Sunday February 01, 1981
US date format: 2/1/1981, UK date format: 1/2/1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 1, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Graeme Smith and Luis Lama.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to The Tide Is High by Blondie.
In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits.
Eyewitness, directed by Peter Yates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Nice Girls Do by Irene Kassorla was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Settlers.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Solar Fox or Snafu.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 01, 1981?
- St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
- In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
- Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
- The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
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- 11th AFC-NFC pro bowl, NFC wins 21-7
- Duke Ellington-musical Sophisticated Ladies, premieres in New York City
- Dutch Antilles census is 231,932
- Sandra Palmer win LPGA Whirlpool Golf Championship of Deer Creek.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 01, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Blondie - The Tide Is High
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
- Kool & The Gang - Celebration
- Eddie Rabbitt - I Love A Rainy Night
- Air Supply - Every Woman In The World
- Rod Stewart - Passion
- Neil Diamond - Love On The Rocks
- Dolly Parton - 9 To 5
- Diana Ross - It's My Turn
- Barry Manilow - I Made It Through The Rain
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Lakeside - Fantastic Voyage
- The Jacksons - Heartbreak Hotel
- Aretha Franklin - United Together
- The Gap Band - Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)
- Yarbrough & Peoples - Don't Stop The Music
- Kool & The Gang - Celebration
- Parliament - Agony Of Defeet
- Barkays - Boogie Body Land
- Switch - Love Over And Over Again
- ConFunkShun - Too Tight
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 01If February 01, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 8 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on February 01, 1981?
On February 01, 1981 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is February 01, 1981?
On February 01, 1981 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on February 01, 1981?
On February 01, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 01, 1981?
On February 01, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on February 01, 1981?
On February 01, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 01, 1981?
On February 01, 1981 several famous people were born including, Luis Lama, Graeme Smith, Rob Austin.
Which famous people died on February 01, 1981?
Famous people died on February 01, 1981 include, Ernst Pepping, Donald Wills Douglas, Nils Geirr Tveitt.
What was the number one song in February 01, 1981?
The number one song in the week of February 01, 1981 was The Tide Is High by Blondie in US and Imagine by John Lennon in UK.
What were the top hits on February 01, 1981?
The top hits on February 01, 1981 were The Tide Is High by Blondie, (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon, Celebration by Kool & The Gang in US and Imagine by John Lennon, Antmusic by Adam & The Ants, Happy Christmas (War Is Over) by John & Yoko & The Plastic Ono Band With The Harlem Community Choir in UK.