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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 Century by Fred Mustard Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Okres na severu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eastern Front (1941) or Quest 1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1981?

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

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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Sirens

By: Eric Van Lustbader

Set in the heart of Hollywood and its broken dreams and twisted ideals. One explosive story is acted out before the cameras.

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Goodbye, Janette

By: Harold Robbins

A dynasty of women triumphs in the fiercely male-dominated world of high fashion amid the ruins of war. A daughter honors her mother’s ultimate sacrifice—by becoming a ruthless businesswoman who will

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Reflex

By: Dick Francis

Longtime jockey Philip Nore suspects that a racetrack photographer's fatal accident was really murder--and unravels some nasty secrets of corruption, blackmail, and murder.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Astro Fantasia

Astro Fantasia

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Data East

Eastern Front (1941)

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: APX, Atari, Inc.

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Alpine Ski

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Skiing

Publisher: Taito

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Car Wars (TI 99/4A)

Car Wars (TI 99/4A)

Platform: TI-99/4A

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Texas Instruments

Quest 1

Platform: TRS-80, Apple II, Atari 800

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: SoftSide

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Home videos

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

Old Yeller

Studio: Disney

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Herbie Rides Again

Studio: Disney

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The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Disney

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Dumbo

Studio: Disney

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Pollyanna

Studio: Disney

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