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Wednesday 25 November 1981

1981-11-25

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John. In UK Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. The Inglorious Bastards, directed by Enzo G. Castellari, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Inglorious Bastards

Directed by: Enzo G. Castellari

Starring: Bo Svenson, Peter Hooten, Fred Williamson

Country: United States

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Ragtime

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: James Cagney, Elizabeth McGovern, Howard E. Rollins Jr.

Country: United States

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Time Bandits

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall, John Cleese

Country: United States

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Halloween II

Directed by: Rick Rosenthal

Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, Charles Cyphers

Country: United States

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The Evil Dead

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

It Takes a Worried Man

Written by: Peter Tilbury

Starring: Peter Tilbury, Diana Payan, Andrew Tourell, Christopher Benjamin

Country: United Kingdom

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Going Out

Starring: Perry Benson, Peter-Hugo Daly, Marcus Francis, Andrew Paul

Country: United Kingdom

Rod, Jane and Freddy

Starring: Rod Burton, Jane Tucker, Freddy Marks

Country: United Kingdom

Movie Macabre

Starring: Cassandra Peterson

Country: United States

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Roger Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Diane Fletcher, Kate Fahy, Alice Berry

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 November 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Catherine of Alexandria; Moses?
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: National Day (1943)
  • Surinam - Independence Day (from the Netherlands, 1975)
  • International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jenna Bush: daughter of George W. Bush and Laura Bush.
  • Xabi Alonso: Soccer Player.
  • Barbara Bush: American noted family, the first-born of twin daughters of Laura and George W. Bush.
  • Lee Bum-ho: South Korean baseball player.
  • Jenna Hager: American journalist and author.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jack Albertson: American actor (Chico and the Man), dies at age 74 (born 1907).
Facts:
  • Failed coup by South African mercenaries in Seychelles
  • Rollie Fingers is 1st relief pitcher to win AL MVP

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Illustration by Nicholas Gaetano
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8772
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Katharine Hepburn and Peter Fonda -- Nov. 16, 1981

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

Innocence and beauty ignite with evil and terror...First, a man and a woman are subjects of a top-secret government experiment designed to produce extraordinary psychic powers.Then,

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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 ?

Adventure A

Platform: Sinclair ZX81 ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC

Genre: Adventure with a third-person perspective

Publisher: Artic Computing

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VIC Avenger

VIC Avenger

Platform: Commodore 64, VIC-20

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Commodore International

Space Hawk

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mattel

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Utopia

Platform: Intellivision, Mattel Aquarius

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Mattel

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Warp & Warp

Platform: Arcade, MSX, PV-1000, Family Computer

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Casio; NA Rock-Ola

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