Monday February 16, 1981

US date format: 2/16/1981, UK date format: 16/2/1981

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 16, 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 Sergio Mitre and Jay Howard. In that special week of February people in US were listening to 9 To 5 by Dolly Parton. In UK Vienna by Ultravox was in the top 5 hits. The Aviator's Wife, directed by Éric Rohmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Brain by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Number 96. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Vanguard or Lady Bug.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
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Movies

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The Aviator's Wife

The Aviator's Wife

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Philippe Marlaud, Marie Rivière, Anne-Laure Meury, Mathieu Carrière

All Night Long

All Night Long

Directed by: Jean-Claude Tramont

Starring: Gene Hackman, Barbra Streisand, Diane Ladd, Dennis Quaid

Fantasies

Fantasies

Directed by: John Derek

Starring: Peter Hooten, Bo Derek, Anna Alexiadis, Faidon Georgitsis

Naram Garam

Naram Garam

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Amol Palekar, Swaroop Sampat, Utpal Dutt, A.K. Hangal

Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen

Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen

Directed by: Clive Donner

Starring: Peter Ustinov, Lee Grant, Angie Dickinson, Richard Hatch

TV Series

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Number 96

Number 96

Directed by: Peter Bernardos

Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Fatty & George

Fatty & George

Starring: Michael Aitkens

Country: Australia

Kapitan Petko Voyvoda

Kapitan Petko Voyvoda

Hello! Sandy Bell

Hello! Sandy Bell

Days to next February 16

If February 16, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 7 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 15 days.
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Books

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Brain by Robin Cook

Brain

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Both of them suspected that something was wrong--terribly wrong--in the great medical research center where they worked. Both of them wondered why a beautiful young woman had died on the operating

The Sky'S The Limit by Wayne Dyer

The Sky'S The Limit

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Are you ready to take charge of your life and become a NO LIMIT person? This book contains the things you need to know to reach your maximum potential.

Crisis Investing by Douglas R. Casey

Crisis Investing

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Crisis Investing

Cosmos by Carl Sagan

Cosmos

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RETURNING TO TELEVISION AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOXCosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a

Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon

Rage of Angels

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A memorable, mesmerizing heroineJennifer -- brilliant, beautiful, an attorney on the way up until the Mafia's schemes win her the hatred of an implacable enemy -- and a love more destructive than hate.A

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Vanguard

Vanguard

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600 Atari 5200

Genre: Multi-scrolling shooter Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: SNK[2][3] Centuri [4] Zaccaria

Pyramid of Doom

Pyramid of Doom

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

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Adventure International

Jawbreaker

Jawbreaker

Platform: Computers: Atari 800, Apple II, Commodore 64, PC Consoles: Atari 2600

Genre: Maze chase

Publisher: On-line Systems, Tigervision (Atari 2600 port)

Oo-Topos

Oo-Topos

Platform: Apple II (original) Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Polarware

Lady Bug

Lady Bug

Platform: Arcade, ColecoVision, Intellivision

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Universal Entertainment Corporation. Home versions licensed via Taito.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 16, 1981?

On February 16, 1981 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is February 16, 1981?

On February 16, 1981 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 16, 1981?

On February 16, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 16, 1981?

On February 16, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 16, 1981?

On February 16, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 16, 1981?

On February 16, 1981 several famous people were born including, Sergio Mitre, Lupe Fiasco, Jay Howard.

What was the number one song in February 16, 1981?

The number one song in the week of February 16, 1981 was 9 To 5 by Dolly Parton in US and Vienna by Ultravox in UK.

What were the top hits on February 16, 1981?

The top hits on February 16, 1981 were 9 To 5 by Dolly Parton, I Love A Rainy Night by Eddie Rabbitt, Celebration by Kool & The Gang in US and Vienna by Ultravox, Shaddup You Face by Joe Dolce Music Theatre, Woman by John Lennon in UK.


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