Saturday September 05, 1981

US date format: 9/5/1981, UK date format: 5/9/1981

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Jonathan Libby and Filippo Volandri. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross. In UK Green Door by Shakin' Stevens was in the top 5 hits. Das Boot, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while The Glitter Dome by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Willo the Wisp. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Quest for the Rings or Warp & Warp.
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Das Boot

Das Boot

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

Country: United States of America

The French Lieutenant's Woman

The French Lieutenant's Woman

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Hilton McRae, Emily Morgan

Country: United States of America

Raggedy Man

Raggedy Man

Directed by: Jack Fisk

Starring: Sissy Spacek, Eric Roberts, Sam Shepard, William Sanderson

Montenegro

Montenegro

Directed by: Dusan Makavejev

Starring: Susan Anspach, Erland Josephson, Per Oscarsson, Marianne Jacobi

Mommie Dearest

Mommie Dearest

Directed by: Frank Perry

Starring: Faye Dunaway, Diana Scarwid, Steve Forrest, Howard Da Silva

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Willo the Wisp

Willo the Wisp

Au bon beurre

Au bon beurre

Directed by: Edouard Molinaro

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

Postman Pat

Postman Pat

Directed by: Mike Disa

Seeing Things

Seeing Things

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Starring: Louis Del Grande, Janet-Laine Green, Martha Gibson, Frank Adamson

Country: Canada

Days to next September 05

If September 05, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

The Beverly Hills Diet by Judy Mazel

The Beverly Hills Diet

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

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.

Trade Wind by M.M. Kaye

Trade Wind

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When Boston bluestocking Hero Athena Hollis travels to Zanzibar to visit her uncle, an American consul, she arrives filled with self-righteousness and bent on good deeds.

Keep It Simple by Marian Burros

Keep It Simple

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A New York Times food columnist presents more than two hundred recipes for easy-to-prepare dishes, including meals for vegetarians, dieters, large groups of people, and others.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Tempest

Tempest

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Tube shooter

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Quest for the Rings

Quest for the Rings

Platform: Odyssey²/Videopac

Genre: Cooperative, Board game, RPG

Publisher: Magnavox

Gobbler

Gobbler

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Maze

Publisher: On-Line Systems

Warp & Warp

Warp & Warp

Platform: Arcade, MSX, PV-1000, Family Computer

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Casio; NA Rock-Ola

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, FM Towns, MSX2, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X1, Apple IIGS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Apple II California Pacific Computer Co. Origin Systems Atari 8-bit Sierra On-line Commodore 64 Origin Systems DOS Origin Systems Electronic Arts MSX2 Pony Canyon FM Towns Fujitsu Apple IIGS Vitesse I

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On September 05, 1981 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is September 05, 1981?

On September 05, 1981 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 05, 1981?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on September 05, 1981?

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

Which famous people are born on September 05, 1981?

On September 05, 1981 several famous people were born including, Jonathan Libby, Filippo Volandri, Daniel Moreno.

Which famous people died on September 05, 1981?

Famous people died on September 05, 1981 include, Ayatollah Ali Qoddusi.

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

The number one song in the week of September 05, 1981 was Endless Love by Diana Ross in US and Green Door by Shakin' Stevens in UK.

What were the top hits on September 05, 1981?

The top hits on September 05, 1981 were Endless Love by Diana Ross, Slow Hand by Pointer Sisters, Stop Draggin' My Heart Around by Stevie Nicks in US and Green Door by Shakin' Stevens, Hooked On Classics by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Happy Birthday by Stevie Wonder in UK.


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