Wednesday 7 January 1981, Orthodox Christmas
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marquis Daniels and Alex Auld.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon.
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.
On TV people were watching Nanny.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 005 or Kick.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 January 1981 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
- Marquis Daniels: American basketball player.
- Alex Auld: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Daniels: American basketball player.
- Travis Friend: Zimbabwean cricketer.
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