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Sunday 5 April 1981

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michael A and Eugenio Siller. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Rapture by Blondie. In UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits. Excalibur, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Nice Girls Do by Irene Kassorla was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Si unyil. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mario or President Elect.
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TV Series

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

Si unyil

Country: Indonesia

School of Love

Starring: Toshiko Fujita, Katsue Miwa

Country: Japan

The Bagthorpe Saga

Written by: Helen Cresswell

Starring: Madeline Smith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Löwenzahn

Starring: Peter Lustig, Helmut Krauss, Guido Hammesfahr

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Riker

Starring: Michael Shannon, Josh Taylor

Country: United States

Movies

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

Excalibur

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Nicholas Clay

Country: United States

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Nighthawks

Directed by: Bruce Malmuth

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Rutger Hauer, Billy Dee Williams

Country: United States

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Thief

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: James Caan, Tuesday Weld, Willie Nelson

Country: United States

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The Howling

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan

Country: United States

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Scanners

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jennifer O'Neill, Stephen Lack, Patrick McGoohan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 April 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Arbor Day in South Korea
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Facts:
  • 10th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Nancy Lopez.
  • Philadelphia Flyers amass a record 2,621 penalty minutes.

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Books

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

Nice Girls Do

By: Irene Kassorla

Nice Girls Do and Now You Can Too

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Maria Callas

By: Arianna Stassinopoulos

For millions of people, the great soprano Maria Callas (1923-1977) remains the focus of such unparalleled fascination that there is still no higher praise for singers than "…the best since Callas."

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Masquerade

By: Kit Williams

Schocken Books. NY. Copyright-1979. This publication-1980. "First American edition". First printing (no later dates, number/letter lines). Blue boards with impression of author's initials (KW) on lower corner of front board.

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The Last Mafioso

By: Ovid Demaris

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Borderline

Platform: Arcade, SG-1000

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter, Maze, Tactical shooter

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Ice Hockey

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Ice hockey

Publisher: Activision

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Mario

Platform: Arcade, Game & Watch, Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Virtual Boy, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Nintendo DS, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U

Genre: Platform, puzzle, racing, RPG, party, sports, edutainment adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

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Lock 'n' Chase

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600 Intellivision Apple II Game Boy Wii PlayStation 3 3DS Virtual Console

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Data East, Taito

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President Elect

Platform: Apple II series, Atari ST series, Commodore 64, and DOS

Genre: Political simulation game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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