Sunday 30 August 1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross.
In UK Green Door by Shakin' Stevens was in the top 5 hits.
Gallipoli, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Cujo by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 30 August 1981 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- German Legarreta: American actor.
- Adam Wainwright: American baseball player.
- Germán Legarreta: Puerto Rican-American actor.
- Mohammad Javad Bahonar: Prime Minister of Iran, assassinated by a bomb.
- Mohammad Ali Rajai: president of Iran, and Mohammad Javad Bahonar, prime minister of Iran, are assassinated by a bomb.
- Vera-Ellen : Actress (Big Leaguer, On the Town), dies of cancer at 55.
- Mohammad-Ali Rajai: Iranian politician 2nd President of Iran (d. 1981).
- Joanne Carner wins Columbia Savings LPGA Golf Classic
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand
- Joey Scarbury - Theme From The Greatest American Hero (Believe It Or Not)
- Stevie Nicks - Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
- Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl
- Juice Newton - Queen Of Hearts
- Ronnie Milsap - (There's) No Gettin' Over Me
- Foreigner - Urgent
- Commodores - Lady (You Bring Me Up)
- Journey - Who's Crying Now
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