Friday 6 February 1981
It was Friday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 6 February 1981 ?
- Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
- Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
- Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
- Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
- Saint Vedastus (+540)
- Saint Dorothea, patron saint of florists
- Saint Paul Miki
- Ricky Barnes: American professional golfer.
- Shim Eun-jin: South Korean singer and actress (Baby V.O.
- Alison Haislip: American actress and TV personality.
- Jens Lekman: Swedish singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Ty Warren: American football player.
- Calum Best: British-American former fashion model turned celebrity, and television personality. Best is the son of Northern Ireland football legend George Best (1946-2005) and his first wife Angie, an English model and former Playboy Bunny. George Best was well known for his footballing skills and drinking problems; Calum Best is a patron of The National Association for Children of Alcoholics ("Nacoa"), a UK charity providing support to children affected by a parent's drinking.
- Shim Eun Jin: South Korean singer (Baby V.O.X.)
- Brady Brides, debuts on NBC TV
- Beatles McCartney, Starr and Harrison record a tribute to John Lennon
- Suleiman Nyambui runs world record 5k indoor (13:20.4).
- The National Resistance Army of Uganda launches an attack on a Ugandan Army installation in the central Mubende District to begin the Ugandan Bush War.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eddie Rabbitt - I Love A Rainy Night
- Dolly Parton - 9 To 5
- Kool & The Gang - Celebration
- Blondie - The Tide Is High
- John Lennon - Woman
- Rod Stewart - Passion
- Air Supply - Every Woman In The World
- Delbert McClinton - Giving It Up For Your Love
- Diana Ross - It's My Turn
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
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