Wednesday July 01, 1981
US date format: 7/1/1981, UK date format: 1/7/1981
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Amanda Seales and Amanda Diva.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes.
In UK Being With You by Smokey Robinson was in the top 5 hits.
Endless Love, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Reflex by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Okres na severu.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing SwordThrust or Defender.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 01, 1981?
- Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
- 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
- In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
- Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
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- NEC soccer team forms in Nijmegen
- Prince Willem Alexander opens Willems Bridge in Rotterdam
- Radio Shack 3rd release of Model III TRSDOS 1.3
- Laurel Canyon California murders (four die, one wounded).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 01, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- George Harrison - All Those Years Ago
- Air Supply - The One That You Love
- Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - You Make My Dreams
- Oak Ridge Boys - Elvira
- Stars On 45 - Medley
- Ray Parker Jr. - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- Joey Scarbury - Theme From The Greatest American Hero (Believe It Or Not)
- Kenny Rogers - I Don't Need You
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 01If July 01, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 3 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 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 July 01, 1981?
On July 01, 1981 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is July 01, 1981?
On July 01, 1981 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 01, 1981?
On July 01, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 01, 1981?
On July 01, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on July 01, 1981?
On July 01, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 01, 1981?
On July 01, 1981 several famous people were born including, Amanda Seales, Carlo del Fava, Amanda Diva.
Which famous people died on July 01, 1981?
Famous people died on July 01, 1981 include, George Voskovec, Carlos de Oliveira, Rushton Moreve.
What was the number one song in July 01, 1981?
The number one song in the week of July 01, 1981 was Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes in US and Being With You by Smokey Robinson in UK.
What were the top hits on July 01, 1981?
The top hits on July 01, 1981 were Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes, All Those Years Ago by George Harrison, The One That You Love by Air Supply in US and Being With You by Smokey Robinson, One Day In Your Life by Michael Jackson, More Than In Love by Kate Robbins & Beyond in UK.