Sunday 31 May 1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tasha Reid and Morgan Page.
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.
On TV people were watching I Can Jump Puddles.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Munchkin (Europe) K.C. Munchkin! (US) or Quest for the Rings.
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Which were the important events of 31 May 1981 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- Tasha Reid: Korean rapper.
- Morgan Page: American progressive and electro house DJ and music producer.
- Luca Manfe: Chef.
- Alan Navarro: Soccer Player.
- Mikael Antonsson: Swedish footballer.
- Yoon Mi-rae: American-South Korean singer (Uptown)
- Jake Peavy: American baseball player.
- Daniele Bonera: Italian footballer
- Cathy Reynolds wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championship.
- Burning of Jaffna library, Sri Lanka, It is one of the violent examples of ethnic biblioclasm of the twentieth century.
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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