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Thursday May 14, 1981

US date format: 5/14/1981, UK date format: 14/5/1981

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 14, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lisa Steinberg and Manchester (United Kingdom). 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 Century by Fred Mustard Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Okres na severu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing GORF or Space Eggs.
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What the sky looked like on 14 May 1981

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Movies

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

Possession

Directed by: Andrzej Zulawski

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

Country: United States

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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

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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 14 May 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
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Facts:
  • 35th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Houston Rockets, 4 games to 2.
  • NASA launches space vehicle S-192.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 14, 1981 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Century

By: Fred Mustard Stewart

An entire century is carved into a passionate epic novel that sweeps from Sicilian prison cells to Fifth Avenue mansions. From Brooklyn to Hollywood, this is the story of an indomitable

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Reflex

By: Dick Francis

Longtime jockey Philip Nore suspects that a racetrack photographer's fatal accident was really murder--and unravels some nasty secrets of corruption, blackmail, and murder.

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Paper Money

By: Adam Smith

Paper Money

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The White Hotel

By: D.M. Thomas

It is a dream of electrifying eroticism and inexplicable violence, recounted by a young woman to her analyst, Sigmund Freud. It is a horrifying yet restrained narrative of the Holocaust.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Hawk

Space Hawk

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mattel

Defender

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600 Game Boy Advance (in Defender (2002)) PlayStation 2 (in Midway Arcade Treasures PlayStation Portable (in Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Williams Electronics

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Quest for the Rings

Quest for the Rings

Platform: Odyssey²/Videopac

Genre: Cooperative, Board game, RPG

Publisher: Magnavox

GORF

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Midway

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Space Eggs

Space Eggs

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Sirius Software

Home videos

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

The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Disney

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Dumbo

Studio: Disney

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

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Amy

Studio: Disney

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The Devil and Max Devlin

Studio: Disney

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