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Tuesday May 12, 1981

US date format: 5/12/1981, UK date format: 12/5/1981

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 12, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rami Malek and Laura Granville. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes. In UK Stand And Deliver by Adam & The Ants was in the top 5 hits. Possession, directed by Andrzej Zulawski, 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 Laser Blast or Mystery Fun House.
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Movies

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Possession

Directed by: Andrzej Zulawski

Starring: Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, Margit Carstensen, Heinz Bennent

Country: United States of America

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Polyester

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Divine, Tab Hunter, Edith Massey, David Samson

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Light Years Away

Directed by: Alain Tanner

Starring: Trevor Howard, Mick Ford, Bernice Stegers, Henri Virlojeux

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Escape from New York

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence

Country: United States of America

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Laawaris

Directed by: Prakash Mehra

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman, Rakhee Gulzar, Amjad Khan

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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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Baila Comigo

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Chockablock

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
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Facts:
  • Lena Horne: Lady, Music opens at Nederlander NYC for 333 performances
  • Isles tie own rec with 2 shorthanded playoff goals in a pd vs. Minnesota
  • Francis Hughes starves to death in the Maze Prison in a Republican campaign for political prisoner status to be granted to Provisional IRA prisoners.

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Planetary positions on May 12, 1981 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

God Emperor Of Dune

By: Frank Herbert

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

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Danse Macabre

By: Stephen King

From the author of dozens of #1 New York Times bestsellers and the creator of many unforgettable movies comes a vivid, intelligent, and nostalgic journey through three decades of horror as

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The Eagle'S Gift

By: Carlos Castaneda

Carlos Castaneda takes the reader into the very heart of sorcery, challenging both imagination and reason, shaking the very foundations of our belief in what is "natural" and "logical."His

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Brain

By: Robin Cook

Both of them suspected that something was wrong--terribly wrong--in the great medical research center where they worked. Both of them wondered why a beautiful young woman had died on the operating

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Laser Blast

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Activision

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Black Hole

Black Hole

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Tokyo Denshi Sekkei

Video Hustler

Video Hustler

Platform: Arcade Game (reissue: Xbox 360)

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Konami (reissue: Microsoft)

Mystery Fun House

Mystery Fun House

Platform: Apple II Plus, Commodore PET, TRS-80, Vic 20, TI 99/4a, Atari 400, Atari 800, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Dragon 32/64

Genre: text adventure

Publisher: Adventure International

Skeet Shoot

Skeet Shoot

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (skeet shooting)

Publisher: Games by Apollo

Home videos

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

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Studio: Disney

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Alice in Wonderland

Studio: Disney

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Herbie Rides Again

Studio: Disney

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Davy Crockett and the River Pirates

Studio: Disney

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The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again

Studio: Disney

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