Thursday 5 February 1981
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Celebration by Kool & The Gang.
In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits.
Scanners, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Covenant by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 5 February 1981 ?
- Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
- Saint Bertolf
- Zied Bhairi: Tunisian footballer.
- Sara Foster: American actress.
- Mia Hansen-Løve: French director and screenwriter.
- Jason Kawau: New Zealand rugby player.
- Wesam Rizik: Qatari footballer.
- Jason Shoemark: New Zealand rugby player
- Loukas Vyntra: Czech-Greek footballer
- Nora Zehetner: American actress
- Julie Zenatti: French singer born in an Algerian jewish family. Her father was an accomplished amateur pianist.
- Ella Grasso: Governor of Connecticut (Born 1919).
- Piaf opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 165 performances
- Military jury in North Carolina convicts Robert Garwood of collaborating with enemy.
- Largest Jell-O made (9,246 gallons of watermelon-flavor) in Brisbane, Australia.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kool & The Gang - Celebration
- Blondie - The Tide Is High
- Eddie Rabbitt - I Love A Rainy Night
- Dolly Parton - 9 To 5
- Rod Stewart - Passion
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
- Air Supply - Every Woman In The World
- John Lennon - Woman
- Diana Ross - It's My Turn
- Delbert McClinton - Giving It Up For Your Love
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