Sunday 5 April 1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michael A and Eugenio Siller.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Rapture by Blondie.
In UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits.
Excalibur, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Covenant by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Si unyil.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crush, Crumble and Chomp! or Defender.
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1981 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Michael A: Monsoor; American Medal of Honor recipient (dies 2006).
- Eugenio Siller: TV Actor.
- Jorge de la Rosa: Mexican baseball player.
- Stefan Ludik: Namibian cricketer actor and singer.
- Michael Monsoor: American soldier Medal of Honor recipient (d. 2006).
- Tom Riley: English actor and producer
- 10th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Nancy Lopez.
- Philadelphia Flyers amass a record 2,621 penalty minutes.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Blondie - Rapture
- John Lennon - Woman
- Styx - The Best Of Times
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Kiss On My List
- Don McLean - Crying
- Neil Diamond - Hello Again
- Grover Washington Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- REO Speedwagon - Keep On Loving You
- Steve Winwood - While You See A Chance
- Barbra Streisand - What Kind Of Fool
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