Tuesday 18 August 1981
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cesar Delgado and Dimitris Salpigidis.
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 Colony 7 or Quest 1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 August 1981 ?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Cesar Delgado: Argentine footballer.
- Dimitris Salpigidis: Greek footballer.
- Carla Khan: Pakistani Squash Player.
- Jon Schneck: American musician (Relient K).
- César Delgado: Argentinian footballer.
- Dimitris Salpingidis: Greek footballer
- Anita Loos: American writer.
- My Fair Lady opens at Uris Theater NYC for 119 performances
- Jerry Lewis appears on Donahue to defend Telethons
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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