Sunday October 04, 1981

US date format: 10/4/1981, UK date format: 4/10/1981

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 4, 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 Daniel Lissing and Birthe Wolter. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross. In UK Tainted Love by Soft Cell was in the top 5 hits. The Evil Dead, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while You Can Negotiate Anything by Herb Cohen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vice Versa. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Route-16 or Astro Fantasia.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Donna Caponi Young / Kathy Whitworth wins Portland Ping Team Golf Champ
  • Meadowlands Arena opens in New Jersey
  • Pasakevi Kouna of Greece (age 9) is youngest international gymnastics participant.

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Movies

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The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor, Betsy Baker

Country: United States of America

Circle of Deceit

Circle of Deceit

Directed by: Volker Schlöndorff

Starring: Bruno Ganz, Hanna Schygulla, Jean Carmet, Jerzy Skolimowski

Nightmare

Nightmare

Directed by: Romano Scavolini

Starring: Baird Stafford, Sharon Smith, C.J. Cooke, Mik Cribben

Strange Behavior

Strange Behavior

Directed by: Michael Laughlin

Starring: Michael Murphy, Louise Fletcher, Dan Shor, Fiona Lewis

My Dinner with Andre

My Dinner with Andre

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn, Jean Lenauer, Roy Butler

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on October 04, 1981

Sport Games on October 04, 1981


NFL

American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Buffalo Bills : 17 - 23
  • Chicago Bears - Minnesota Vikings : 21 - 24
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Houston Oilers : 10 - 17
  • Cleveland Browns - Los Angeles Rams : 16 - 27
  • Dallas Cowboys - St. Louis Cardinals : 17 - 20
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TV Series

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Vice Versa

Vice Versa

Directed by: Brian Gilbert

Willo the Wisp

Willo the Wisp

Au bon beurre

Au bon beurre

Directed by: Edouard Molinaro

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

Postman Pat

Postman Pat

Directed by: Mike Disa

Days to next October 04

If October 04, 1981 is your birthday you're 38 years, 11 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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You Can Negotiate Anything by Herb Cohen

You Can Negotiate Anything

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Herb Cohen believes the world is a giant negotiating table and, like it or not, you're a negotiator. Whether you're dealing with your spouse, boss, department store, bank manager, children, solicitor,

The Eagle'S Gift by Carlos Castaneda

The Eagle'S Gift

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Carlos Castaneda takes the reader into the very heart of sorcery, challenging both imagination and reason, shaking the very foundations of our belief in what is "natural" and "logical."His

The Last Days Of America by Paul Erdman

The Last Days Of America

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Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot

The Lord God Made Them All

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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

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?

Route-16

Route-16

Platform: Arcade, NES, Arcadia 2001

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Centuri

Eliminator

Eliminator

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Multi-directional shooter Space combat

Publisher: Sega

Astro Fantasia

Astro Fantasia

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Data East

Ice Hockey

Ice Hockey

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Ice hockey

Publisher: Activision

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 04, 1981?

On October 04, 1981 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is October 04, 1981?

On October 04, 1981 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 04, 1981?

On October 04, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 04, 1981?

On October 04, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 04, 1981?

On October 04, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 04, 1981?

On October 04, 1981 several famous people were born including, Daniel Lissing, Birthe Wolter, Joe Thatcher.

Which famous people died on October 04, 1981?

Famous people died on October 04, 1981 include, Freddie Lindstrom.

What was the number one song in October 04, 1981?

The number one song in the week of October 04, 1981 was Endless Love by Diana Ross in US and Tainted Love by Soft Cell in UK.

What were the top hits on October 04, 1981?

The top hits on October 04, 1981 were Endless Love by Diana Ross, Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) by Christopher Cross, Stop Draggin' My Heart Around by Stevie Nicks in US and Tainted Love by Soft Cell, Prince Charming by Adam & The Ants, Japanese Boy by Aneka in UK.


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