Sunday 28 June 1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Brandon Phillips and Savage .
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.
On TV people were watching Bellamy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crossfire or Eastern Front (1941).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 June 1981 ?
- Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
- Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
- National Handshake Day
- Brandon Phillips: American baseball player.
- Savage : Rapper.
- Michael Crafter: Australian singer-songwriter (Confession I Killed the Prom Queen Carpathian and Bury Your Dead).
- Guillermo Martínez: Cuban javelin thrower.
- Piaf closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 165 performances
- 74 government officials die in attack in Iran
- Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Golf Tournament
- A powerful bomb explodes in Tehran, killing 73 officials of Islamic Republic Party.
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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