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Monday 6 April 1981

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eliza Coupe and Kari Jobe. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss On My List by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits. Excalibur, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Wealth And Poverty by George Gilder was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Si unyil. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Raster Blaster or Arena of Octos.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Nicholas Clay

Country: United States

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Directed by: Bruce Malmuth

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Rutger Hauer, Billy Dee Williams

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: James Caan, Tuesday Weld, Willie Nelson

Country: United States

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The Howling

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan

Country: United States

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Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jennifer O'Neill, Stephen Lack, Patrick McGoohan

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Si unyil

Country: Indonesia

School of Love

Starring: Toshiko Fujita, Katsue Miwa

Country: Japan

The Bagthorpe Saga

Written by: Helen Cresswell

Starring: Madeline Smith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Peter Lustig, Helmut Krauss, Guido Hammesfahr

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Starring: Michael Shannon, Josh Taylor

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 April 1981 ?

  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
  • Saint Balderik
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  • Yugoslav government sends troops to Kosovo.

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

Wealth And Poverty

By: George Gilder

Hailed as “the guide to capitalism,” the New York Times bestseller Wealth and Poverty by George F. Gilder is one of the most famous economic books of all time and has

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Gorky Park

By: Martin Cruz Smith

“Brilliant . . . enough enigmas within enigmas within enigmas to reel the mind.”–The New YorkerA triple murder in a Moscow amusement center: three corpses found frozen in the snow, faces

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Never-Say-Diet Book

By: Richard Simmons

"I don't believe in fast, painless, or miracle ways of losing weight" In fact, famous weight-loss expert Richard Simmons doesn't even like the word diet (Take a look at those first

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Nice Girls Do

By: Irene Kassorla

Nice Girls Do and Now You Can Too

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Konami

Raster Blaster

Raster Blaster

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Action

Publisher: BudgeCo

Arena of Octos

Arena of Octos

Platform: Apple II, TRS-80

Genre: Combat

Publisher: SoftSide

Jump Bug

Jump Bug

Platform: Arcade, Arcadia 2001

Genre: Platformer


Platform: Arcade ColecoVision Intellivision

Genre: Arcade-style racing

Publisher: Sega

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