Friday 13 February 1981
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Matias Aguero and Luisao.
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 Asylum or President Elect.
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Which were the important events of 13 February 1981 ?
- Matias Aguero: Argentine-born Italian rugby player.
- Luisao: Brazilian footballer.
- Shane Told: Metal Singer.
- Luisão : Brazilian footballer.
- Matías Agüero: Argentinian-Italian rugby player.
- Sam Burley: American middle-distance track athlete
- Liam Miller: Irish footballer
- Luke Ridnour: American basketball player
- Longest sentence published by New York Times-1286 words
- Rupert Murdoch buys The Times and The Sunday Times for ?12 million.
- A series of sewer explosions destroys more than two miles of streets in Louisville, Kentucky.
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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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