Saturday 30 May 1981
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes.
In UK Stand And Deliver by Adam & The Ants was in the top 5 hits.
The Haunting of Julia, directed by Richard Loncraine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Noble House by James Clavell 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 30 May 1981 ?
- Saint Reinhilde
- Peru ? National Potato Day .
- United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
- Saint Ferdinand III
- Saint Gabinus
- Saint Jeanne d'Arc
- Trinidad and Tobago ? Indian Arrival Day(National Holiday).
- Devendra Banhart: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Megapuss).
- Blake Bashoff: American actor.
- Gianmaria Bruni: Italian race car driver.
- Ahmad Elrich: Australian footballer.
- Lars Madsen: Danish handball player.
- Hisanori Takada: Japanese footballer
- Lars M?ller Madsen: Danish handball player
- Remy Ma: American rapper
- Assia El Hannouni: French track and field athlete who specialises in the 800 metres Paralympic sprint. She has Retinitis pigmentosa which means that she is almost blind, with less than one tenth vision in her left eye, and zero in her right eye. She also runs against athletes without disabilities, in 800m sprint events.
- Ziaur Rahmen: President of Bangladesh, is assassinated by a group of rebel officers.
- Nightline extends from 4 nights to 5 nights a week (Friday)
- Bangladesh President Ziaur Rahman is shot by group of rebel officers
- LA Dodgers are quickest to get 1,000,000 attendence (22 games)
- Bangladesh President Ziaur Rahman is assassinated in Chittagong.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- Stars On 45 - Medley
- Taste Of Honey, A - Sukiyaki
- REO Speedwagon - Take It On The Run
- Gino Vannelli - Living Inside Myself
- Grover Washington Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- Ray Parker Jr. - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- Styx - Too Much Time On My Hands
- John Lennon - Watching The Wheels
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