Monday 12 October 1981
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) by Christopher Cross.
In UK It's My Party by Dave Stewart With Barbara Gaskin 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 October 1981 ?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- Sneha : Indian model and actress.
- Engin Akyürek: Turkish actor.
- Shola Ameobi: Nigerian-English footballer.
- Brian Kerr: Scottish footballer.
- Giuseppe Lanzone: American rower.
- Brian Smith: American actor
- Conrad Smith: New Zealand rugby player
- Sun Tiantian: Chinese female tennis player
- Ayesha Omer: TV Actress
- Tom Guiry: American actor
- Engin Akyurek: TV Actor
- Marlowe opens at Rialto Theater NYC for 48 performances
- 15th Country Music Association Award
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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)
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
- Stevie Nicks - Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
- Sheena Easton - For Your Eyes Only
- Journey - Who's Crying Now
- Eddie Rabbitt - Step By Step
- Little River Band - The Night Owls
- Dan Fogelberg - Hard To Say
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