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Tuesday 10 February 1981

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include The Reverend and Uzo Aduba. 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. The Dark Road, directed by F.W. Murnau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Side Effects by Woody Allen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mystery!: Malice Aforethought. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qix or Donkey.bas.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

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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Nanny

Written by: Wendy Craig

Starring: Wendy Craig, John Quayle, Natalie Forbes

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Danger UXB

Written by: John Hawkesworth, John Whitney

Starring: Anthony Andrews, Maurice Roëves, George Innes, Gordon Kane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Golden Age of Television

Country: United States

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Mysterious World

Starring: Arthur C. Clarke, Gordon Honeycombe, Remy Van Lierde

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Scanners

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jennifer O'Neill, Stephen Lack, Patrick McGoohan

Country: United States

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Le gendarme de Saint-Tropez

Directed by: Jean Girault

Starring: Louis de Funs, Genevive Grad, Michel Galabru

Country: United States

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Maniac

Directed by: William Lustig

Starring: Joe Spinell, Caroline Munro, Abigail Clayton

Country: United States

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Altered States

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban

Country: United States

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Nine to Five

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Starring: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 February 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Saint Scholastica; World Marriage Day.
  • Malta - St. Paul's Shipwreck day. Catholicism in Malta.
  • Saint Silvanus
  • Saint Charalampe
  • Saint Austreberta
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 8 killed and 198 injured by fire at Las Vegas Hilton
  • A fire at the Las Vegas Hilton hotel-casino kills eight and injures 198.
  • 33rd NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beat Wales 4-1 at Los Angeles, California.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Brooke Shields -- Feb. 9, 1981
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8730
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hostages Return -- Feb. 2, 1981

Books

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

Side Effects

By: Woody Allen

A humor classic by one of the funniest writers today, SIDE EFFECTS is a treat for all those who know his work and those just discovering how gifted he is.

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Craig Claiborne'S Gourmet Diet

By: Craig Claiborne with Pierre Franey

low-sodium recipes modified-fat recipes modified-cholesterol recipes low-fat cookbook

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Answer As A Man

By: Taylor Caldwell

All his life, Jason Garrity has had to battle intolerance and injustice in his quest for power, money, and love. His new hotel will give him financial security, the means to

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Frogger

Platform: Arcade various

Genre: Overhead view action

Publisher: JP Sega; NA Sega-Gremlin; EU Sega

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Qix

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari 8-bit, Atari 5200, Atari Lynx, Commodore 64, DOS, FM-7, Game Boy, Mobile Phone, Nintendo Entertainment System, PC

Genre: Action

Publisher: NA Taito; NA Atari (Home computers); NA Telegames (Lynx); JP Takara (FM-7); WW Nintendo

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Donkey.bas

Donkey.bas

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Racing game

Oo-Topos

Oo-Topos

Platform: Apple II (original) Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Polarware

Loco-Motion

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

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