Thursday December 03, 1981

US date format: 12/3/1981, UK date format: 3/12/1981

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 3, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include David Villa and Liza Lapira. In that special week of December 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. Quest for Fire, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Elvis by Albert Goldman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Darkroom. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jawbreaker or Softporn Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • International Day of Disabled Persons - [1]
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Francis Xavier; also Saint Birinus

Events

  • Beth Daniel / Tom Kite wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.

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Movies

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Quest for Fire

Quest for Fire

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Starring: Everett McGill, Ron Perlman, Nicholas Kadi, Rae Dawn Chong

Country: United States of America

Eaux profondes

Eaux profondes

Directed by: Michel Deville

Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Sandrine Kljajic, Éric Frey

Ghost Story

Ghost Story

Directed by: John Irvin

Starring: Craig Wasson, Alice Krige, Fred Astaire, John Houseman

Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr

Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr

Directed by: David Hemmings

Starring: Ken Wahl, Lesley Ann Warren, Donald Pleasence, George Peppard

Neighbors

Neighbors

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Kathryn Walker, Cathy Moriarty

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on December 03, 1981

Sport Games on December 03, 1981


NFL

American Football
  • Cleveland Browns - Houston Oilers : 13 - 17
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TV Series

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Darkroom

Darkroom

Directed by: Britt Napier

The Last Song

The Last Song

Directed by: Julie Anne Robinson

Tenko

Tenko

Starring: Ann Bell, Stephanie Cole, Claire Oberman, Emily Bolton

Country: Australia

That's My Boy

That's My Boy

Directed by: Sean Anders

Jockei Monika

Jockei Monika

Days to next December 03

If December 03, 1981 is your birthday you're 38 years, 9 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Elvis by Albert Goldman

Elvis

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How To Make Love To A Man by Alexandra Penney

How To Make Love To A Man

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ASK ANY MAN. If you can get him to admit it, he'll probably tell you that he would like to be made love to almost as much as being a

Remembrance by Danielle Steel

Remembrance

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Her beloved Italian homeland shattered in the wake of World War II, exquisite Serena, Principessa di San Tibaldo, has nothing left except her name, her ancestry...

The Beverly Hills Diet by Judy Mazel

The Beverly Hills Diet

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NEW BOOK. Never been read! This book came from a bookstore closing. Dust cover may have slight shelf wear or with light bookstore handling.

Bread Upon The Waters by Irwin Shaw

Bread Upon The Waters

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Bread Upon the Waters

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

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005

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Stealth game Maze game

Publisher: Sega

Jawbreaker

Jawbreaker

Platform: Computers: Atari 800, Apple II, Commodore 64, PC Consoles: Atari 2600

Genre: Maze chase

Publisher: On-line Systems, Tigervision (Atari 2600 port)

Black Hole

Black Hole

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Tokyo Denshi Sekkei

Softporn Adventure

Softporn Adventure

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: On-Line Systems

Stone Sling (Europe) Smithereens! (US)

Stone Sling (Europe) Smithereens! (US)

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

Genre: Strategy Game,[1] Artillery game

Publisher: Philips / Magnavox


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