Thursday July 30, 1981

US date format: 7/30/1981, UK date format: 30/7/1981

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 30, 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 Hope Solo and Maureen Nisima. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield. In UK Ghost Town by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. Gallipoli, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while The White Hotel by D.M. Thomas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Okres na severu. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Thief or Arena of Octos.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Vanuatu - Independence Day
  • St. Julitta (a martyr)
  • St. Sennen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon

Events

  • Belgian Senate accept laws against racism

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Movies

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Gallipoli

Gallipoli

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Mel Gibson, Mark Lee, Bill Kerr, Harold Hopkins

Country: United States of America

Silsila

Silsila

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, Jaya Bhaduri, Rekha

Deadly Blessing

Deadly Blessing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Maren Jensen, Sharon Stone, Susan Buckner, Jeff East

Carbon Copy

Carbon Copy

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: George Segal, Susan Saint James, Jack Warden, Dick Martin

Ticket to Heaven

Ticket to Heaven

Directed by: Ralph L. Thomas

Starring: Nick Mancuso, Saul Rubinek, Meg Foster, Kim Cattrall

TV Series

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Okres na severu

Okres na severu

O anthropakos

O anthropakos

The Rose Medallion

The Rose Medallion

MTV Music Television

MTV Music Television

Starring: Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, J.J. Jackson

Country: United States of America

Wheel of Fortune

Wheel of Fortune

Days to next July 30

If July 30, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 2 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

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 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

The Third Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders

The Third Deadly Sin

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Retired cop Edward X. Delaney takes on a female serial killer in this spine-tingling masterwork of suspense by New York Times bestselling author Lawrence Sanders By day, she’s a middle-aged secretary

The Cinderella Complex by Colette Dowling

The Cinderella Complex

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Discusses the psychological desire of many women to be taken care of, to have someone else take the responsibility for them, and the need for women to reeducate themselves out of such dependency

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Venture

Venture

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, ColecoVision, Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Exidy

New Rally-X

New Rally-X

Platform: Arcade, Mobile phone, Xbox 360, Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Maze, Driving

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Midway

Tempest

Tempest

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Tube shooter

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Thief

Thief

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Pacific Novelty

Arena of Octos

Arena of Octos

Platform: Apple II, TRS-80

Genre: Combat

Publisher: SoftSide

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 30, 1981?

On July 30, 1981 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is July 30, 1981?

On July 30, 1981 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on July 30, 1981?

On July 30, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 30, 1981?

On July 30, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 30, 1981?

On July 30, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 30, 1981?

On July 30, 1981 several famous people were born including, Hope Solo, Maureen Nisima, Nicky Hayden.

What was the number one song in July 30, 1981?

The number one song in the week of July 30, 1981 was Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield in US and Ghost Town by The Specials in UK.

What were the top hits on July 30, 1981?

The top hits on July 30, 1981 were Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield, The One That You Love by Air Supply, Theme From The Greatest American Hero (Believe It Or Not) by Joey Scarbury in US and Ghost Town by The Specials, Stars On 45 (Volume 2) by Starsound, Can Can by Bad Manners in UK.


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