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Thursday August 13, 1981

US date format: 8/13/1981, UK date format: 13/8/1981

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jonathon Dutton . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross. In UK Green Door by Shakin' Stevens was in the top 5 hits. Body Heat, directed by Lawrence Kasdan, 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 Now Get Out of That. If you liked videogames you were probably playing GORF or Galactic Saga IV: Tawala's Last Redoubt.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Body Heat

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Starring: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Richard Crenna, Ted Danson

Country: United States of America

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Heartbreak High

Directed by: Mark Warren

Starring: John Vernon, Norman Fell, Robert Forster, Thom Haverstock

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An American Werewolf in London

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, Joe Belcher, Griffin Dunne

Country: United States of America

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Prince of the City

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Treat Williams, Jerry Orbach, Richard Foronjy, Don Billett

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First Monday in October

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Walter Matthau, Jill Clayburgh, Barnard Hughes, Jan Sterling

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TV Series

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

Now Get Out of That

Starring: Bernard Falk

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
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Facts:
  • Last broadcast of Waltons on CBS-TV
  • Mary Terstegge Meagher swims world record 200m butterfly (2:05.96)

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Planetary positions on August 13, 1981 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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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Noble House

By: James Clavell

The setting is Hong Kong, 1963. The action spans scarcely more than a week, but these are days of high adventure: from kidnapping and murder to financial double-dealing and natural catastrophes–fire, flood, landslide.

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The Cinderella Complex

By: Colette Dowling

Discusses the psychological desire of many women to be taken care of, to have someone else take the responsibility for them, and the need for women to reeducate themselves out of such dependency

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Galactic Saga IV: Tawala's Last Redoubt

Galactic Saga IV: Tawala's Last Redoubt

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Brøderbund Software

Venture

Venture

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, ColecoVision, Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Exidy

Space Fury

Platform: Arcade (original) ColecoVision

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Gremlin Industries

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GORF

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Midway

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Quest 1

Quest 1

Platform: TRS-80, Apple II, Atari 800

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: SoftSide

Home videos

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

Gus

Studio: Disney

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The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Studio: Disney

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

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Herbie Rides Again

Studio: Disney

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The Devil and Max Devlin

Studio: Disney

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