMike Yarwood
Friday Night, Saturday MorningEpisode #3.12
BBC2 PlayhouseShaping Up

Now Showing Friday, Dec 12 1980
UK
London Pavilion
Humanoids From the Deep

Aired on Friday, Dec 12 1980
UK
BBC
The Americanization of Emily

Aired on Friday, Dec 12 1980
USA
ABC
 8:00 pmBensonCitizen Kraus
CBS
 8:00 pmIncredible HulkDeep Shock
10:00 pmDallasThe Fourth Son

UK Chart
Saturday, Dec 6 1980
Super TrouperABBA1
The Tide Is HighBlondie2
Banana RepublicBoomtown Rats3
EmbarrassmentMadness4
To Cut A Long Story ShortSpandau Ballet5
I Could Be So Good For YouDennis Waterman with The Dennis Waterman Band6
Never Knew Love Like This BeforeStephanie Mills7
CelebrationKool & The Gang8
Do You Feel My LoveEddy Grant9
(Just Like) Starting OverJohn Lennon10
The Earth Dies ScreamingUB4011
Dream A LieUB4011
Fashion (Edit)David Bowie12
I'm Coming OutDiana Ross13
Woman In LoveBarbra Streisand14
Stop The CavalryJona Lewie15
No One Quite Like GrandmaSt. Winifred's School Choir16
Rock 'N' Roll Ain't Noise PollutionAC/DC17
Ace Of SpadesMotorhead18
PassionRod Stewart19
I Like (What You're Doing To Me)Young & Co20


US Chart
Saturday, Dec 6 1980
LadyKenny Rogers1
More Than I Can SayLeo Sayer2
Another One Bites The DustQueen3
Woman In LoveBarbra Streisand4
Master Blaster (Jammin')Stevie Wonder5
(Just Like) Starting OverJohn Lennon6
Love On The RocksNeil Diamond7
Hungry HeartBruce Springsteen8
I'm Coming OutDiana Ross9
DreamingCliff Richard10
Hit Me With Your Best ShotPat Benatar11
You've Lost That Lovin' FeelingDaryl Hall & John Oates12
The WandererDonna Summer13
GuiltyBarbra Streisand14
Never Be The SameChristopher Cross15
Every Woman In The WorldAir Supply16
Whip ItDevo17
Tell It Like It IsHeart18
De Do Do Do, De Da Da DaThe Police19
Without Your LoveRoger Daltrey20