Sunday September 13, 1981

US date format: 9/13/1981, UK date format: 13/9/1981

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see zodiac on September 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 Koldo Fernandez and Lauren Williams. 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. Prem Geet, directed by Sudesh Issar, 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 Willo the Wisp. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Vanguard or Asylum.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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Das Boot

Das Boot

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

Country: United States of America

Prem Geet

Prem Geet

Directed by: Sudesh Issar

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

An American Werewolf in London

An American Werewolf in London

Directed by: John Landis

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

Country: United States of America

Prince of the City

Prince of the City

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

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

Gallipoli

Gallipoli

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Mel Gibson, Mark Lee, Bill Kerr, Harold Hopkins

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on September 13, 1981

Sport Games on September 13, 1981


NFL

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
  • Denver Broncos - Seattle Seahawks : 10 - 13
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TV Series

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Willo the Wisp

Willo the Wisp

Au bon beurre

Au bon beurre

Directed by: Edouard Molinaro

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

Postman Pat

Postman Pat

Directed by: Mike Disa

Only Fools and Horses....

Only Fools and Horses....

Written by:

Starring: David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Roger Lloyd Pack, Buster Merryfield

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Theory Z by William G. Ouchi

Theory Z

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Fascinating

Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith

Gorky Park

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“Brilliant . . . enough enigmas within enigmas within enigmas to reel the mind.”–The New YorkerA triple murder in a Moscow amusement center: three corpses found frozen in the snow, faces

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

Cujo by Stephen King

Cujo

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The #1 national bestseller for Stephen King’s rabid fans, Cujo “hits the jugular” (New York Times) with the story of a friendly Saint Bernard that is bitten by a sick bat.

The Third Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders

The Third Deadly Sin

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Retired cop Edward X. Delaney takes on a female serial killer in this spine-tingling masterwork of suspense by New York Times bestselling author Lawrence Sanders By day, she’s a middle-aged secretary

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ice Hockey

Ice Hockey

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Ice hockey

Publisher: Activision

Vanguard

Vanguard

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600 Atari 5200

Genre: Multi-scrolling shooter Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: SNK[2][3] Centuri [4] Zaccaria

Alpine Ski

Alpine Ski

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Skiing

Publisher: Taito

Asylum

Asylum

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

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Med Systems

K-Razy Shoot-Out

K-Razy Shoot-Out

Platform: Atari 8-bit (original) Atari 5200

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: K-Byte CBS Software

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On September 13, 1981 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is September 13, 1981?

On September 13, 1981 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 13, 1981?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on September 13, 1981?

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

Which famous people are born on September 13, 1981?

On September 13, 1981 several famous people were born including, Koldo Fernandez, August, Lauren Williams.

Which famous people died on September 13, 1981?

Famous people died on September 13, 1981 include, William Loeb.

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

The number one song in the week of September 13, 1981 was Endless Love by Diana Ross in US and Tainted Love by Soft Cell in UK.

What were the top hits on September 13, 1981?

The top hits on September 13, 1981 were Endless Love by Diana Ross, Slow Hand by Pointer Sisters, Stop Draggin' My Heart Around by Stevie Nicks in US and Tainted Love by Soft Cell, Prince Charming by Adam & The Ants, Japanese Boy by Aneka in UK.