Wednesday 21 January 1981
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gillian Chung Yan-tung and Ivan Ergic.
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.
On TV people were watching Mystery!: Malice Aforethought.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Black Hole or Super Cobra.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 January 1981 ?
- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
- Gillian Chung Yan-tung: Hong Kong singer (Twins).
- Ivan Ergic: Serbian footballer.
- Izabella Miko: Movie Actress.
- Michel Telo: World Music Singer.
- Gillian Chung: Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actress (Twins).
- Jamie Dalrymple: English cricketer
- Masayuki Deai: Japanese actor
- Ivan Ergić: Serbian footballer
- Dany Heatley: Canadian ice hockey player
- Andy Lee: South Korean singer and actor (Shinhwa)
- Michel Teló: Brazilian singer-songwriter
- Bernhard Goetz is assault for 1st time on a New York subway train
- The first De Lorean DMC-12 automobile, a stainless steel sports car with gull-wing doors, rolls off the production line in Dunmurry, Northern Ireland.
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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