Tuesday 4 August 1981
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of August 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.
Heavy Metal, directed by Gerald Potterton, 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 4 August 1981 ?
- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
- St. Luanus/Lugid
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint John Vianney, the patron saint of priests
- St. Dominic
- Erica Carlson: Swedish actress.
- Jana Kolukanova: Estonian swimmer.
- Ben Scott: English cricketer.
- Frederick Bousquet: French swimmer.
- Benjamin Boukpeti: French-Togolese slalom canoer who has competed professionally since the mid-2000s.
- Kira Girard: Reality Star
- Meghan Markle: TV Actress
- Abigail Spencer: Movie Actress
- Marques Houston: American singer (IMx) and actor
- Melvyn Douglas: American actor (Born 1901).
- Columbia mated with SRBs and external tank for STS-2 mission
- Oliver North is assigned to White House duty
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl
- Air Supply - The One That You Love
- Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand
- Juice Newton - Queen Of Hearts
- Joey Scarbury - Theme From The Greatest American Hero (Believe It Or Not)
- Kenny Rogers - I Don't Need You
- Oak Ridge Boys - Elvira
- The Manhattan Transfer - Boy From New York City
- Marty Balin - Hearts
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