Sunday June 21, 1981

US date format: 6/21/1981, UK date format: 21/6/1981

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 21, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Brandon Flowers and Amber Campisi. 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 Masquerade by Kit Williams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Okres na severu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Venture or Space Fury.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • 81st US Golf Open: David Graham shoots 273 at Merion Golf Club - Ardmore, Pennsylvania
  • Don Fagan and Walter Becker quit Steely Dan
  • Joanne Carner wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf
  • Riots at Casablanca, kills 66-200
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Movies

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S.O.B.

S.O.B.

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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

Condorman

Condorman

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

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

Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lady Chatterley's Lover

Directed by: Just Jaeckin

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

Country: United States of America

Texas Lightning

Texas Lightning

Directed by: Gary Graver

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

Stripes

Stripes

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Bill Murray, John Candy, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Okres na severu

Okres na severu

Hindsight

Hindsight

Directed by: Lee Hyun Seung

Belle and Sebastian

Belle and Sebastian

Directed by: Nicolas Vanier

Night Flight

Night Flight

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

Country: United States of America

Pop Quiz

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Days to next June 21

If June 21, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 3 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Masquerade by Kit Williams

Masquerade

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Schocken Books. NY. Copyright-1979. This publication-1980. "First American edition". First printing (no later dates, number/letter lines). Blue boards with impression of author's initials (KW) on lower corner of front board.

The Midwife by Gay Courter

The Midwife

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In this blockbuster bestseller we meet Hannah Blau, the midwife, who fought savage religious prejudice to gain medical training in Moscow’s legendary Imperial College.

The White Hotel by D.M. Thomas

The White Hotel

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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.

God Emperor Of Dune by Frank Herbert

God Emperor Of Dune

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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

Maria Callas by Arianna Stassinopoulos

Maria Callas

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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."

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Venture

Venture

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, ColecoVision, Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Exidy

Space Fury

Space Fury

Platform: Arcade (original) ColecoVision

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Gremlin Industries

Oo-Topos

Oo-Topos

Platform: Apple II (original) Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Polarware

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, FM Towns, MSX2, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X1, Apple IIGS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Apple II California Pacific Computer Co. Origin Systems Atari 8-bit Sierra On-line Commodore 64 Origin Systems DOS Origin Systems Electronic Arts MSX2 Pony Canyon FM Towns Fujitsu Apple IIGS Vitesse I

Laser Blast

Laser Blast

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 21, 1981?

On June 21, 1981 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is June 21, 1981?

On June 21, 1981 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on June 21, 1981?

On June 21, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 21, 1981?

On June 21, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 21, 1981?

On June 21, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 21, 1981?

On June 21, 1981 several famous people were born including, Brandon Flowers, Amber Campisi, Simon Delestre.

Which famous people died on June 21, 1981?

Famous people died on June 21, 1981 include, Gunnar Ek.

What was the number one song in June 21, 1981?

The number one song in the week of June 21, 1981 was Medley by Stars On 45 in US and Being With You by Smokey Robinson in UK.

What were the top hits on June 21, 1981?

The top hits on June 21, 1981 were Medley by Stars On 45, Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes, Sukiyaki by Taste Of Honey, A in US and Being With You by Smokey Robinson, One Day In Your Life by Michael Jackson, More Than In Love by Kate Robbins & Beyond in UK.


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