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Sunday 5 July 1981

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 5, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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. Victory, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Tar Baby by Toni Morrison was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Okres na severu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lock 'n' Chase or Ghost Town.
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What the sky looked like on 5 July 1981

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Movies

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

Victory

Directed by: John Huston

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

Country: United States

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The Survivor

Directed by: David Hemmings

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

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S.O.B.

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Julie Andrews, William Holden, Marisa Berenson, Larry Hagman

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Condorman

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

Starring: Michael Crawford, Oliver Reed, Barbara Carrera, James Hampton

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Directed by: Just Jaeckin

Starring: Sylvia Kristel, Shane Briant, Nicholas Clay, Ann Mitchell

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Okres na severu

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Hindsight

Directed by: Lee Hyun Seung

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Fat shan chaan sin sang

Under Manning

Let's Rock

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 July 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
  • Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 9th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Jan Stephenson

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 05, 1981 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Tar Baby

By: Toni Morrison

Ravishingly beautiful and emotionally incendiary, Tar Baby is Toni Morrison’s reinvention of the love story. Jadine Childs is a black fashion model with a white patron, a white boyfriend, and a

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Reflex

By: Dick Francis

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.

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Goodbye, Janette

By: Harold Robbins

A dynasty of women triumphs in the fiercely male-dominated world of high fashion amid the ruins of war. A daughter honors her mother’s ultimate sacrifice—by becoming a ruthless businesswoman who will

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Theory Z

By: William G. Ouchi

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Vanguard

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600 Atari 5200

Genre: Multi-scrolling shooter Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: SNK[2][3] Centuri [4] Zaccaria

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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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Ghost Town

Platform: Apple II, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Dragon 32/64, TI-99/4A, TRS-80, Browser, ZX Spectrum

Genre: text adventure

Publisher: Adventure International

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Utopia

Platform: Intellivision, Mattel Aquarius

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Mattel

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Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, MSX, NEC PC-9801, NES, PC booter, PC Engine, Game Boy Color, Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sir-Tech Software, Inc.

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Home videos

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

Amy

Studio: Disney

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Herbie Rides Again

Studio: Disney

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Old Yeller

Studio: Disney

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Pollyanna

Studio: Disney

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

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