Saturday 31 January 1981
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Tide Is High by Blondie.
In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits.
Scanners, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Covenant by James A. Michener 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 31 January 1981 ?
- Blessed Ludovica
- Saint Geminianus
- Saint Marcella
- Saint Pedro Nolasco
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
- Spanky Hayes: Comedian.
- Corinne Leigh: YouTube Star.
- Justin Timberlake: American musician who became famous as a member of the rock group 'N Sync, which included Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick.
- Julio Arca: Argentinian football player.
- Sébastien Castella: French matador, today regarded as one of the greatest matadors in the world.
- Amrita Arora: Indian actress
- Guillaume Rivière: French jockey, who had 130 victories, including a dozen on the Auteuil racetrack.
- The Tide Is High by Blondie hits #1
- Gaetan Boucher skates world record 1000m (1:13.39).
- 38th Golden Globes: Ordinary People, Coal Miner's Daughter.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eddie Rabbitt - I Love A Rainy Night
- Dolly Parton - 9 To 5
- Kool & The Gang - Celebration
- Blondie - The Tide Is High
- Neil Diamond - Love On The Rocks
- Rod Stewart - Passion
- Air Supply - Every Woman In The World
- Diana Ross - It's My Turn
- Barry Manilow - I Made It Through The Rain
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
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