Monday September 28, 1981

US date format: 9/28/1981, UK date format: 28/9/1981

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 28, 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 Guillaume Samica and José Calderón (basketball). 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. The Evil Dead, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while You Can Negotiate Anything by Herb Cohen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vice Versa. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mario or Stone Sling (Europe) Smithereens! (US).
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Feast day of the following RC Saints Leoba
  • St. Wenceslas
  • French Republican Calendar - Carotte (Carrot) Day, seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Taiwan - Teacher's Day (Confucius' birthday)
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Events

  • Joseph Paul Franklin, avowed racist, sentenced to life imprisonment for killing two black joggers in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Movies

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The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor, Betsy Baker

Country: United States of America

Circle of Deceit

Circle of Deceit

Directed by: Volker Schlöndorff

Starring: Bruno Ganz, Hanna Schygulla, Jean Carmet, Jerzy Skolimowski

Nightmare

Nightmare

Directed by: Romano Scavolini

Starring: Baird Stafford, Sharon Smith, C.J. Cooke, Mik Cribben

Strange Behavior

Strange Behavior

Directed by: Michael Laughlin

Starring: Michael Murphy, Louise Fletcher, Dan Shor, Fiona Lewis

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

Sport Games on September 28, 1981

Sport Games on September 28, 1981


NFL

American Football
  • Los Angeles Rams - Chicago Bears : 24 - 7
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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 28

If September 28, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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You Can Negotiate Anything by Herb Cohen

You Can Negotiate Anything

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Herb Cohen believes the world is a giant negotiating table and, like it or not, you're a negotiator. Whether you're dealing with your spouse, boss, department store, bank manager, children, solicitor,

The Eagle'S Gift by Carlos Castaneda

The Eagle'S Gift

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Carlos Castaneda takes the reader into the very heart of sorcery, challenging both imagination and reason, shaking the very foundations of our belief in what is "natural" and "logical."His

The Last Days Of America by Paul Erdman

The Last Days Of America

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Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot

The Lord God Made Them All

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The triumphant conclusion to the legendary seriesWith each book more engaging than the last, James Herriot once again brings us the magical beauty of Yorkshire through his uplifting experiences as a

Bread Upon The Waters by Irwin Shaw

Bread Upon The Waters

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Bread Upon the Waters

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Space Hawk

Space Hawk

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mattel

Mario

Mario

Platform: Arcade, Game & Watch, Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Virtual Boy, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Nintendo DS, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U

Genre: Platform, puzzle, racing, RPG, party, sports, edutainment adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Stone Sling (Europe) Smithereens! (US)

Stone Sling (Europe) Smithereens! (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey² (US)

Genre: Strategy Game,[1] Artillery game

Publisher: Philips / Magnavox

Defender

Defender

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600 Game Boy Advance (in Defender (2002)) PlayStation 2 (in Midway Arcade Treasures PlayStation Portable (in Midway Arcade Treasures: Extended Play)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Williams Electronics

GORF

GORF

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Midway

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 28, 1981?

On September 28, 1981 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is September 28, 1981?

On September 28, 1981 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on September 28, 1981?

On September 28, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 28, 1981?

On September 28, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on September 28, 1981?

On September 28, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 28, 1981?

On September 28, 1981 several famous people were born including, Guillaume Samica, José Calderón (basketball), Cecilia Braekhus.

Which famous people died on September 28, 1981?

Famous people died on September 28, 1981 include, Romulo Betancourt.

What was the number one song in September 28, 1981?

The number one song in the week of September 28, 1981 was Endless Love by Diana Ross in US and Tainted Love by Soft Cell in UK.

What were the top hits on September 28, 1981?

The top hits on September 28, 1981 were Endless Love by Diana Ross, Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) by Christopher Cross, 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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