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Monday 5 October 1981

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kelvin Tan Wei Lian and Tito Bambino. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross. In UK Tainted Love by Soft Cell was in the top 5 hits. My Dinner with Andre, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while The Beverly Hills Diet by Judy Mazel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kita no kuni kara. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jump Bug or Loco-Motion.
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TV Series

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

Movie Macabre

Starring: Cassandra Peterson

Country: United States

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Only Fools and Horses....

Written by: John Sullivan

Starring: David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Roger Lloyd Pack, Buster Merryfield

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Troubles

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Shillingbury Tales

Starring: Robin Nedwell, Diane Keen, Jack Douglas, Joe Black

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Into the Labyrinth

Starring: Pamela Salem, Charlie Caine, Ron Moody, Lisa Turner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

My Dinner with Andre

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn, Jean Lenauer

Country: United States

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Chariots of Fire

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

Starring: Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Nicholas Farrell

Country: United States

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The French Lieutenant's Woman

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Hilton McRae

Country: United States

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Mommie Dearest

Directed by: Frank Perry

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Diana Scarwid, Steve Forrest

Country: United States

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Gallipoli

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Mel Gibson, Mark Lee, Bill Kerr

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 October 1981 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jud Strunk: Singer / comedian (Laugh-In), dies at 48.
  • Gloria Grahame: American actress who won an Oscar as the Best Supporting actress in "The Bad and the Beautiful" 1952, and was nominated for the Oscar in "Crossfire," 1947.
Facts:
  • Dutch guilder / Deutsche mark revalued up 5.5%
  • Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg becomes an honarary American
  • Deceased Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg becomes an honarary American citizen.
  • Raoul Wallenberg becomes an honorary U.S. citizen.
  • Raoul Wallenberg becomes posthumously honorary citizen of the United States

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Sport Games on 5 October 1981

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  • Atlanta Falcons - Philadelphia Eagles : 13 - 16
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1981?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nicholas Nickelby -- Oct. 5, 1981
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8765
  • Life: Marilyn Monroe

Books

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

The Beverly Hills Diet

By: Judy Mazel

NEW BOOK. Never been read! This book came from a bookstore closing. Dust cover may have slight shelf wear or with light bookstore handling.

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Social Studies

By: Fran Lebowitz

Social Studies

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You Can Negotiate Anything

By: Herb Cohen

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,

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Theory Z

By: William G. Ouchi

Fascinating

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Black Hole

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Tokyo Denshi Sekkei

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Cranston Manor

Cranston Manor

Platform: Apple II, FM-7, PC-88, PC-98

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: On-Line Systems

Jump Bug

Jump Bug

Platform: Arcade, Arcadia 2001

Genre: Platformer

Super Cobra

Platform: Arcade, Adventure Vision, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, Colecovision, Intellivision, MSX, Sord M5

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP/EU Konami; NA Stern; NA Entex; NA Parker Brothers

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Loco-Motion

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

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