Sunday July 05, 1981

US date format: 7/5/1981, UK date format: 5/7/1981

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 5, 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 Gianne Albertoni and Ryan Hansen. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes. In UK Being With You by Smokey Robinson was in the top 5 hits. Endless Love, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Reflex by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Okres na severu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gobbler or Mario.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
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Events

  • 9th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Jan Stephenson

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Movies

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Endless Love

Endless Love

Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli

Starring: Brooke Shields, Martin Hewitt, Shirley Knight, Don Murray

Country: United States of America

Blow Out

Blow Out

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: John Travolta, Nancy Allen, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz

Country: United States of America

Time Bandits

Time Bandits

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall, John Cleese, Katherine Helmond

Country: United States of America

Victory

Victory

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Michael Caine, Sylvester Stallone, Pelé, Bobby Moore

Country: United States of America

The Survivor

The Survivor

Directed by: David Hemmings

Starring: Robert Powell, Jenny Agutter, Joseph Cotten, Angela Punch McGregor

TV Series

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Okres na severu

Okres na severu

Hindsight

Hindsight

Directed by: Lee Hyun Seung

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Lapo erzählt...

Let's Rock

Let's Rock

Under Manning

Under Manning

Days to next July 05

If July 05, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 2 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Reflex by Dick Francis

Reflex

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Longtime jockey Philip Nore suspects that a racetrack photographer's fatal accident was really murder--and unravels some nasty secrets of corruption, blackmail, and murder.

Free Fall In Crimson by John D. MacDonald

Free Fall In Crimson

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From a beloved master of crime fiction, Free Fall in Crimson is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

The Glitter Dome by Joseph Wambaugh

The Glitter Dome

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It’s the wildest bar in Chinatown, run by a proprietor named Wing who will steal your bar change every chance he gets.

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,

Xpd by Len Deighton

Xpd

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June 11, 1940 – where is Winston Churchill?A private aircraft takes off from a small town in central France, while Adolf Hitler, the would-be conqueror of Europe, prepares for a clandestine

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Astrosmash

Astrosmash

Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600 Mattel Aquarius

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Mattel

VIC Avenger

VIC Avenger

Platform: Commodore 64, VIC-20

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Commodore International

Arena of Octos

Arena of Octos

Platform: Apple II, TRS-80

Genre: Combat

Publisher: SoftSide

Gobbler

Gobbler

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Maze

Publisher: On-Line Systems

Mario

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 05, 1981?

On July 05, 1981 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is July 05, 1981?

On July 05, 1981 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 05, 1981?

On July 05, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 05, 1981?

On July 05, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 05, 1981?

On July 05, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 05, 1981?

On July 05, 1981 several famous people were born including, Gianne Albertoni, Ryan Hansen, Sarah Whatmore.

Which famous people died on July 05, 1981?

Famous people died on July 05, 1981 include, Jorge Urrutia Blondel.

What was the number one song in July 05, 1981?

The number one song in the week of July 05, 1981 was Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes in US and Being With You by Smokey Robinson in UK.

What were the top hits on July 05, 1981?

The top hits on July 05, 1981 were Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes, All Those Years Ago by George Harrison, The One That You Love by Air Supply in US and Being With You by Smokey Robinson, One Day In Your Life by Michael Jackson, More Than In Love by Kate Robbins & Beyond in UK.


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