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Thursday 5 February 1981

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 5, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Julie Zenatti and Nora Zehetner. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Celebration by Kool & The Gang. In UK Shaddup You Face by Joe Dolce Music Theatre was in the top 5 hits. Barsaat Ki Ek Raat, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while A Field Guide To The Birds by Roger Tory Peterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Harper Valley P.T.A.. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Oo-Topos or Strategy X.
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What the sky looked like on 5 February 1981

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Movies

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

Barsaat Ki Ek Raat

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Rakhee Gulzar, Amjad Khan, Utpal Dutt

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Eyewitness

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: William Hurt, Sigourney Weaver, Christopher Plummer, James Woods

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Eyes of a Stranger

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

Starring: Lauren Tewes, Jennifer Jason Leigh, John DiSanti, Peter DuPre

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Foul Play

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Burgess Meredith, Rachel Roberts

Country: United States

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The Incredible Shrinking Woman

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Lily Tomlin, Charles Grodin, Ned Beatty, Henry Gibson

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TV Series

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

Harper Valley P.T.A.

Directed by: Not specifed

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The Settlers

Directed by: Shimon Dotan

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Breaking Away

Directed by: Peter Yates

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Number 96

Directed by: Peter Bernardos

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Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 February 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf
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Facts:
  • Piaf opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 165 performances
  • Military jury in North Carolina convicts Robert Garwood of collaborating with enemy.
  • Largest Jell-O made (9,246 gallons of watermelon-flavor) in Brisbane, Australia.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 05, 1981 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

A Field Guide To The Birds

By: Roger Tory Peterson

Roger Tory Peterson had already made his mark with his innovative field guide when he conducted DDT research during World War II. His friend and fellow naturalist Rachel Carson built on these efforts and eventually wrote Silent Spring, a landmark ...

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Crisis Investing

By: Douglas R. Casey

Crisis Investing

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Congo

By: Michael Crichton

The search for diamonds, a crucial scientific breakthrough and a mythical ruined city set off this adventure into the heart of the Congolese jungle. The American expedition is led by Karen Ross, desperate to find her husband and recover the ...

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The Clan Of The Cave Bear

By: Jean M. Auel

This novel of awesome beauty and power is a moving saga about people, relationships, and the boundaries of love. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American ReadThrough Jean M.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Strategy X

Strategy X

Platform: Arcade; Atari 2600

Genre: Vertically scrolling shooter

Publisher: Konami

Alpine Ski

Alpine Ski

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Skiing

Publisher: Taito

Spacechase

Spacechase

Platform: Atari 2600 Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Apollo

Jungler

Jungler

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Konami

Oo-Topos

Oo-Topos

Platform: Apple II (original) Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Polarware

Home videos

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

Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Studio: Disney

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Davy Crockett and the River Pirates

Studio: Disney

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The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Studio: Disney

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Herbie Rides Again

Studio: Disney

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The Watcher in the Woods

Studio: Disney

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