Sunday 22 February 1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to 9 To 5 by Dolly Parton.
In UK Vienna by Ultravox was in the top 5 hits.
The Dark Road, directed by F.W. Murnau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Covenant by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 22 February 1981 ?
- Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
- United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
- Ash Wednesday in 2023.
- Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
- The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts celebrates this day as "Thinking Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell, and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.
- Gemma Collins: Reality Star.
- Jeanette Biedermann: German singer-songwriter and actress.
- Adrienne Pickering: Australian actress.
- Fredson Camara: Brazilian footballer.
- Michael Maltese: American actor screenwriter and composer (d. 1981).
- Amy Alcott wins LPGA Bent Tree Ladies Golf Classic.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dolly Parton - 9 To 5
- Eddie Rabbitt - I Love A Rainy Night
- Kool & The Gang - Celebration
- John Lennon - Woman
- Blondie - The Tide Is High
- REO Speedwagon - Keep On Loving You
- Styx - The Best Of Times
- Delbert McClinton - Giving It Up For Your Love
- Dan Fogelberg - Same Old Lang Syne
- Steely Dan - Hey Nineteen
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