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Monday 8 June 1981

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 8, 1981). 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. For Your Eyes Only, directed by John Glen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Reflex by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Okres na severu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing K-Razy Shoot-Out or Round-Up.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 June 1981

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Movies

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

For Your Eyes Only

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Roger Moore, Carole Bouquet, Topol, Lynn-Holly Johnson

Country: United States

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Dragonslayer

Directed by: Matthew Robbins

Starring: Peter MacNicol, Caitlin Clarke, Ralph Richardson, John Hallam

Country: United States

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Pétrole! Pétrole!

Directed by: Christian Gion

Starring: Jean-Pierre Marielle, Bernard Blier, Catherine Alric, Henri Guybet

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne

Directed by: Walerian Borowczyk

Starring: Udo Kier, Marina Pierro, Patrick Magee, Gérard Zalcberg

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Road Games

Directed by: Richard Franklin

Starring: Stacy Keach, Jamie Lee Curtis, Marion Edward, Grant Page

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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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Bellamy

Written by: Ron McLean

Starring: John Stanton, Tim Elston, James Condon, Brian Young

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 June 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • 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]
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 15th Music City News Country Awards: Mandrell Sisters
  • Seattle Mariners draft Mike Moore #1

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 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 ?

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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Paper Money

By: Adam Smith

Paper Money

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Tar Baby

By: Toni Morrison

Ravishingly beautiful and emotionally incendiary, Tar Baby is Toni Morrison’s reinvention of the love story. Jadine Childs is a black fashion model with a white patron, a white boyfriend, and a

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

K-Razy Shoot-Out

Platform: Atari 8-bit (original) Atari 5200

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: K-Byte CBS Software

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Galaga

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Midway

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Castle Wolfenstein

Platform: Apple II, DOS, Atari 400/800, Commodore 64

Genre: Stealth, action-adventure, shooter

Publisher: Muse Software

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Round-Up

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Centuri/Taito

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Red Alert

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fixed Shooter

Publisher: GDI

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Home videos

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

Old Yeller

Studio: Disney

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Condorman

Studio: Disney

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Herbie Rides Again

Studio: Disney

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The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Disney

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The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again

Studio: Disney

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