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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 Goodbye, Janette by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Okres na severu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fantasy or Route-16.
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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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Music Charts

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Books

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

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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The White Hotel

By: D.M. Thomas

It is a dream of electrifying eroticism and inexplicable violence, recounted by a young woman to her analyst, Sigmund Freud. It is a horrifying yet restrained narrative of the Holocaust.

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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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Nice Girls Do

By: Irene Kassorla

Nice Girls Do and Now You Can Too

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Route-16

Route-16

Platform: Arcade, NES, Arcadia 2001

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Centuri

Munchkin (Europe) K.C. Munchkin! (US)

Munchkin (Europe) K.C. Munchkin! (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey² (US)

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Arena of Octos

Arena of Octos

Platform: Apple II, TRS-80

Genre: Combat

Publisher: SoftSide

Lady Bug

Lady Bug

Platform: Arcade, ColecoVision, Intellivision

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Universal Entertainment Corporation. Home versions licensed via Taito.

Fantasy

Fantasy

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action/Adventure

Home videos

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

Flash Gordon

Studio: Universal Studios

Format: Laserdisc release

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Darby O'Gill and the Little People

Studio: Disney

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Alice in Wonderland

Studio: Disney

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The Watcher in the Woods

Studio: Disney

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Condorman

Studio: Disney

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