Thursday 2 July 1981
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes.
In UK Being With You by Smokey Robinson was in the top 5 hits.
Dragonslayer, directed by Matthew Robbins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Noble House by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 July 1981 ?
- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
- Angel Pagan: Puerto Rican baseball player.
- Nathan Ellington: English soccer player.
- Alex Koroknay-Palicz: American youth rights activist.
- Angel Pagán: Puerto Rican baseball player.
- Carlos Rogers: American football player.
- Aaron Voros: Canadian ice hockey player
- Robert Emmett Keane: Actor (Rookie Cop, Red Dragon).
- The Wonderland Gang is brutally murdered in a massacre involving Eddie Nash.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- George Harrison - All Those Years Ago
- Air Supply - The One That You Love
- Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - You Make My Dreams
- Oak Ridge Boys - Elvira
- Stars On 45 - Medley
- Ray Parker Jr. - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- Joey Scarbury - Theme From The Greatest American Hero (Believe It Or Not)
- Kenny Rogers - I Don't Need You
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