Friday 9 October 1981
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Zachery Ty and Gaël Givet.
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.
The Evil Dead, directed by Sam Raimi, 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.
On TV people were watching Flid, fedt og snyd.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Utopia or Venture.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 October 1981 ?
- Zachery Ty: Bryan; American actor.
- Gaël Givet: French football/soccer player who currently plays for Arles-Avignon in Ligue 2. He is a left-footed centre back who can also play left-back.
- Zachery Bryan: TV Actor.
- Darius Miles: American basketball player.
- Abolition of capital punishment in France.
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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