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Wednesday 6 May 1981

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 6, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Edyta Sliwinska and Nicholas Setta. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Morning Train (Nine To Five) by Sheena Easton. In UK Stand And Deliver by Adam & The Ants was in the top 5 hits. Light Years Away, directed by Alain Tanner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while The Delta Decision by Wilbur Smith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Okres na severu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tigers in the Snow or Fantasy.
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What the sky looked like on 6 May 1981

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Movies

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

Light Years Away

Directed by: Alain Tanner

Starring: Trevor Howard, Mick Ford, Bernice Stegers, Henri Virlojeux

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Escape from New York

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence

Country: United States

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Laawaris

Directed by: Prakash Mehra

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman, Rakhee Gulzar, Amjad Khan

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Attack Force Z

Directed by: Tim Burstall

Starring: John Phillip Law, Mel Gibson, Sam Neill, Chris Haywood

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Malevil

Directed by: Christian de Chalonge

Starring: Michel Serrault, Jacques Dutronc, Jacques Villeret, Robert Dhéry

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TV Series

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

Okres na severu

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Hindsight

Directed by: Lee Hyun Seung

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Belle and Sebastian

Directed by: Nicolas Vanier

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Baila Comigo

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Chockablock

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 May 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Inacent Black opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • Mariners manager Maury Wills is fired and replaced by Rene Lachemann
  • US expels Libyan diplomats.
  • A jury of architects and sculptors unanimously selects Maya Ying Lin's design for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial from 1,421 other entries.
  • A jury of architects and sculptors unanimously selects Maya Lin's design for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial from 1,421 other entries.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 06, 1981 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Delta Decision

By: Wilbur Smith

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Century

By: Fred Mustard Stewart

An entire century is carved into a passionate epic novel that sweeps from Sicilian prison cells to Fifth Avenue mansions. From Brooklyn to Hollywood, this is the story of an indomitable

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Paper Money

By: Adam Smith

Paper Money

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Reflex

By: Dick Francis

Longtime jockey Philip Nore suspects that a racetrack photographer's fatal accident was really murder--and unravels some nasty secrets of corruption, blackmail, and murder.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Tigers in the Snow

Platform: PC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64 and TRS-80

Genre: Turn-based strategy

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Asylum

Platform: TRS-80, Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family, IBM Personal Computer

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Med Systems

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Alpine Ski

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Skiing

Publisher: Taito

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Fantasy

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action/Adventure

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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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Home videos

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Old Yeller

Studio: Disney

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Herbie Rides Again

Studio: Disney

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The Absent-Minded Professor

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Blackbeard's Ghost

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Pollyanna

Studio: Disney

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