Fitzpatrick’s Supermarket Orchard Closed

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Fitzpatrick’s closes its door to make way for redevelopment of The Promenade, a 10 storey shopping and office complex. Fitzpatrick has been operating in the corner of Orchard Road since 1958.

PAP Won 1980 General Election

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Singapore’s incumbent PAP (People’s Action Party) won all 75 seats in the 1980 General Election. It was the 4th General Election in Singapore since independence.

NUS Formed

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The National University of Singapore (NUS) was formed through a merger between the University of Singapore and Nanyang University.

Singapore Guards Formed

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The Singapore Guards are best distinguished by their superior physical fitness, mental dexterity, discipline and tenacity. Guards are primarily an elite Infantry brigade.

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RSAF Buys C-130 Transport Planes From US

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The RSAF has bought two Hercules C-130 military transport planes from the United States, the head of the Public Affairs Department of the Defence Ministry, Major Martin Choo, said. These two planes were commissioned by the Mlnister of State for Defence, Mr Bernard Chen.

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