Friday 23 January 1981
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 23 January 1981 ?
- Pie Day
- The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
- Julia Jones: Native American actress.
- Sarai : American rapper and actress.
- Rob Friend: Canadian soccer player.
- 1st Richard Nixon museum opens (San Clemente, California)
- Red Sox trade Fred Lynn to Angels for Frank Tanana and Joe Rudi
- First Richard Nixon museum opens (San Clemente, California).
- Jochem Bird elected mayor of West Berlin.
- Mike Bossy becomes first in NHL to score 50 goals in 50 games.
- An earthquake of 6.8 magnitude in Sichuan, China kills 150.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eddie Rabbitt - I Love A Rainy Night
- Blondie - The Tide Is High
- Neil Diamond - Love On The Rocks
- Barbra Streisand - Guilty
- Rod Stewart - Passion
- Air Supply - Every Woman In The World
- Diana Ross - It's My Turn
- The Police - De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
- Bruce Springsteen - Hungry Heart
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 23 January 1981 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?