Tuesday 1 December 1981
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Park Hyo-shin and Luke McPharlin.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie was in the top 5 hits.
On Golden Pond, directed by Mark Rydell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Best Of Dear Abby by Abigail Van Buren was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Solar Fox or Stargate.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1981 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Park Hyo-shin: South Korean singer-songwriter and actor.
- Luke McPharlin: Australian rules footballer.
- I Wirawan: Indonesian footballer.
- 180 dies as Yugoslav DC-9 jetliner slams into a mountain
- Yugoslavic DC-9 crashes into mountain at Corsica, 174 killed
- The AIDS virus is officially recognized.
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
- The Police - Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
- Commodores - Oh No
- Air Supply - Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You)
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove
- Rod Stewart - Young Turks
- Diana Ross - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
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