Friday 18 September 1981
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross.
In UK Tainted Love by Soft Cell was in the top 5 hits.
Chariots of Fire, directed by Hugh Hudson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Cujo by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 18 September 1981 ?
- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- Celine Jourdan: French child victim, age six when she was raped and murdered by Didier Gentil during holidays at her dad's house, on 7/26/1988.
- Lucy Aharish: Israeli journalist and actress.
- JeA : South Korean singer-songwriter and producer (Brown Eyed Girls).
- Nicole da Silva: Australian actress.
- Sebastián Decoud: Argentinian tennis player.
- Assemblee Nationale votes to abolish capital punishment in France.
- France abolishes capital punishment.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- Juice Newton - Queen Of Hearts
- Stevie Nicks - Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
- Foreigner - Urgent
- Ronnie Milsap - (There's) No Gettin' Over Me
- Journey - Who's Crying Now
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- Commodores - Lady (You Bring Me Up)
- Eddie Rabbitt - Step By Step
- Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand
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