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Sunday 22 February 1981

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 22, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Elodie Yung and Adrienne Pickering. In that special week of February people in US were listening to 9 To 5 by Dolly Parton. In UK Vienna by Ultravox was in the top 5 hits. The Aviator's Wife, directed by Éric Rohmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Congo by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Harper Valley P.T.A.. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 005 or Asylum.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 22 February 1981

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Movies

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

The Aviator's Wife

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Philippe Marlaud, Marie Rivière, Anne-Laure Meury, Mathieu Carrière

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All Night Long

Directed by: Jean-Claude Tramont

Starring: Gene Hackman, Barbra Streisand, Diane Ladd, Dennis Quaid

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Fantasies

Directed by: John Derek

Starring: Peter Hooten, Bo Derek, Anna Alexiadis, Faidon Georgitsis

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Naram Garam

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Amol Palekar, Swaroop Sampat, Utpal Dutt, A.K. Hangal

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Americana

Directed by: David Carradine

Starring: David Carradine, Barbara Hershey, Michael Greene, Arnold Herzstein

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TV Series

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

Harper Valley P.T.A.

Directed by: Not specifed

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Number 96

Directed by: Peter Bernardos

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Chain Reaction

Directed by: Andrew Davis

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Hangin' In

Directed by: Not specifed

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Fatty & George

Starring: Michael Aitkens

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 February 1981 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
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Facts:
  • Amy Alcott wins LPGA Bent Tree Ladies Golf Classic.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 22, 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 February 1981 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. 9 To 5 - Dolly Parton
  2. I Love A Rainy Night - Eddie Rabbitt
  3. Kool & The Gang - Celebration
  4. John Lennon - Woman
  5. Blondie - The Tide Is High
  6. Keep On Loving You - REO Speedwagon
  7. The Best Of Times - Styx
  8. Giving It Up For Your Love - Delbert McClinton
  9. Dan Fogelberg - Same Old Lang Syne
  10. Hey Nineteen - Steely Dan
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me) - The Gap Band
  2. Yarbrough & Peoples - Don't Stop The Music
  3. Fantastic Voyage - Lakeside
  4. Heartbreak Hotel - The Jacksons
  5. Stevie Wonder - I Ain't Gonna Stand For It
  6. Aretha Franklin - United Together
  7. It's A Love Thing - The Whispers
  8. Too Tight - ConFunkShun
  9. I Just Love The Man - The Jones Girls
  10. Sister Sledge - All American Girls

Books

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

Congo

By: Michael Crichton

The search for diamonds, a crucial scientific breakthrough and a mythical ruined city set off this adventure into the heart of the Congolese jungle. The American expedition is led by Karen Ross, desperate to find her husband and recover the ...

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Rage of Angels

By: Sidney Sheldon

A memorable, mesmerizing heroineJennifer -- brilliant, beautiful, an attorney on the way up until the Mafia's schemes win her the hatred of an implacable enemy -- and a love more destructive than hate.A

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The Coming Currency Collapse

By: Jerome F. Smith

The Coming Currency Collapse and What You Can Do About It

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Loon Lake

By: E.L. Doctorow

The hero of this dazzling novel by American master E. L. Doctorow is Joe, a young man on the run in the depths of the Great Depression.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

005

005

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Stealth game Maze game

Publisher: Sega

Astro Fantasia

Astro Fantasia

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Data East

Pyramid of Doom

Pyramid of Doom

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

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Adventure International

Asylum

Asylum

Platform: TRS-80, Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family, IBM Personal Computer

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Med Systems

Oo-Topos

Oo-Topos

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

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Polarware

Home videos

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

Alice in Wonderland

Studio: Disney

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Old Yeller

Studio: Disney

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The Watcher in the Woods

Studio: Disney

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The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Studio: Disney

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Herbie Rides Again

Studio: Disney

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