Tuesday 21 April 1981
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Stephanie Larimore and Allan Menzies.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss On My List by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
In UK Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits.
Excalibur, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Covenant by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Funny Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Count or Quest for the Rings.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 April 1981 ?
- Rome - city birthday.
- Saint Wolbodo
- Saint Konrad von Parzham
- Saint Anastasius I
- Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
- Texas-San Jacinto Day
- Grounation Day in Rastafari movement.
- Sunni Islam - Mawlid, Prophet Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Roman Empire - the Parilia was held in honor of Pales.
- Bah�'f Faith - First day of the festival of Ridv�n.
- Tiradentes - Brazil.
- Stephanie Larimore: American model.
- Allan Menzies: British murderer who killed a friend, claiming in court that the character "Queen Akasha" from the 2002 vampire horror film "Queen of the Damned" told him to do it.
- Mads Junker: Danish footballer.
- Luis Manzano: Filipino actor and singer.
- Nao Oikawa: Japanese actress and television personality.
- US furnishes US$1 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Kiss On My List
- Sheena Easton - Morning Train (Nine To Five)
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- Grover Washington Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- Juice Newton - Angel Of The Morning
- Blondie - Rapture
- Steve Winwood - While You See A Chance
- John Lennon - Woman
- Styx - The Best Of Times
- The Police - Don't Stand So Close To Me
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