Friday December 4, 1981

US date format: 12/4/1981, UK date format: 4/12/1981

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 4, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Maria Andersson (musician) and Lila McCann. 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 The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Darkroom. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Black Hole or Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness.
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What the sky looked like on 4 December 1981

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Movies

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

Quest for Fire

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud

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

Country: United States of America

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Eaux profondes

Directed by: Michel Deville

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

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Ghost Story

Directed by: John Irvin

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

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Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr

Directed by: David Hemmings

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

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Neighbors

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

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

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Darkroom

Directed by: Britt Napier

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The Last Song

Directed by: Julie Anne Robinson

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Tenko

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

Country: Australia

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That's My Boy

Directed by: Sean Anders

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Jockei Monika

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 December 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - secret ceremonies in honor of Bona Dea
  • R.C. Saints - Saint John of Damascus: optional memorial; also Saint Barbara
  • Santerfa, Lukumf - Day of Shango
  • International Hug Day. See Also: January 21st, National Hugging Day
  • Navy Day in India
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Falcon Crest premieres on CBS-TV
  • According to South Africa, Ciskei gains independence Not recognized as an independent country outside South Africa
  • President Reagan allows CIA to engage in domestic counter-intelligence
  • Reagan Executive Order on Intelligence (No 12333)
  • South Africa grants independence to the Ciskei ''homeland'' (not recognized by any government outside South Africa).

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Planetary positions on December 04, 1981 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Lord God Made Them All

By: James Herriot

The triumphant conclusion to the legendary seriesWith each book more engaging than the last, James Herriot once again brings us the magical beauty of Yorkshire through his uplifting experiences as a

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Spring Moon

By: Bette Bao Lord

At a time of mystery and cruelty ... in an ancient land of breathtaking beauty and exotic surprise ... a courageous woman triumphs over her world's ultimate tragedy.Behind

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Miss Piggy'S Guide To Life

By: Miss Piggy as told to Henry Beard

Hebrew translation of the original text

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Cujo

By: Stephen King

The #1 national bestseller for Stephen King’s rabid fans, Cujo “hits the jugular” (New York Times) with the story of a friendly Saint Bernard that is bitten by a sick bat.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Tigers in the Snow

Platform: PC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64 and TRS-80

Genre: Turn-based strategy

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Space Hawk

Space Hawk

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mattel

Black Hole

Black Hole

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Tokyo Denshi Sekkei

Zarzon

Zarzon

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, FM Towns, MSX2, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X1, Apple IIGS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Apple II California Pacific Computer Co. Origin Systems Atari 8-bit Sierra On-line Commodore 64 Origin Systems DOS Origin Systems Electronic Arts MSX2 Pony Canyon FM Towns Fujitsu Apple IIGS Vitesse I

Home videos

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

The Shaggy Dog

Studio: Disney

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The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Disney

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

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Herbie Rides Again

Studio: Disney

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Pollyanna

Studio: Disney

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