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Saturday 11 July 1981

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mary Beth Arnold and Carla Campbell. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes. In UK Ghost Town by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. Wolfen, directed by Michael Wadleigh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while The Cardinal Sins by Andrew M. Greeley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Okres na severu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Dungeon or My First Alphabet.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 11 July 1981

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Movies

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

Wolfen

Directed by: Michael Wadleigh

Starring: Albert Finney, Diane Venora, Edward James Olmos, Gregory Hines

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Car Crash

Directed by: Antonio Margheriti

Starring: Joey Travolta, Ana Obregón, Vittorio Mezzogiorno, John Steiner

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Victory

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Michael Caine, Sylvester Stallone, Pelé, Bobby Moore

Country: United States

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The Survivor

Directed by: David Hemmings

Starring: Robert Powell, Jenny Agutter, Joseph Cotten, Angela Punch McGregor

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S.O.B.

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Julie Andrews, William Holden, Marisa Berenson, Larry Hagman

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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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That Beryl Marston...!

Stuart Burrows Sings

Summertime Special

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 July 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
  • Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
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Facts:
  • Neva Rockefeller is 1st woman ordered to pay her husband alimony
  • Sebastian Coe of United Kingdom sets record for 1000 metre, 2:12.18.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Cardinal Sins

By: Andrew M. Greeley

The Cardinal Sins ignited a worldwide sensation when it first appeared nearly thirty years ago. Selling more than three million copies, it launched Andrew M.

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The Beverly Hills Diet

By: Judy Mazel

NEW BOOK. Never been read! This book came from a bookstore closing. Dust cover may have slight shelf wear or with light bookstore handling.

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Radar Rat Race

Radar Rat Race

Platform: VIC-20, MAX Machine, Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Commodore

Space Dungeon

Platform: Arcade, Atari 5200

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Taito Corporation

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Pulsar

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter game

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Spacechase

Platform: Atari 2600 Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Apollo

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My First Alphabet

My First Alphabet

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Educational game

Publisher: Atari Program Exchange

Home videos

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

The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Disney

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The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again

Studio: Disney

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Condorman

Studio: Disney

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Herbie Rides Again

Studio: Disney

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

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