Thursday 22 January 1981
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Willa Ford American singer and Chantelle Anderson.
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 Freeway or Warp & Warp.
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Which were the important events of 22 January 1981 ?
- New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
- Willa Ford American singer: television hostess, and actress.
- Chantelle Anderson: American basketball player.
- Jeannette Biedermann: German singer, actress and TV personality.
- Beverley Mitchell: American actress.
- Willa Ford: American singer-songwriter producer and actress.
- Ben Moody: American singer-songwriter guitarist producer and actor (Evanescence We Are the Fallen and The Halo Method)
- Ibrahima Sonko: French footballer
- Guy Wilks: English race car driver
- 40th Islander shut-out opponent-3-0 vs. Red Wings-Billy Smith 15th
- O A Bum Phillips becomes head coach of New Orleans Saints
- Angela Buchanan takes office as US Treasurer.
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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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