Wednesday September 23, 1981

US date format: 9/23/1981, UK date format: 23/9/1981

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 23, 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 Natalie Horler and Thomas Mege. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross. In UK Tainted Love by Soft Cell was in the top 5 hits. My Dinner with Andre, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while Social Studies by Fran Lebowitz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vice Versa. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asylum or Lady Bug.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
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Movies

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My Dinner with Andre

My Dinner with Andre

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn, Jean Lenauer, Roy Butler

Country: United States of America

Rich and Famous

Rich and Famous

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Candice Bergen, David Selby, Hart Bochner

Full Moon High

Full Moon High

Directed by: Larry Cohen

Starring: Adam Arkin, Roz Kelly, Ed McMahon, Joanne Nail

The Woman Next Door

The Woman Next Door

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Fanny Ardant, Henri Garcin, Michèle Baumgartner

Zoot Suit

Zoot Suit

Directed by: Luis Valdez

Starring: Daniel Valdez, Edward James Olmos, Charles Aidman, Tyne Daly

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TV Series

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Vice Versa

Vice Versa

Directed by: Brian Gilbert

Willo the Wisp

Willo the Wisp

Au bon beurre

Au bon beurre

Directed by: Edouard Molinaro

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

Postman Pat

Postman Pat

Directed by: Mike Disa

Days to next September 23

If September 23, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Social Studies by Fran Lebowitz

Social Studies

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Social Studies

How To Make Love To A Man by Alexandra Penney

How To Make Love To A Man

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ASK ANY MAN. If you can get him to admit it, he'll probably tell you that he would like to be made love to almost as much as being a

Keep It Simple by Marian Burros

Keep It Simple

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A New York Times food columnist presents more than two hundred recipes for easy-to-prepare dishes, including meals for vegetarians, dieters, large groups of people, and others.

The Beverly Hills Diet by Judy Mazel

The Beverly Hills Diet

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NEW BOOK. Never been read! This book came from a bookstore closing. Dust cover may have slight shelf wear or with light bookstore handling.

The Legacy by Howard Fast

The Legacy

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The Legacy continues the saga of the Lavette family begun in these bestsellers: The Immigrants, Second Generation, and The Establishment. This fourth-in-series story takes place during the turbulent 1960s as

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)

Asylum

Asylum

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

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Med Systems

Quest 1

Quest 1

Platform: TRS-80, Apple II, Atari 800

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: SoftSide

Crush, Crumble and Chomp!

Crush, Crumble and Chomp!

Platform: Apple II, Atari 400/800/XL/XE, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20, DOS, TRS-80

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Epyx

Lady Bug

Lady Bug

Platform: Arcade, ColecoVision, Intellivision

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Universal Entertainment Corporation. Home versions licensed via Taito.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 23, 1981?

On September 23, 1981 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is September 23, 1981?

On September 23, 1981 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on September 23, 1981?

On September 23, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 23, 1981?

On September 23, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on September 23, 1981?

On September 23, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 23, 1981?

On September 23, 1981 several famous people were born including, Natalie Horler, Thomas Mege, Misti Traya.

Which famous people died on September 23, 1981?

Famous people died on September 23, 1981 include, Chief Dan George.

What was the number one song in September 23, 1981?

The number one song in the week of September 23, 1981 was Endless Love by Diana Ross in US and Tainted Love by Soft Cell in UK.

What were the top hits on September 23, 1981?

The top hits on September 23, 1981 were Endless Love by Diana Ross, Queen Of Hearts by Juice Newton, Stop Draggin' My Heart Around by Stevie Nicks in US and Tainted Love by Soft Cell, Prince Charming by Adam & The Ants, Japanese Boy by Aneka in UK.


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