Wednesday, August 03, 2005

today's history lesson.

okay today we are going to remember all those GREAT movies from 1980. unlike the music portion I have heard of most of these movies and even seen some of them...

Top movie money makers in 1980:
The Empire Strikes Back $290,268,568
Superman II $108,185,706
9 To 5 $103,290,500
Stir Crazy $101,300,000
Airplane! $83,400,000

other new movies in 1980:
Breaker Morant
Coal Miner's Daughter
Flash Gordon
Friday the 13th
Herbie Goes Bananas
Mad Max
Ordinary People
Private Benjamin
Raging Bull
Stardust Memories
The Blue Lagoon
The Shining
Urban Cowboy

Best Actress: Sissy Spacek: Coal Miner's Daughter
Best Director: Robert Redford: Ordinary People
Best Picture: Ronald L. Schwary: Ordinary People
Best Actor: Robert De Niro: Raging Bull
Best Supporting Actor: Timothy Hutton: Ordinary People
Best Supporting Actress: Mary Steenburgen: Melvin and Howard

so there you have it... stay tuned for another exciting edition of 1980 (I promise it will be over soon)


roo roo said...

you want to eat @ leigh anne's sisters tonight and then go to rocky springs tmrw? you can bring the girls to rocky springs is you wanna.

roo roo said...

well that just sux!!!! i've gotta be at work @ 8 tmrw and i will have to work all freak'n day, so do you want to plan to go eat somewhere and chill or what?