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Tuesday 7 July 1981

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Tasha Cobbs. In that special week of July 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 Fox and the Hound, directed by Ted Berman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while You Can Negotiate Anything by Herb Cohen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bellamy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astrosmash or Borderline.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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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Funny Man

Starring: Jimmy Jewel, David Schofield, Andrew Fell, Jean Boht

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hill Street Blues

Written by: Steven Bochco, Michael Kozoll

Starring: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

Country: United States

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Nanny

Written by: Wendy Craig

Starring: Wendy Craig, John Quayle, Natalie Forbes

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Escape from New York

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine

Country: United States

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The Fox and the Hound

Directed by: Ted Berman

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Kurt Russell, Pearl Bailey

Country: United States

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For Your Eyes Only

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Roger Moore, Carole Bouquet, Topol

Country: United States

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Stripes

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, John Candy, Harold Ramis

Country: United States

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Dragonslayer

Directed by: Matthew Robbins

Starring: Peter MacNicol, Caitlin Clarke, Ralph Richardson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 July 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
  • United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
  • Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
  • Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
  • Tanzania - Saba Saba Day (or Peasants' Day, founding of the TANU party, 1954)
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st solar-powered aircraft, Solar Challenger, crosses English Channel
  • Ben Plucknett of US throws discus 72.34m, but throw is disqualified.
  • President Ronald Reagan nominates the first woman, Sandra Day O'Connor, to the Supreme Court of the United States.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cocaine -- July 6, 1981
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8752
  • Life: Are We Running Out Of Water

Books

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

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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The Lord God Made Them All

By: James Herriot

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

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Astrosmash

Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600 Mattel Aquarius

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Mattel

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Jawbreaker

Platform: Computers: Atari 800, Apple II, Commodore 64, PC Consoles: Atari 2600

Genre: Maze chase

Publisher: On-line Systems, Tigervision (Atari 2600 port)

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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

Borderline

Platform: Arcade, SG-1000

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter, Maze, Tactical shooter

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Galactic Saga IV: Tawala's Last Redoubt

Galactic Saga IV: Tawala's Last Redoubt

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Brøderbund Software


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