Saturday 19 December 1981
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Stevie Ficker and Kim Walker-Smith.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK Don't You Want Me by The Human League was in the top 5 hits.
Neighbors, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Fantasia or Donkey.bas.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 December 1981 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Stevie Ficker: Miss Oregon Teen USA (1997).
- Kim Walker-Smith: Gospel Singer.
- Grégory Dufer: Belgian footballer.
- Eriko Sato: Japanese actress.
- Sixteen lives are lost when the Penlee lifeboat goes to the aid of the stricken coaster Union Star in heavy seas.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove
- Commodores - Oh No
- Rod Stewart - Young Turks
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
- Diana Ross - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
- Quarterflash - Harden My Heart
- Journey - Don't Stop Believin'
- Stevie Nicks - Leather And Lace
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