Wednesday July 15, 1981

US date format: 7/15/1981, UK date format: 15/7/1981

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 15, 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 Taylor Kinney and Alou Diarra. 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 The Alpha Strategy by John A. Pugsley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Okres na severu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Kick or Video Hustler.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
  • Confuflux (Discordianism)
  • Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
  • Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
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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

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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 15

If July 15, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 2 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 22 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?

Kick

Kick

Platform: Arcade (original) Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Midway

My First Alphabet

My First Alphabet

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Educational game

Publisher: Atari Program Exchange

Strategy X

Strategy X

Platform: Arcade; Atari 2600

Genre: Vertically scrolling shooter

Publisher: Konami

Strange Odyssey

Strange Odyssey

Platform: Apple II Plus, Commodore PET, Vic 20, Commodore 16, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore 64, TRS-80, TI 99/4a, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Dragon 32/64

Genre: text adventure

Publisher: Adventure International

Video Hustler

Video Hustler

Platform: Arcade Game (reissue: Xbox 360)

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Konami (reissue: Microsoft)


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