Released Today May 16, 1980 the Movie 'Fame'


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Mr. Eighties
Apr 29, 2023

On this day May 16, 1980, the film "Fame" was released, directed by Alan Parker and starring Irene Cara, Barry Miller, Lee Curreri, and Gene Anthony Ray. Produced with a budget of $8.5 million, it went on to earn $42 million at the box office. Here's a fun fact. Originally titled "Hot Lunch," the film had to undergo a name change due to the existence of a pornographic film with the same title.