Friday 27 February 1981
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Elodie Ouedraogo and Josh Groban.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to I Love A Rainy Night by Eddie Rabbitt.
In UK Vienna by Ultravox was in the top 5 hits.
The Dark Road, directed by F.W. Murnau, 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 Fatty & George.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fantasy or Lady Bug.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 February 1981 ?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 2 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
- Elodie Ouedraogo: Belgian athlete.
- Josh Groban: American vocalist, a baritone, with a classical-pop crossover style, In late 1998, he was introduced by his vocal coach to Grammy-winning producer/arranger David Foster, and that meeting led to a last-minute performance at an inaugural program for then-governor of California, Gray Davis.
- Will Devaughn: German-Filipino model and actor.
- Evi Goffin: Belgian singer-songwriter (Lasgo).
- Cameron Ling: Australian Rules footballer.
- Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder record Ebony and Ivory
- Greatest passenger load on a commercial airliner-610 on Boeing 747.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eddie Rabbitt - I Love A Rainy Night
- Dolly Parton - 9 To 5
- John Lennon - Woman
- Kool & The Gang - Celebration
- REO Speedwagon - Keep On Loving You
- Styx - The Best Of Times
- Blondie - The Tide Is High
- Delbert McClinton - Giving It Up For Your Love
- Dan Fogelberg - Same Old Lang Syne
- ABBA - The Winner Takes It All
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