Wednesday 30 December 1981
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ali Al Habsi and Michael Rodriguez.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK Don't You Want Me by The Human League was in the top 5 hits.
Neighbors, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Price iz radionice.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Avenger or Qix.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 December 1981 ?
- The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
- Philippines - Rizal Day
- Ali Al Habsi: Omani footballer.
- Michael Rodriguez: Costa Rican footballer.
- Cédric Carrasso: French football (soccer) player, who currently plays as a goalkeeper for Bordeaux.
- KWill : South Korean singer-songwriter dancer and actor.
- Ali Al-Habsi: Omani footballer.
- Haley Paige: Mexican-American porn actress and director (d. 2007)
- Michael Rodríguez: Costa Rican footballer
- Reef the Lost Cauze: American rapper (JuJu Mob and Army of the Pharaohs)
- Matt Ulrich: American football player
- Alfie Anido: Filipino actor (Born 1959).
- In the 39th game of his 3rd NHL season Wayne Gretzky scores 5 goals giving him 50 on the year setting a new NHL record previously held by Maurice Richard and Mike Bossy who earlier had each scored 50 goals in 50 games.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
- Rod Stewart - Young Turks
- Quarterflash - Harden My Heart
- Diana Ross - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
- Stevie Nicks - Leather And Lace
- Journey - Don't Stop Believin'
- Lindsey Buckingham - Trouble
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