Thursday 10 December 1981
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Fabio Rochemback and Taufik Batisah.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie was in the top 5 hits.
Over the Edge, directed by Jonathan Kaplan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Donkey.bas or Kaboom!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 December 1981 ?
- Fabio Rochemback: Brazilian footballer.
- Taufik Batisah: Singaporean singer.
- Ryan Pini: Papua New Guinean swimmer.
- Fábio Rochemback: Brazilian footballer.
- John Kieran: TV host (Information Please), dies at 89.
- During the Ministerial Session of the North Atlantic Council in Brussels, Spain signs the Protocol of Accession to NATO.
- Boxing: Muhammad Ali loses to Trevor Berbick this proved to be Ali's last-ever fight.
- El Mozote massacre: In El Salvador, army units kill 900 civilians.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
- The Police - Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
- Commodores - Oh No
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove
- Rod Stewart - Young Turks
- Air Supply - Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You)
- Diana Ross - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
- Quarterflash - Harden My Heart
- Journey - Don't Stop Believin'
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