Monday 17 August 1981
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kristin Holt and Kristin Adams.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross.
In UK Green Door by Shakin' Stevens was in the top 5 hits.
An American Werewolf in London, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Noble House by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Now Get Out of That.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frogger or Laser Blast.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 August 1981 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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- Robert Russell Bennett: US Composer / arranger (Oklahoma!), dies at 87.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- Joey Scarbury - Theme From The Greatest American Hero (Believe It Or Not)
- Kenny Rogers - I Don't Need You
- Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand
- Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl
- Stevie Nicks - Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
- The Manhattan Transfer - Boy From New York City
- Juice Newton - Queen Of Hearts
- Ronnie Milsap - (There's) No Gettin' Over Me
- Commodores - Lady (You Bring Me Up)
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