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Wednesday 17 June 1981

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 17, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rebekah Staton and Amrita Rao. 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 The White Hotel by D.M. Thomas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Okres na severu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crush, Crumble and Chomp! or Jungler.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 17 June 1981

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Movies

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

S.O.B.

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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

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Condorman

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

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

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Directed by: Just Jaeckin

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

Country: United States

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Texas Lightning

Directed by: Gary Graver

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

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For Your Eyes Only

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Roger Moore, Carole Bouquet, Topol, Lynn-Holly Johnson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Okres na severu

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Hindsight

Directed by: Lee Hyun Seung

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Belle and Sebastian

Directed by: Nicolas Vanier

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Night Flight

Written by: Stuart S. Shapiro

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Battle between Moslems and Christians in Cairo, 14 killed

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 17, 1981 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1981 ?

Books

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

The White Hotel

By: D.M. Thomas

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.

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Maria Callas

By: Arianna Stassinopoulos

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."

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God Emperor Of Dune

By: Frank Herbert

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

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The Covenant

By: James A. Michener

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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crush, Crumble and Chomp!

Crush, Crumble and Chomp!

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

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Epyx

GORF

GORF

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Midway

Jungler

Jungler

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Konami

SwordThrust

SwordThrust

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Adventure / RPG

Publisher: CE Software

Fantasy

Fantasy

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action/Adventure

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Davy Crockett and the River Pirates

Studio: Disney

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The Watcher in the Woods

Studio: Disney

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Herbie Rides Again

Studio: Disney

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

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Pollyanna

Studio: Disney

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