Friday June 05, 1981

US date format: 6/5/1981, UK date format: 5/6/1981

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 Jade Goody and Sébastien Lefebvre. In that special week of June 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. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne, directed by Walerian Borowczyk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Sirens by Eric Van Lustbader was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Okres na severu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Madness and the Minotaur or Fantasy.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of N�r (Light) - First day of the fifth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Feast of Saint Boniface.
  • Seychelles - Liberation Day.
  • National holiday of Denmark (Constitution Day).
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Events

  • Center of Disease Control reports of a pneumonia affecting gays (AIDS)
  • George Harrison releases Somewhere in England
  • TODAY / PC runs for 1st time

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Movies

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne

Directed by: Walerian Borowczyk

Starring: Udo Kier, Marina Pierro, Patrick Magee, Gérard Zalcberg

The Cannonball Run

The Cannonball Run

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Farrah Fawcett, Dom DeLuise

Country: United States of America

Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans

Directed by: Desmond Davis

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Harry Hamlin, Claire Bloom, Maggie Smith

Country: United States of America

Road Games

Road Games

Directed by: Richard Franklin

Starring: Stacy Keach, Jamie Lee Curtis, Marion Edward, Grant Page

Green Ice

Green Ice

Directed by: Ernest Day

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Anne Archer, Omar Sharif, Domingo Ambriz

TV Series

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Okres na severu

Okres na severu

Hindsight

Hindsight

Directed by: Lee Hyun Seung

Belle and Sebastian

Belle and Sebastian

Directed by: Nicolas Vanier

Baila Comigo

Baila Comigo

Sorry I'm a Stranger Here Myself

Sorry I'm a Stranger Here Myself

Days to next June 05

If June 05, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 3 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Sirens by Eric Van Lustbader

Sirens

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Set in the heart of Hollywood and its broken dreams and twisted ideals. One explosive story is acted out before the cameras.

The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot

The Lord God Made Them All

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The triumphant conclusion to the legendary seriesWith each book more engaging than the last, James Herriot once again brings us the magical beauty of Yorkshire through his uplifting experiences as a

The White Hotel by D.M. Thomas

The White Hotel

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It is a dream of electrifying eroticism and inexplicable violence, recounted by a young woman to her analyst, Sigmund Freud. It is a horrifying yet restrained narrative of the Holocaust.

The Covenant by James A. Michener

The Covenant

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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.

The Eagle'S Gift by Carlos Castaneda

The Eagle'S Gift

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Carlos Castaneda takes the reader into the very heart of sorcery, challenging both imagination and reason, shaking the very foundations of our belief in what is "natural" and "logical."His

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Space Fury

Space Fury

Platform: Arcade (original) ColecoVision

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Gremlin Industries

Black Hole

Black Hole

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Tokyo Denshi Sekkei

Madness and the Minotaur

Madness and the Minotaur

Platform: TRS-80 Color Computer

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Radio Shack

Fantasy

Fantasy

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action/Adventure

Crossfire

Crossfire

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, VIC-20, IBM PCjr

Publisher: Sierra On-Line


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