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Thursday 16 April 1981

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Olivier Sorin and Russell Harvard. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss On My List by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Hard Country, directed by David Greene, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Crisis Investing by Douglas R. Casey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Belle and Sebastian. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sabotage or Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Hard Country

Directed by: David Greene

Starring: Jan-Michael Vincent, Kim Basinger, Michael Parks, Gailard Sartain

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Bloody Birthday

Directed by: Ed Hunt

Starring: Lori Lethin, Melinda Cordell, Julie Brown, Joe Penny

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Graduation Day

Directed by: Herb Freed

Starring: Christopher George, Patch Mackenzie, E. Danny Murphy, E.J. Peaker

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The Nesting

Directed by: Armand Weston

Starring: Robin Groves, Christopher Loomis, Michael David Lally, John Carradine

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The Beyond

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Catriona MacColl, David Warbeck, Cinzia Monreale, Antoine Saint-John

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Belle and Sebastian

Directed by: Nicolas Vanier

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Baila Comigo

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La madrastra

The Chinese Detective

The Phoenix

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 April 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Bernadette
  • Blessed HervT of Tours
  • Saint Turibius
  • Saint Fructuosus
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Copperfield opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 13 performances
  • Columbia space shuttle returns [04 / 24]

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Books

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

Crisis Investing

By: Douglas R. Casey

Crisis Investing

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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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The Aviator

By: Ernest K. Gann

The Aviator is a lovely tale set during those early daring days of mail flights in small biplanes. The trips were dangerous, information on weather enroute was minimal, frequently obtained by

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Firestarter

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic “terrifying…gripping” (Miami Herald) #1 New York Times bestseller—“his highest farenheit reading yet” (Time)!Andy McGee and Vicky Tomlinson were once college students looking to make some extra cash, volunteering as test subjects for an ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Galaxian 2

Genre: Arcade, Galaxian derivative

Publisher: Entex Industries

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Galaga

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Midway

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Sabotage

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: On-Line Systems

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GORF

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Midway

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Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, MSX, NEC PC-9801, NES, PC booter, PC Engine, Game Boy Color, Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sir-Tech Software, Inc.

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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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Condorman

Studio: Disney

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Herbie Rides Again

Studio: Disney

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Old Yeller

Studio: Disney

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

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