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Saturday 11 April 1981

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alessandra Ambrosio and Alexandre Burrows. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss On My List by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits. Excalibur, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Answer As A Man by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shin taketori monogatari: 1000-nen joô. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arena of Octos or GORF.
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 30 days ?

Shin taketori monogatari: 1000-nen joô

Starring: Tôru Furuya

Country: Japan

Si unyil

Country: Indonesia

School of Love

Starring: Toshiko Fujita, Katsue Miwa

Country: Japan

The Bagthorpe Saga

Written by: Helen Cresswell

Starring: Madeline Smith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Löwenzahn

Starring: Peter Lustig, Helmut Krauss, Guido Hammesfahr

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Movies

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

Excalibur

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Nicholas Clay

Country: United States

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Nighthawks

Directed by: Bruce Malmuth

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Rutger Hauer, Billy Dee Williams

Country: United States

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Thief

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: James Caan, Tuesday Weld, Willie Nelson

Country: United States

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The Howling

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan

Country: United States

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Scanners

Directed by: David Cronenberg

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 April 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Stanislas
  • Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
  • Saint Godeberta
  • Saint Gemma of Lucca
  • The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Race riot in London area of Brixton
  • Ronald Reagan arrives home from hospital after Hinkley shot him
  • US President Ronald Reagan returns to the White House from hospital after being shot on March 30.
  • Valerie Bertinelli marries Eddie Van Halen.
  • Larry Holmes beats Trevor Holmes in 15 rounds for heavyweight boxing title.

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Books

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

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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Nothing Down

By: Robert G. Allen

With more than a million copies in print, Robert Allen's Nothing Down for the '90s has probably helped more people achieve success in real estate than any book in history.

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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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The Aviator

By: Ernest K. Gann

The Aviator is a lovely tale set during those early daring days of mail flights in small biplanes. The trips were dangerous, information on weather enroute was minimal, frequently obtained by

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bosconian

Bosconian

Platform: MSX, X68000

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

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Midway Games

Snafu

Platform: Intellivision, Aquarius

Genre: Arcade, snake game

Publisher: Mattel

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Arena of Octos

Arena of Octos

Platform: Apple II, TRS-80

Genre: Combat

Publisher: SoftSide

Gobbler

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Maze

Publisher: On-Line Systems

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GORF

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Midway

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