Saturday 12 September 1981
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jered Guzman and Jennifer Hudson.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross.
In UK Green Door by Shakin' Stevens was in the top 5 hits.
The French Lieutenant's Woman, directed by Karel Reisz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Cujo by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Seeing Things.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Freeway or Strategy X.
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- Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
- Cape Verde - National Day
- Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
- RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
- Jered Guzman: Garden Grove, California -- Pairs skater (with Natalie Vlandis).
- Jennifer Hudson: American singer and actress.
- Hosea Chanchez: TV Actor.
- Marty Adams: Canadian actor and screenwriter.
- Alan Arruda: Brazilian footballer.
- Staciana Stitts: American swimmer
- 95th US Womens Tennis: Tracy Austin beats M Navratilova (16 76 76)
- Elizabeth Ward (Arkansas), 20, crowned 54th Miss America 1982
- Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
- Red Sox rookie Bob Ojeda no-hits Yanks for 8 innings before Rick Cerone and Dave Winfield lead off 9th with back-to-back doubles
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand
- Stevie Nicks - Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
- Foreigner - Urgent
- Ronnie Milsap - (There's) No Gettin' Over Me
- Juice Newton - Queen Of Hearts
- Journey - Who's Crying Now
- Commodores - Lady (You Bring Me Up)
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- Eddie Rabbitt - Step By Step
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