Sunday 18 October 1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) by Christopher Cross.
In UK It's My Party by Dave Stewart With Barbara Gaskin was in the top 5 hits.
The Evil Dead, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
- USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
- Tommy Joe Ratliff: American Bassist/Guitarist/Keyboardist.
- Tina Hergold: Slovenian tennis player.
- Greg Warren: American football player.
- Richard Vuu: Actor (Last Emperor).
- Tommy Ratliff: Guitarist.
- Poland General Jaruzelski elected party leader
- New York Giants Joe Danelo ties NFL record of six field goals in a game.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
- Stevie Nicks - Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
- Sheena Easton - For Your Eyes Only
- Journey - Who's Crying Now
- Eddie Rabbitt - Step By Step
- Little River Band - The Night Owls
- Dan Fogelberg - Hard To Say
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