Sunday March 15, 1981

US date format: 3/15/1981, UK date format: 15/3/1981

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Young Buck and Brice Guyart. In that special week of March people in US were listening to 9 To 5 by Dolly Parton. In UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits. Thief, directed by Michael Mann, 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 Baila Comigo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Raster Blaster or Jungler.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • International Day Against Police Brutality
  • Turkey buzzards return to Hinckley, Ohio.
  • Blessed Arnicus of Averbode
  • For corporations in the United States that use the calendar year as their fiscal year, the date on which the corporation must file its corporate income tax return
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Events

  • Broadway Follies opens / closes at Nederlander Theater, New York City
  • Suriname failed coup under Sergeant-Major Wilfred Hawker.
  • Patty Hayes wins LPGA Sun City Golf Classic.

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Movies

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Thief

Thief

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: James Caan, Tuesday Weld, Willie Nelson, Jim Belushi

Country: United States of America

Three Brothers

Three Brothers

Directed by: Francesco Rosi

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Michele Placido, Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Andréa Ferréol

Cutter's Way

Cutter's Way

Directed by: Ivan Passer

Starring: Jeff Bridges, John Heard, Lisa Eichhorn, Ann Dusenberry

Amy

Amy

Directed by: Vincent McEveety

Starring: Jenny Agutter, Barry Newman, Kathleen Nolan, Chris Robinson

Blood Wedding

Blood Wedding

Directed by: Carlos Saura

Starring: Antonio Gades, Cristina Hoyos, Juan Antonio Jiménez, Carmen Villena

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TV Series

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Baila Comigo

Baila Comigo

Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Tour de Ruhr

Tour de Ruhr

Löwenzahn

Löwenzahn

Starring: Peter Lustig, Helmut Krauss, Guido Hammesfahr

The Bagthorpe Saga

The Bagthorpe Saga

Written by:

Starring: Madeline Smith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next March 15

If March 15, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 6 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 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 Covenant by James A. Michener

The Covenant

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James A. Michener’s masterly chronicle of South Africa is an epic tale of adventurers, scoundrels, and ministers, the best and worst of two continents who carve an empire out of a vast wilderness.

Congo by Michael Crichton

Congo

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The search for diamonds, a crucial scientific breakthrough and a mythical ruined city set off this adventure into the heart of the Congolese jungle. The American expedition is led by Karen Ross, desperate to find her husband and recover the …

Loon Lake by E.L. Doctorow

Loon Lake

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The hero of this dazzling novel by American master E. L. Doctorow is Joe, a young man on the run in the depths of the Great Depression.

Answer As A Man by Taylor Caldwell

Answer As A Man

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All his life, Jason Garrity has had to battle intolerance and injustice in his quest for power, money, and love. His new hotel will give him financial security, the means to

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Astro Fantasia

Astro Fantasia

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Data East

Galaxian 2

Galaxian 2

Genre: Arcade, Galaxian derivative

Publisher: Entex Industries

Raster Blaster

Raster Blaster

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Action

Publisher: BudgeCo

Gobbler

Gobbler

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Maze

Publisher: On-Line Systems

Jungler

Jungler

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Konami

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On March 15, 1981 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is March 15, 1981?

On March 15, 1981 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 15, 1981?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on March 15, 1981?

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

Which famous people are born on March 15, 1981?

On March 15, 1981 several famous people were born including, Young Buck, Brice Guyart, Cédric Le Belge.

Which famous people died on March 15, 1981?

Famous people died on March 15, 1981 include, Rene Clair.

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

The number one song in the week of March 15, 1981 was 9 To 5 by Dolly Parton in US and Jealous Guy by Roxy Music in UK.

What were the top hits on March 15, 1981?

The top hits on March 15, 1981 were 9 To 5 by Dolly Parton, Keep On Loving You by REO Speedwagon, Woman by John Lennon in US and Jealous Guy by Roxy Music, This Ole House by Shakin' Stevens, Kids In America by Kim Wilde in UK.


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