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Sunday 1 February 1981

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 1, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Gemberling and Sean Hampton. In that special week of February people in US were listening to The Tide Is High by Blondie. In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits. Eyewitness, directed by Peter Yates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Come Pour The Wine by Cynthia Freeman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Harper Valley P.T.A.. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Blaster or Jump Bug.
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What the sky looked like on 1 February 1981

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Movies

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

Eyewitness

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: William Hurt, Sigourney Weaver, Christopher Plummer, James Woods

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Eyes of a Stranger

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

Starring: Lauren Tewes, Jennifer Jason Leigh, John DiSanti, Peter DuPre

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Foul Play

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Burgess Meredith, Rachel Roberts

Country: United States

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The Incredible Shrinking Woman

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Lily Tomlin, Charles Grodin, Ned Beatty, Henry Gibson

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Night School

Directed by: Ken Hughes

Starring: Leonard Mann, Rachel Ward, Drew Snyder, Joseph R. Sicari

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TV Series

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

Harper Valley P.T.A.

Directed by: Not specifed

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The Settlers

Directed by: Shimon Dotan

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Breaking Away

Directed by: Peter Yates

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Number 96

Directed by: Peter Bernardos

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Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 11th AFC-NFC pro bowl, NFC wins 21-7
  • Duke Ellington-musical Sophisticated Ladies, premieres in New York City
  • Dutch Antilles census is 231,932
  • NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 21-7
  • Sandra Palmer win LPGA Whirlpool Golf Championship of Deer Creek.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 01, 1981 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Come Pour The Wine

By: Cynthia Freeman

New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Freeman’s powerful tale of a woman in search of her sacred heritage, who must decide how much she is willing to sacrifice for loveNineteen-year-old Janet

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Firestarter

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic “terrifying…gripping” (Miami Herald) #1 New York Times bestseller—“his highest farenheit reading yet” (Time)!Andy McGee and Vicky Tomlinson were once college students looking to make some extra cash, volunteering as test subjects for an ...

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The Fifth Horseman

By: Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

In a suspenseful novel of terrorist threat, Libyan leader Qaddafi holds New York City hostage with the threat of setting off a hidden nuclear bomb.

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Craig Claiborne'S Gourmet Diet

By: Craig Claiborne with Pierre Franey

low-sodium recipes modified-fat recipes modified-cholesterol recipes low-fat cookbook

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Hawk

Space Hawk

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mattel

Astro Blaster

Astro Blaster

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Sega

Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, MSX, NEC PC-9801, NES, PC booter, PC Engine, Game Boy Color, Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sir-Tech Software, Inc.

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Stampede

Stampede

Platform: Atari 2600, Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

Jump Bug

Jump Bug

Platform: Arcade, Arcadia 2001

Genre: Platformer

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Treasure Island

Studio: Disney

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Flash Gordon

Studio: Universal Studios

Format: Laserdisc release

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Alice in Wonderland

Studio: Disney

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

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Pollyanna

Studio: Disney

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