Tuesday 17 March 1981, St. Patrick's Day
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Servet Cetin and Kyle Korver.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Keep On Loving You by REO Speedwagon.
In UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits.
The Postman Always Rings Twice, directed by Bob Rafelson, 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 Löwenzahn.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eastern Front (1941) or Sky Skipper.
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- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Servet Cetin: Turkish football player.
- Kyle Korver: American basketball player.
- Aaron Baddeley: American-Australian golfer.
- Servet Çetin: Turkish footballer.
- Eva Fislová: Slovak tennis player.
- Thorsten Stuckmann: German footballer
- Paul Dean: Canadian guitarist (Loverboy and Streetheart).
- FC Lisse, Dutch soccer team, forms.
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