Friday 22 May 1981
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bryan Danielson and Jurgen Melzer.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes.
In UK Stand And Deliver by Adam & The Ants was in the top 5 hits.
The Haunting of Julia, directed by Richard Loncraine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Noble House by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shillingbury Tales.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing GORF or Quest 1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 May 1981 ?
- Saint Humilita
- Saint Rita of Cascia
- Victoria Day in Canada
- World Biodiversity Day.
- Republic of Yemen - National Day.
- National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
- National Maritime Day in the United States.()
- Saint Atto
- Saint Emile
- Saint Fulk
- Saint Lupus
- Saint Romanus
- Saint Julia
- Saint Renata of Bavaria
- Bryan Danielson: American professional wrestler.
- Jurgen Melzer: Austrian tennis player.
- Daniel Bryan: Wrestler.
- Lee Bullock: English footballer.
- Juan Calma: Filippino visual artist and architect.
- Du Chun: Chinese actor
- Melissa Gregory: American figure skater.
- Jana Hlaváčková: Czech tennis player
- Daniel Holdsworth: Australian singer and guitarist (Tubular Bells for Two)
- Bassel Khartabil: Syrian computer programmer and engineer
- Jürgen Melzer: Austrian tennis player
- Matthew Newbury: English businessman
- Sara Pascoe: British comedian
- Louis Talpe: Belgian actor
- Soyuz 40 returns to Earth.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- Grover Washington Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- Juice Newton - Angel Of The Morning
- Stars On 45 - Medley
- REO Speedwagon - Take It On The Run
- Gino Vannelli - Living Inside Myself
- Taste Of Honey, A - Sukiyaki
- Styx - Too Much Time On My Hands
- John Lennon - Watching The Wheels
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