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Sunday 4 October 1981

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Scott Hammond and Juka. 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. My Dinner with Andre, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kita no kuni kara. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colony 7 or Jungler.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Rod, Jane and Freddy

Starring: Rod Burton, Jane Tucker, Freddy Marks

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Dark Towers

Starring: Juliet Hammond

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Kid Super Power Hour with Shazam!

Starring: Maylo McCaslin, Barry Gordon, Dawn Jeffory, Burr Middleton

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

My Dinner with Andre

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn, Jean Lenauer

Country: United States

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Galaxy of Terror

Directed by: B.D. Clark

Starring: Edward Albert, Erin Moran, Ray Walston

Country: United States

Who's Singin' Over There?

Directed by: Slobodan Sijan

Starring: Pavle Vujisic, Dragan Nikolic, Danilo 'Bata' Stojkovic

Country: United States

Chariots of Fire

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

Starring: Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Nicholas Farrell

Country: United States

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The French Lieutenant's Woman

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Hilton McRae

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 October 1981 ?

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Facts:
  • 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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Books

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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. Look

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The Origin

By: Irving Stone

The Origin: A Biographical Novel of Charles Darwin

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Colony 7

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Taito Corporation

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Jungler

Jungler

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Konami

K-Razy Shoot-Out

Platform: Atari 8-bit (original) Atari 5200

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: K-Byte CBS Software

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Kick

Platform: Arcade (original) Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Midway

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Space Dungeon

Platform: Arcade, Atari 5200

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Taito Corporation

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