Saturday June 06, 1981

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

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on June 6, 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 Philip McGinley and Ayden Callaghan. 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 Snafu or Cosmic Avenger.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Memorial Day - South Korea.
  • Doomsday (weekday)
  • Queensland Day.
  • National holiday of Sweden.
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Events

  • 113th Belmont: George Martens aboard Summing wins in 2:29
  • 51st French Womens Tennis: Hana Mandlikova beats Sylvia Hanika (62 64)
  • Maya Yang Lin wins competition to design the Vietnam War Memorial
  • Bihar train disaster A passenger train travelling between Mansi and Saharsa, India, jumps the tracks at a bridge crossing the Bagmati river. The government places the official death toll at 268 plus another 300 missing; however, it is generally believed that the actual figure is closer to 1,000 killed.

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Movies

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Pixote

Pixote

Directed by: Hector Babenco

Starring: Fernando Ramos da Silva, Jorge Julião, Gilberto Moura, Edilson Lino

Chashme Buddoor

Chashme Buddoor

Directed by: Sai Paranjape

Starring: Farooq Shaikh, Deepti Naval, Saeed Jaffrey, Rakesh Bedi

Christiane F.

Christiane F.

Directed by: Uli Edel

Starring: Natja Brunckhorst, Eberhard Auriga, Peggy Bussieck, Lothar Chamski

Country: United States of America

Thief

Thief

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: James Caan, Tuesday Weld, Willie Nelson, Jim Belushi

Country: United States of America

Excalibur

Excalibur

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Nicholas Clay, Cherie Lunghi

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Baila Comigo

Baila Comigo

Belle and Sebastian

Belle and Sebastian

Directed by: Nicolas Vanier

Okres na severu

Okres na severu

Hindsight

Hindsight

Directed by: Lee Hyun Seung

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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?

President Elect

President Elect

Platform: Apple II series, Atari ST series, Commodore 64, and DOS

Genre: Political simulation game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Pyramid of Doom

Pyramid of Doom

Platform: Apple II Plus, Commodore PET, TRS-80, Vic 20, TI 99/4a, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Dragon 32/64

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Adventure International

Snafu

Snafu

Platform: Intellivision, Aquarius

Genre: Arcade, snake game

Publisher: Mattel

Kaboom!

Kaboom!

Platform: Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

Cosmic Avenger

Cosmic Avenger

Platform: Arcade (original) ColecoVision

Genre: Horizontal scrolling shooter

Publisher: Universal

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 06, 1981?

On June 06, 1981 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is June 06, 1981?

On June 06, 1981 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 06, 1981?

On June 06, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 06, 1981?

On June 06, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 06, 1981?

On June 06, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 06, 1981?

On June 06, 1981 several famous people were born including, Philip McGinley, Ayden Callaghan, Johnny Pacar.

Which famous people died on June 06, 1981?

Famous people died on June 06, 1981 include, Carleton S Coon.

What was the number one song in June 06, 1981?

The number one song in the week of June 06, 1981 was Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes in US and Being With You by Smokey Robinson in UK.

What were the top hits on June 06, 1981?

The top hits on June 06, 1981 were Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes, Being With You by Smokey Robinson, Medley by Stars On 45 in US and Being With You by Smokey Robinson, More Than In Love by Kate Robbins & Beyond, One Day In Your Life by Michael Jackson in UK.