Monday 19 January 1981
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon.
In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits.
Scanners, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Covenant by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 January 1981 ?
- Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
- Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
- St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- National Popcorn Day in United States of America, however some claim this is whatever day the Superbowl lands on.
- The unofficial National Popcorn Day
- Asier Del Horno: Spanish footballer.
- Lucho Gonzalez: Argentine footballer.
- Paolo Bugia: Filipino basketball player.
- Asier del Horno: Spanish footballer.
- Lucho González: Argentinian footballer.
- Dimosthenis Manousakis: Greek footballer
- Jaanus Nõmmsalu: Estonian volleyball player
- Kerby Raymundo: Filipino basketball player
- Bitsie Tulloch: American actress
- US and Iran sign agreement to release 52 American hostages
- Muhammad Ali talks a despondent 21-year old out of committing suicide.
- Iran Hostage Crisis: United States and Iranian officials sign an agreement to release 52 American hostages after 14 months of captivity.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
- Neil Diamond - Love On The Rocks
- Blondie - The Tide Is High
- Barbra Streisand - Guilty
- Bruce Springsteen - Hungry Heart
- Air Supply - Every Woman In The World
- Rod Stewart - Passion
- Eddie Rabbitt - I Love A Rainy Night
- Diana Ross - It's My Turn
- The Police - De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da
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