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Monday 8 June 1981

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alex Band and Dasha Zhukova. 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. Clash of the Titans, directed by Desmond Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Free Fall In Crimson by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I Can Jump Puddles. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Munchman or Sabotage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

History of the World: Part I

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Mel Brooks, Gregory Hines, Dom DeLuise

Country: United States

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Clash of the Titans

Directed by: Desmond Davis

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Harry Hamlin, Claire Bloom

Country: United States

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Raiders of the Lost Ark

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman

Country: United States

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The Haunting of Julia

Directed by: Richard Loncraine

Starring: Mia Farrow, Keir Dullea, Tom Conti

Country: United States

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Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Sean Connery, Frances Sternhagen, Peter Boyle

Country: United States

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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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Written by: Wendy Craig

Starring: Wendy Craig, John Quayle, Natalie Forbes

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 June 1981 ?

  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
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  • 15th Music City News Country Awards: Mandrell Sisters
  • Seattle Mariners draft Mike Moore #1

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

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

Free Fall In Crimson

By: John D. MacDonald

From a beloved master of crime fiction, Free Fall in Crimson is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

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The Pritikin Permanent Weight-Loss Manual

By: Nathan Pritikin

Pritikin Permanent Weight-Loss Manual, by Pritikin, Nathan

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Maria Callas

By: Arianna Stassinopoulos

For millions of people, the great soprano Maria Callas (1923-1977) remains the focus of such unparalleled fascination that there is still no higher praise for singers than "…the best since Callas."

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Goodbye, Janette

By: Harold Robbins

A dynasty of women triumphs in the fiercely male-dominated world of high fashion amid the ruins of war. A daughter honors her mother’s ultimate sacrifice—by becoming a ruthless businesswoman who will

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


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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Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Grandstand


Platform: Apple II

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: On-Line Systems

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Platform: Arcade, Game & Watch, Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Virtual Boy, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Nintendo DS, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U

Genre: Platform, puzzle, racing, RPG, party, sports, edutainment adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

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Laser Blast

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Activision

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