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Monday 30 March 1981

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Katy Mixon and Jammal Brown. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Rapture by Blondie. In UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits. Nighthawks, directed by Bruce Malmuth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while The Key To Rebecca by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Si unyil. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxian 2 or Triple Action.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Directed by: Bruce Malmuth

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Rutger Hauer, Billy Dee Williams

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: James Caan, Tuesday Weld, Willie Nelson

Country: United States

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The Howling

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan

Country: United States

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Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jennifer O'Neill, Stephen Lack, Patrick McGoohan

Country: United States

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Le gendarme de Saint-Tropez

Directed by: Jean Girault

Starring: Louis de Funs, Genevive Grad, Michel Galabru

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Si unyil

Country: Indonesia

School of Love

Starring: Toshiko Fujita, Katsue Miwa

Country: Japan

The Bagthorpe Saga

Written by: Helen Cresswell

Starring: Madeline Smith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Peter Lustig, Helmut Krauss, Guido Hammesfahr

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Starring: Michael Shannon, Josh Taylor

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 March 1981 ?

  • Saint John Climacus (died 649)
  • Easter in 1975, 1986, 1991, and 1997.
  • Roman Empire - Festival devoted to Salus.
  • Land Day.
  • Spiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation Day - Public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago.
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  • President Ronald Reagan is shot in the chest outside a Washington, D.C., hotel by John Hinckley, Jr.
  • Dewitt Wallace, American magazine founder/publisher (Reader's Digest), dies at age 91 (born 1889).
  • US President Ronald Reagan is shot in the chest outside the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., hotel. Six shots are fired, hitting Reagan, White House Press Secretary James Brady, Secret Service agent Timothy McCarthy, and District of Columbia policeman Thomas Delahaney. None is killed.

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What news were making the headlines those days in March 1981?

  • Time: Inset: conditions of Hollywood.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8738
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Violent Crime -- Mar. 23, 1981


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

The Key To Rebecca

By: Ken Follett

Ken Follett’s The Key to Rebecca took readers and critics by storm when first published more than twenty years ago. Today, it remains one of the best espionage novels ever written. Look

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The Company Of Women

By: Mary Gordon

"A superb, stunningly written novel." The Philadelphia InquirerRaised by five intensely religious women and a charismatic, controversial priest, sheltered from the secular world, Felicitas Maria Taylor is intelligent, charming, and desperate

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Nice Girls Do

By: Irene Kassorla

Nice Girls Do and Now You Can Too

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You Can Negotiate Anything

By: Herb Cohen

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,

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cranston Manor

Cranston Manor

Platform: Apple II, FM-7, PC-88, PC-98

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: On-Line Systems

Galaxian 2

Genre: Arcade, Galaxian derivative

Publisher: Entex Industries

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Arena of Octos

Arena of Octos

Platform: Apple II, TRS-80

Genre: Combat

Publisher: SoftSide


Platform: Apple II

Genre: Horizontally-scrolling shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sirius Software, Inc.

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Triple Action

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel

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