Monday June 15, 1981

US date format: 6/15/1981, UK date format: 15/6/1981

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 Jordi Vilasuso and Alba Reyes. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Medley by Stars On 45. In UK Being With You by Smokey Robinson was in the top 5 hits. S.O.B., directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Masquerade by Kit Williams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Okres na severu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Strange Odyssey or Bosconian.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
  • Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
  • Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
  • Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
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Movies

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S.O.B.

S.O.B.

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Julie Andrews, William Holden, Marisa Berenson, Larry Hagman

Condorman

Condorman

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

Starring: Michael Crawford, Oliver Reed, Barbara Carrera, James Hampton

Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lady Chatterley's Lover

Directed by: Just Jaeckin

Starring: Sylvia Kristel, Shane Briant, Nicholas Clay, Ann Mitchell

Country: United States of America

Texas Lightning

Texas Lightning

Directed by: Gary Graver

Starring: Cameron Mitchell, Cameron Mitchell Jr., Maureen McCormick, Peter Jason

Stripes

Stripes

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, John Candy, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates

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

Belle and Sebastian

Belle and Sebastian

Directed by: Nicolas Vanier

Night Flight

Night Flight

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Starring: Ross Bennett, Roberta Flack, Donny Hathaway, Randy Newman

Country: United States of America

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Days to next June 15

If June 15, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 3 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Masquerade by Kit Williams

Masquerade

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Schocken Books. NY. Copyright-1979. This publication-1980. "First American edition". First printing (no later dates, number/letter lines). Blue boards with impression of author's initials (KW) on lower corner of front board.

The Midwife by Gay Courter

The Midwife

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In this blockbuster bestseller we meet Hannah Blau, the midwife, who fought savage religious prejudice to gain medical training in Moscow’s legendary Imperial College.

The White Hotel by D.M. Thomas

The White Hotel

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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.

God Emperor Of Dune by Frank Herbert

God Emperor Of Dune

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Centuries have passed on Dune, and the planet is green with life. Leto, the son of Dune's savior, is still alive but far from human, and the fate of all humanity

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?

Asteroids Deluxe

Asteroids Deluxe

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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

Bosconian

Bosconian

Platform: MSX, X68000

Genre: Multi-directional shooter Multi-scrolling shooter Free-roaming shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Midway Games

Omega Race

Omega Race

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Midway

Crossfire

Crossfire

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, VIC-20, IBM PCjr

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 15, 1981?

On June 15, 1981 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is June 15, 1981?

On June 15, 1981 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 15, 1981?

On June 15, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 15, 1981?

On June 15, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 15, 1981?

On June 15, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 15, 1981?

On June 15, 1981 several famous people were born including, Jordi Vilasuso, Alba Reyes, Marie Harf.

What was the number one song in June 15, 1981?

The number one song in the week of June 15, 1981 was Medley by Stars On 45 in US and Being With You by Smokey Robinson in UK.

What were the top hits on June 15, 1981?

The top hits on June 15, 1981 were Medley by Stars On 45, Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes, Sukiyaki by Taste Of Honey, A in US and Being With You by Smokey Robinson, One Day In Your Life by Michael Jackson, More Than In Love by Kate Robbins & Beyond in UK.


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