Monday July 13, 1981

US date format: 7/13/1981, UK date format: 13/7/1981

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 13, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Ineta Radevica and Agnes Kovacs. 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. Ticket to Heaven, directed by Ralph L. Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Theory Z by William G. Ouchi was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Okres na severu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Fantasia or Asylum.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
  • Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)

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Movies

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Ticket to Heaven

Ticket to Heaven

Directed by: Ralph L. Thomas

Starring: Nick Mancuso, Saul Rubinek, Meg Foster, Kim Cattrall

Wolfen

Wolfen

Directed by: Michael Wadleigh

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

Car Crash

Car Crash

Directed by: Antonio Margheriti

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

Endless Love

Endless Love

Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli

Starring: Brooke Shields, Martin Hewitt, Shirley Knight, Don Murray

Country: United States of America

Blow Out

Blow Out

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: John Travolta, Nancy Allen, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Okres na severu

Okres na severu

Hindsight

Hindsight

Directed by: Lee Hyun Seung

MTV Music Television

MTV Music Television

Starring: Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, J.J. Jackson

Country: United States of America

Wheel of Fortune

Wheel of Fortune

Yeung moon nui cheung

Yeung moon nui cheung

Days to next July 13

If July 13, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 3 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Alpha Strategy by John A. Pugsley

The Alpha Strategy

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The Alpha Strategy is a refreshing, common-sense idea that can completely and permanently insulate your assets from all investment risks, including inflation, depression, taxation, and market manipulation.

The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot

The Lord God Made Them All

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The triumphant conclusion to the legendary seriesWith each book more engaging than the last, James Herriot once again brings us the magical beauty of Yorkshire through his uplifting experiences as a

The Cardinal Sins by Andrew M. Greeley

The Cardinal Sins

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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.

Theory Z by William G. Ouchi

Theory Z

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Fascinating

Maria Callas by Arianna Stassinopoulos

Maria Callas

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For millions of people, the great soprano Maria Callas (1923-1977) remains the focus of such unparalleled fascination that there is still no higher praise for singers than "…the best since Callas."

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Astro Fantasia

Astro Fantasia

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Data East

Turbo

Turbo

Platform: Arcade ColecoVision Intellivision

Genre: Arcade-style racing

Publisher: Sega

Pyramid of Doom

Pyramid of Doom

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

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Adventure International

Asylum

Asylum

Platform: TRS-80, Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family, IBM Personal Computer

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Med Systems

Mario

Mario

Platform: Arcade, Game & Watch, Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Virtual Boy, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Nintendo DS, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U

Genre: Platform, puzzle, racing, RPG, party, sports, edutainment adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 13, 1981?

On July 13, 1981 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is July 13, 1981?

On July 13, 1981 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 13, 1981?

On July 13, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 13, 1981?

On July 13, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 13, 1981?

On July 13, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 13, 1981?

On July 13, 1981 several famous people were born including, Ineta Radevica, Tiana Brown, Agnes Kovacs.

What was the number one song in July 13, 1981?

The number one song in the week of July 13, 1981 was Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes in US and Ghost Town by The Specials in UK.

What were the top hits on July 13, 1981?

The top hits on July 13, 1981 were Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes, All Those Years Ago by George Harrison, The One That You Love by Air Supply in US and Ghost Town by The Specials, Stars On 45 (Volume 2) by Starsound, Can Can by Bad Manners in UK.


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