Monday 5 October 1981
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross.
In UK Tainted Love by Soft Cell was in the top 5 hits.
My Dinner with Andre, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving 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 5 October 1981 ?
- Joel Lindpere: Estonian footballer.
- Andy Nägelein: German footballer.
- Kelvin Tan: Singaporean singer-songwriter.
- Kelvin Tan Wei Lian: Singaporean singer.
- Tito Bambino: Reggae Singer.
- Dutch guilder / Deutsche mark revalued up 5.5%
- Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg becomes an honarary American
- Deceased Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg becomes an honarary American citizen.
- Raoul Wallenberg becomes an honorary U.S. citizen.
- Raoul Wallenberg becomes posthumously honorary citizen of the United States
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- Stevie Nicks - Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
- Journey - Who's Crying Now
- Sheena Easton - For Your Eyes Only
- Eddie Rabbitt - Step By Step
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
- Foreigner - Urgent
- ELO - Hold On Tight
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