Friday 26 June 1981
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes.
In UK Being With You by Smokey Robinson was in the top 5 hits.
Dragonslayer, directed by Matthew Robbins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Noble House by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 June 1981 ?
- Saints John and Paul
- The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
- Flag Day in Romania
- Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
- Independence Day in Madagascar
- Saint Josemarfa Escriv� (d. 1975)
- Natalya Antyukh: Russian sprinter and hurdler.
- Paolo Cannavaro: Italian footballer.
- Andrea Gibbs: Australian actress and radio host.
- Kanako Kondō: Japanese voice actress and singer.
- Damien Sargue: French singer and actor.
- Takashi Toritani: Japanese baseball player
- Peter Kreuder: German musician, pianist, songwriter, and composer.
- For Your Eyes Only premieres in US
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- Stars On 45 - Medley
- Taste Of Honey, A - Sukiyaki
- Ray Parker Jr. - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- George Harrison - All Those Years Ago
- Air Supply - The One That You Love
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - You Make My Dreams
- Neil Diamond - America
- Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl
- Oak Ridge Boys - Elvira
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