Saturday 11 April 1981
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 11 April 1981 ?
- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
Famous Birthdays:11 April
- Marie Ney: Dies at 85.
- Race riot in London area of Brixton
- Ronald Reagan arrives home from hospital after Hinkley shot him
- US President Ronald Reagan returns to the White House from hospital after being shot on March 30.
- Valerie Bertinelli marries Eddie Van Halen.
- Larry Holmes beats Trevor Holmes in 15 rounds for heavyweight boxing title.
- A massive riot in Brixton, South London, results in almost 300 police injuries and 65 serious civilian injuries.
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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
- Sheena Easton - Morning Train (Nine To Five)
- REO Speedwagon - Keep On Loving You
- John Lennon - Woman
- Grover Washington Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- Styx - The Best Of Times
- Don McLean - Crying
- Steve Winwood - While You See A Chance
- The Police - Don't Stand So Close To Me
Make this date unforgettable
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?