Wednesday 8 April 1981
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rebecca Wilson in Queensland and Brian Burres.
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.
On TV people were watching Si unyil.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventure A or Arena of Octos.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 April 1981 ?
- Saint Constance
- Buddha's Birthday in Japan
- Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
- Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
- Rebecca Wilson in Queensland: Australia; gymnast (Olympics-1996).
- Brian Burres: American baseball player.
- Lito Sheppard: American football cornerback.
- Fred Bousquet: French swimmer.
- Frédérick Bousquet: French swimming champion and a record holder for speed in the freestyle.
- Islanders scored 9 goals against Toronto in playoffs
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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