Tuesday 10 February 1981
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include The Reverend and Uzo Aduba.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Celebration by Kool & The Gang.
In UK Shaddup You Face by Joe Dolce Music Theatre was in the top 5 hits.
The Dark Road, directed by F.W. Murnau, 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 Mystery!: Malice Aforethought.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crush, Crumble and Chomp! or Strange Odyssey.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 February 1981 ?
- Catholicism - Saint Scholastica; World Marriage Day.
- Malta - St. Paul's Shipwreck day. Catholicism in Malta.
- Saint Silvanus
- Saint Charalampe
- Saint Austreberta
- Blessed Arnaud
- Blessed Hugo (d. 1164)
- Italy - National Memorial Day of the Exiles and Foibe to commemorate Italian Istrian and Dalmatian exiliee and Foibe massacres.
- The Reverend: Tholomew Plague; American drummer (Avenged Sevenfold).
- Uzo Aduba: American actress.
- Holly Willoughby: British TV presenter.
- Rob Czar: YouTube Star.
- Christian Fickert: German footballer.
- 8 killed and 198 injured by fire at Las Vegas Hilton
- A fire at the Las Vegas Hilton hotel-casino kills eight and injures 198.
- 33rd NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beat Wales 4-1 at Los Angeles, California.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kool & The Gang - Celebration
- Dolly Parton - 9 To 5
- Eddie Rabbitt - I Love A Rainy Night
- Blondie - The Tide Is High
- Rod Stewart - Passion
- John Lennon - Woman
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
- REO Speedwagon - Keep On Loving You
- Delbert McClinton - Giving It Up For Your Love
- Steely Dan - Hey Nineteen
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