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Friday 11 September 1981

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Luscious Lopez and Dylan Klebold. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross. In UK Green Door by Shakin' Stevens was in the top 5 hits. The French Lieutenant's Woman, directed by Karel Reisz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Cujo by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Seeing Things. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Make Trax or Sabotage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The French Lieutenant's Woman

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Hilton McRae

Country: United States

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Mommie Dearest

Directed by: Frank Perry

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Diana Scarwid, Steve Forrest

Country: United States

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Gallipoli

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Mel Gibson, Mark Lee, Bill Kerr

Country: United States

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Body Heat

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Starring: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Richard Crenna

Country: United States

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An American Werewolf in London

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, Joe Belcher

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Kid Super Power Hour with Shazam!

Starring: Maylo McCaslin, Barry Gordon, Dawn Jeffory, Burr Middleton

Country: United States

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Only Fools and Horses....

Written by: John Sullivan

Starring: David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Roger Lloyd Pack, Buster Merryfield

Country: United Kingdom

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Now Get Out of That

Starring: Bernard Falk

Country: United Kingdom

The Troubles

Country: United Kingdom

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MTV Music Television

Starring: Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, J.J. Jackson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 September 1981 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Frank McHugh: Actor (Dawn Patrol, Going My Way), dies at 83.
Facts:
  • 2nd government of Agt forms
  • A small plane crashes into the Swing Auditorium in San Bernardino damaging the venue beyond repair.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1981?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Meryl Streep -- Sep. 7, 1981
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8761
  • Life: Artificial Heart

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Covenant

By: James A. Michener

James A. Michener’s masterly chronicle of South Africa is an epic tale of adventurers, scoundrels, and ministers, the best and worst of two continents who carve an empire out of a vast wilderness.

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The Key To Rebecca

By: Ken Follett

Ken Follett’s The Key to Rebecca took readers and critics by storm when first published more than twenty years ago. Today, it remains one of the best espionage novels ever written.A

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Firestarter

By: Stephen King

Now available for the first time in a mass-market premium paperback edition—master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic #1 New York Times bestseller!"Get out. Get out quickly.

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Loon Lake

By: E.L. Doctorow

The hero of this dazzling novel by American master E. L. Doctorow is Joe, a young man on the run in the depths of the Great Depression.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Astrosmash

Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600 Mattel Aquarius

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Mattel

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Make Trax

Make Trax

Platform: Arcade (original), Famicom, Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Kural Samno (Japan) Williams (North America) Karateco / Exidy (Europe)

Munchkin (Europe) K.C. Munchkin! (US)

Munchkin (Europe) K.C. Munchkin! (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey² (US)

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Round-Up

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Centuri/Taito

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Sabotage

Sabotage

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: On-Line Systems


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