Wednesday 2 December 1981
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Britney Jean Spears in Kentwood and Danijel Pranjic.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie was in the top 5 hits.
Taps, directed by Harold Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cranston Manor or Thief.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 December 1981 ?
- Laos - National Day
- United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
- R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
- Britney Jean Spears in Kentwood: Louisiana; singer ("Baby One More Time", "You Drive Me Crazy", "Oops I Did It Again").
- Danijel Pranjic: Croatian football player.
- Josef Schovanec: French writer, diagnosed Autistic Asperger, born to Czech parents.
- Britney Spears: American dance-pop singer, a fabulous success by age 19.
- Maria Ferekidi: Greek canoe racer.
- Danijel Pranjić: Croatian footballer
- Spanish government requests membership in NATO.
- Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco opens at 11:30 AM.
- Fernando Valenzuela (Los Angeles Dodgers) wins National League Rookie of the Year.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
- The Police - Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
- Commodores - Oh No
- Air Supply - Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You)
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove
- Rod Stewart - Young Turks
- Diana Ross - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
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