Monday 6 April 1981
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss On My List by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 April 1981 ?
- Saint Isolde
- Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
- The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
- In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
- Saint Balderik
- Saint Marcellinus of Carthage (d.413)
- St. Sixtus
- Saint Wineboud
- Blessed Notker
- The start of the tax year in the United Kingdom (arising from the 11 day correction to March 25 at the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752).
- Kari Jobe: American singer-songwriter.
- Eliza Coupe: American actress.
- Robert Earnshaw: Zambian-Welsh footballer.
- Jeff Faine: American football player.
- Alex Suarez: American bass player (Cobra Starship and This Is Ivy League).
- Yugoslav government sends troops to Kosovo.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Kiss On My List
- Blondie - Rapture
- Styx - The Best Of Times
- John Lennon - Woman
- Grover Washington Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- Sheena Easton - Morning Train (Nine To Five)
- Don McLean - Crying
- Steve Winwood - While You See A Chance
- REO Speedwagon - Keep On Loving You
- The Police - Don't Stand So Close To Me
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