Monday June 08, 1981

US date format: 6/8/1981, UK date format: 8/6/1981

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 8, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. 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. Stripes, directed by Ivan Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while God Emperor Of Dune by Frank Herbert was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Okres na severu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bosconian or Laser Blast.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
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Events

  • 15th Music City News Country Awards: Mandrell Sisters
  • Seattle Mariners draft Mike Moore #1

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Movies

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Stripes

Stripes

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, John Candy, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates

Country: United States of America

For Your Eyes Only

For Your Eyes Only

Directed by: John Glen

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

Country: United States of America

Dragonslayer

Dragonslayer

Directed by: Matthew Robbins

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

Country: United States of America

Pétrole! Pétrole!

Pétrole! Pétrole!

Directed by: Christian Gion

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

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne

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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TV Series

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Okres na severu

Okres na severu

Hindsight

Hindsight

Directed by: Lee Hyun Seung

Belle and Sebastian

Belle and Sebastian

Directed by: Nicolas Vanier

Bellamy

Bellamy

Written by:

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

Country: Australia

Holiday Island

Holiday Island

Days to next June 08

If June 08, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 3 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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God Emperor Of Dune by Frank Herbert

God Emperor Of Dune

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Centuries have passed on Dune, and the planet is green with life. Leto, the son of Dune's savior, is still alive but far from human, and the fate of all humanity

Century by Fred Mustard Stewart

Century

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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

Nice Girls Do by Irene Kassorla

Nice Girls Do

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Nice Girls Do and Now You Can Too

The Company Of Women by Mary Gordon

The Company Of Women

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"A superb, stunningly written novel." The Philadelphia InquirerRaised by five intensely religious women and a charismatic, controversial priest, sheltered from the secular world, Felicitas Maria Taylor is intelligent, charming, and desperate

Reflex by Dick Francis

Reflex

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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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Borderline

Borderline

Platform: Arcade, SG-1000

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter, Maze, Tactical shooter

Bosconian

Bosconian

Platform: MSX, X68000

Genre: Multi-directional shooter Multi-scrolling shooter Free-roaming shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Midway Games

Arena of Octos

Arena of Octos

Platform: Apple II, TRS-80

Genre: Combat

Publisher: SoftSide

Crush, Crumble and Chomp!

Crush, Crumble and Chomp!

Platform: Apple II, Atari 400/800/XL/XE, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20, DOS, TRS-80

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Epyx

Laser Blast

Laser Blast

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 08, 1981?

On June 08, 1981 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is June 08, 1981?

On June 08, 1981 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 08, 1981?

On June 08, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 08, 1981?

On June 08, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 08, 1981?

On June 08, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 08, 1981?

On June 08, 1981 several famous people were born including, Alex Band, Dasha Zhukova, Redaric Williams.

What was the number one song in June 08, 1981?

The number one song in the week of June 08, 1981 was Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes in US and Being With You by Smokey Robinson in UK.

What were the top hits on June 08, 1981?

The top hits on June 08, 1981 were Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes, Medley by Stars On 45, Sukiyaki by Taste Of Honey, A in US and Being With You by Smokey Robinson, One Day In Your Life by Michael Jackson, More Than In Love by Kate Robbins & Beyond in UK.


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