Monday 26 October 1981
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) by Christopher Cross.
In UK It's My Party by Dave Stewart With Barbara Gaskin was in the top 5 hits.
Halloween II, directed by Rick Rosenthal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving 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 October 1981 ?
- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
- St. Rusticus
- St. Gibitrudis
- St. Fulk
- St. Eadfrid
- St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
- St. Cuthbert
- St. Cedd
- St. Alfred the Great
- Roman festivals - first day of Ludi Victoriae Sullanae (until 1 November)
- R.C. Saints - October 26th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bean
- St. Evaristus
- St. Lucian
- St. Albinus
- St. Rogatian
- Sam Brown: American actor producer and screenwriter.
- Martina Schild: Swiss skier.
- Chou Ssu-Chi: Taiwanese baseball player.
- Girl Talk: American DJ and producer (Trey Told 'Em).
- Jarren Benton: Rapper.
- LA Dodgers beat the New York Yankees, 4 games to 2 in 78th World Series
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
- Sheena Easton - For Your Eyes Only
- Eddie Rabbitt - Step By Step
- Bob Seger - Tryin' To Live My Life Without You (Live)
- Little River Band - The Night Owls
- Dan Fogelberg - Hard To Say
- Rick Springfield - I've Done Everything For You
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