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Saturday 20 June 1981

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Céréna (singer) and Sarah Marshall. 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 Sirens by Eric Van Lustbader was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Okres na severu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Colony 7 or Mystery Fun House.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 20 June 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
  • Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
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Facts:
  • Guitarist Gerry Cott quits Boomtown Rats
  • Mudjahedin uprises against Iran regime
  • Pope John Paul II hospitalized for 55 days for infection

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Books

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

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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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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Danse Macabre

By: Stephen King

From the author of dozens of #1 New York Times bestsellers and the creator of many unforgettable movies comes a vivid, intelligent, and nostalgic journey through three decades of horror as

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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 ?

Video Hustler

Video Hustler

Platform: Arcade Game (reissue: Xbox 360)

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Konami (reissue: Microsoft)

Colony 7

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Taito Corporation

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Radar Rat Race

Radar Rat Race

Platform: VIC-20, MAX Machine, Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Commodore

Stargate

Platform: Arcade, Apple II, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, DOS, NES

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Williams Electronics

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Mystery Fun House

Mystery Fun House

Platform: Apple II Plus, Commodore PET, TRS-80, Vic 20, TI 99/4a, Atari 400, Atari 800, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Dragon 32/64

Genre: text adventure

Publisher: Adventure International

Home videos

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

The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Disney

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Dumbo

Studio: Disney

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Old Yeller

Studio: Disney

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Pollyanna

Studio: Disney

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Studio: Disney

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