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Tuesday August 18, 1981

US date format: 8/18/1981, UK date format: 18/8/1981

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 18, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Elena Santarelli and Nicolas Prost. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross. In UK Green Door by Shakin' Stevens was in the top 5 hits. They All Laughed, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while The Cinderella Complex by Colette Dowling was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Kid Super Power Hour with Shazam!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Vanguard or Make Trax.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 18 August 1981

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Movies

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

They All Laughed

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Ben Gazzara, Patti Hansen, John Ritter

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Nobody's Perfekt

Directed by: Peter Bonerz

Starring: Gabe Kaplan, Alex Karras, Robert Klein, Susan Clark

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Body Heat

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Starring: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Richard Crenna, Ted Danson

Country: United States

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Heartbreak High

Directed by: Mark Warren

Starring: John Vernon, Norman Fell, Robert Forster, Thom Haverstock

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An American Werewolf in London

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, Joe Belcher, Griffin Dunne

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Kid Super Power Hour with Shazam!

Starring: Maylo McCaslin, Barry Gordon, Dawn Jeffory, Burr Middleton

Country: United States

Kinvig

Take a Letter Mr. Jones

Blanco y negro

Krigsdøtre

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 August 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
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Facts:
  • My Fair Lady opens at Uris Theater NYC for 119 performances
  • Jerry Lewis appears on Donahue to defend Telethons

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Planetary positions on August 18, 1981 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The Cinderella Complex

By: Colette Dowling

Discusses the psychological desire of many women to be taken care of, to have someone else take the responsibility for them, and the need for women to reeducate themselves out of such dependency

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Free Fall In Crimson

By: John D. MacDonald

From a beloved master of crime fiction, Free Fall in Crimson is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

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Trade Wind

By: M.M. Kaye

When Boston bluestocking Hero Athena Hollis travels to Zanzibar to visit her uncle, an American consul, she arrives filled with self-righteousness and bent on good deeds.

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Jane Brody'S Nutrition Book

By: Jane Brody

With calorie and nutrient charts, sample menu plans for special dietary needs, and over fifty delicious and healthful recipes—many Brody family favorites—Jane Brody’s Nutrition Book is vital reading for everyone concerned

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Scramble

Scramble

Platform: Arcade (original) Tomy Tutor, Vectrex, Xbox 360 (Xbox Live Arcade), Windows Mobile, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4

Genre: Horizontal scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Leijac; NA Stern; NA GCE; EU Compu-Games A/S; EU Milton Bradley

Make Trax

Make Trax

Platform: Arcade (original), Famicom, Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Kural Samno (Japan) Williams (North America) Karateco / Exidy (Europe)

Vanguard

Vanguard

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600 Atari 5200

Genre: Multi-scrolling shooter Multi-directional shooter

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

Eliminator

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Multi-directional shooter Space combat

Publisher: Sega

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Skeet Shoot

Skeet Shoot

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports (skeet shooting)

Publisher: Games by Apollo

Home videos

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

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Studio: Disney

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The Shaggy Dog

Studio: Disney

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Flash Gordon

Studio: Universal Studios

Format: Laserdisc release

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The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Disney

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Old Yeller

Studio: Disney

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