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Monday 16 February 1981

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lupe Fiasco 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 Dark Road, directed by F.W. Murnau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Best Evidence by David S. Lifton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mystery!: Malice Aforethought. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crush, Crumble and Chomp! or Video Hustler.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Hill Street Blues

Written by: Steven Bochco, Michael Kozoll

Starring: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

Country: United States

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Nanny

Written by: Wendy Craig

Starring: Wendy Craig, John Quayle, Natalie Forbes

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Danger UXB

Written by: John Hawkesworth, John Whitney

Starring: Anthony Andrews, Maurice Roëves, George Innes, Gordon Kane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Golden Age of Television

Country: United States

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Mysterious World

Starring: Arthur C. Clarke, Gordon Honeycombe, Remy Van Lierde

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Scanners

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jennifer O'Neill, Stephen Lack, Patrick McGoohan

Country: United States

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Le gendarme de Saint-Tropez

Directed by: Jean Girault

Starring: Louis de Funs, Genevive Grad, Michel Galabru

Country: United States

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Maniac

Directed by: William Lustig

Starring: Joe Spinell, Caroline Munro, Abigail Clayton

Country: United States

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Altered States

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban

Country: United States

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Nine to Five

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Starring: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 February 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
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Books

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

Best Evidence

By: David S. Lifton

Another take on the story. good read

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Cosmos

By: Carl Sagan

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

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The Coming Currency Collapse

By: Jerome F. Smith

The Coming Currency Collapse and What You Can Do About It

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The Fifth Horseman

By: Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

In a suspenseful novel of terrorist threat, Libyan leader Qaddafi holds New York City hostage with the threat of setting off a hidden nuclear bomb.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crush, Crumble and Chomp!

Platform: Apple II, Atari 400/800/XL/XE, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20, DOS, TRS-80

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Epyx

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Madness and the Minotaur

Madness and the Minotaur

Platform: TRS-80 Color Computer

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Radio Shack

Video Hustler

Video Hustler

Platform: Arcade Game (reissue: Xbox 360)

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Konami (reissue: Microsoft)

Zarzon

Zarzon

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fixed shooter

Snafu

Platform: Intellivision, Aquarius

Genre: Arcade, snake game

Publisher: Mattel

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