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Sunday 13 September 1981

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 13, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Koldo Fernandez and August. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross. In UK Tainted Love by Soft Cell was in the top 5 hits. Garde à vue, directed by Claude Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Women'S Work by Anne Tolstoi Wallach was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Willo the Wisp. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Freeway or Radar Rat Race.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Garde à vue

Directed by: Claude Miller

Starring: Lino Ventura, Michel Serrault, Romy Schneider, Guy Marchand

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Prem Geet

Directed by: Sudesh Issar

Starring: Raj Babbar, Anita Raj, Rajni Sharma, Showkar Janaki

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Southern Comfort

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Keith Carradine, Powers Boothe, Fred Ward, Franklyn Seales

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True Confessions

Directed by: Ulu Grosbard

Starring: Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Charles Durning, Kenneth McMillan

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So Fine

Directed by: Andrew Bergman

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Jack Warden, Mariangela Melato, Richard Kiel

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TV Series

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

Willo the Wisp

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Au bon beurre

Directed by: Edouard Molinaro

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Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

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Postman Pat

Directed by: Mike Disa

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Movie Macabre

Starring: Cassandra Peterson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 September 1981 ?

  • 1999 - Lunar nuclear waste dump explodes, sending the Moon hurtling into deep space in Space: 1999
  • RC Saints - St John Chrysostom
  • Roman festivals - epulum Iovis: banquet of Jupiter, on the ides during the Ludi Romani
  • 2000 - Second Impact in Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Also see September 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • William Loeb: publisher of Manchester Union Leader, New Hampshire, dies at age 75.
  • 33rd Emmy Awards: Taxi, Hill St. Blue, Judd Hirsh and Isabel Sanford wins
  • Jan Stephenson wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
  • Atlanta Falcons tie record of 31 points in fourth quarter (vs Green Bay Packers).

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Sport Games on 13 September 1981

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Green Bay Packers : 31 - 17
  • Buffalo Bills - Baltimore Colts : 35 - 3
  • Chicago Bears - San Francisco 49ers : 17 - 28
  • Cincinnati Bengals - New York Jets : 31 - 30
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 13, 1981 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1981 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Diana Ross - Endless Love
  2. Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand
  3. Stop Draggin' My Heart Around - Stevie Nicks
  4. Foreigner - Urgent
  5. (There's) No Gettin' Over Me - Ronnie Milsap
  6. Juice Newton - Queen Of Hearts
  7. Journey - Who's Crying Now
  8. Lady (You Bring Me Up) - Commodores
  9. Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) - Christopher Cross
  10. Eddie Rabbitt - Step By Step
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Endless Love - Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
  2. She's A Bad Mama Jama (She's Built, She's Stacked) - Carl Carlton
  3. Rick James - Super Freak (Part I)
  4. Larry Graham - Just Be My Lady
  5. Lady (You Bring Me Up) - Commodores
  6. Teena Marie - Square Biz
  7. Slow Hand - The Pointer Sisters
  8. Four Tops - When She Was My Girl
  9. Can't We Fall In Love Again - Phyllis Hyman And Mike Henderson
  10. Al Jarreau - We're In This Love Together


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

Women'S Work

By: Anne Tolstoi Wallach

A young professional woman struggling to balance relationships and work.

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The Glitter Dome

By: Joseph Wambaugh

It’s the wildest bar in Chinatown, run by a proprietor named Wing who will steal your bar change every chance he gets.

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How To Make Love To A Man

By: Alexandra Penney

ASK ANY MAN. If you can get him to admit it, he'll probably tell you that he would like to be made love to almost as much as being a

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The Last Days Of America

By: Paul Erdman

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Apple II

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Sirius Software

Stone Sling (Europe) Smithereens! (US)

Stone Sling (Europe) Smithereens! (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey² (US)

Genre: Strategy Game,[1] Artillery game

Publisher: Philips / Magnavox

Radar Rat Race

Radar Rat Race

Platform: VIC-20, MAX Machine, Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Commodore



Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision



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

Home videos

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Treasure Island

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The Watcher in the Woods

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The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Disney

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