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Sunday 8 February 1981

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 8, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Célyne Durand and Bertrand Grospellier. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Celebration by Kool & The Gang. In UK Shaddup You Face by Joe Dolce Music Theatre was in the top 5 hits. Barsaat Ki Ek Raat, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Harper Valley P.T.A.. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Baseball or Donkey.bas.
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What the sky looked like on 8 February 1981

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Movies

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Barsaat Ki Ek Raat

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Rakhee Gulzar, Amjad Khan, Utpal Dutt

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Eyewitness

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: William Hurt, Sigourney Weaver, Christopher Plummer, James Woods

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Eyes of a Stranger

Directed by: Ken Wiederhorn

Starring: Lauren Tewes, Jennifer Jason Leigh, John DiSanti, Peter DuPre

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Foul Play

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Burgess Meredith, Rachel Roberts

Country: United States

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The Incredible Shrinking Woman

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Lily Tomlin, Charles Grodin, Ned Beatty, Henry Gibson

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TV Series

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

Harper Valley P.T.A.

Directed by: Not specifed

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Breaking Away

Directed by: Peter Yates

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Number 96

Directed by: Peter Bernardos

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Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

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Hangin' In

Directed by: Not specifed

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 08 February
Facts:
  • Brigadoon closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 133 performances
  • Sally Little wins LPGA Elizabeth Arden Golf Classic.
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton.
  • Twenty-one association football spectators are trampled to death at Karaiskakis Stadium in Neo Faliro, Greece, after a football match between Olympiacos F.C. and AEK Athens FC.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 08, 1981 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Rage of Angels

By: Sidney Sheldon

A memorable, mesmerizing heroineJennifer -- brilliant, beautiful, an attorney on the way up until the Mafia's schemes win her the hatred of an implacable enemy -- and a love more destructive than hate.A

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The Fifth Horseman

By: Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

In a suspenseful novel of terrorist threat, Libyan leader Qaddafi holds New York City hostage with the threat of setting off a hidden nuclear bomb.

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The Clan Of The Cave Bear

By: Jean M. Auel

This novel of awesome beauty and power is a moving saga about people, relationships, and the boundaries of love. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American ReadThrough Jean M.

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The Coming Currency Collapse

By: Jerome F. Smith

The Coming Currency Collapse and What You Can Do About It

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Donkey.bas

Donkey.bas

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Racing game

New Rally-X

New Rally-X

Platform: Arcade, Mobile phone, Xbox 360, Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Maze, Driving

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Midway

Video Life

Video Life

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: CommaVid

Computer Baseball

Computer Baseball

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, Apple Macintosh

Genre: Computer simulation / Sports

Snafu

Platform: Intellivision, Aquarius

Genre: Arcade, snake game

Publisher: Mattel

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Gus

Studio: Disney

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Flash Gordon

Studio: Universal Studios

Format: Laserdisc release

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Herbie Rides Again

Studio: Disney

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Pollyanna

Studio: Disney

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The Devil and Max Devlin

Studio: Disney

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