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Tuesday 31 March 1981

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ryan Bingham and Pa Dembo Tourray. 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 Craig Claiborne'S Gourmet Diet by Craig Claiborne with Pierre Franey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Si unyil. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Omega Race or Arena of Octos.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


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 31 March 1981 ?

  • Saint Cornelia
  • CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
  • Freedom Day in Malta.
  • Saint Amos
  • Saint Benjamin
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  • 53rd Academy Awards - Ordinary People, R De Niro and Sissy Spacek win
  • The 53rd Academy Awards, hosted by Johnny Carson, are held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. Robert Redford's directorial debut in Ordinary People wins Best Picture and Best Director. Robert De Niro wins Best Actor; Sissy Spacek wins Best Actress.
  • First Golden Raspberry Awards: Can't Stop the Music wins.

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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 ?

Craig Claiborne'S Gourmet Diet

By: Craig Claiborne with Pierre Franey

low-sodium recipes modified-fat recipes modified-cholesterol recipes low-fat cookbook

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Nice Girls Do

By: Irene Kassorla

Nice Girls Do and Now You Can Too

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Nothing Down

By: Robert G. Allen

With more than a million copies in print, Robert Allen's Nothing Down for the '90s has probably helped more people achieve success in real estate than any book in history.

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The Sky'S The Limit

By: Wayne Dyer

Are you ready to take charge of your life and become a NO LIMIT person? This book contains the things you need to know to reach your maximum potential.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Omega Race

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Midway

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Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software

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Quest 1

Platform: TRS-80, Apple II, Atari 800

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: SoftSide

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Arena of Octos

Arena of Octos

Platform: Apple II, TRS-80

Genre: Combat

Publisher: SoftSide

Omega Race

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Midway

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