Friday May 01, 1981
US date format: 5/1/1981, UK date format: 1/5/1981
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Aliaksandr Hleb and Wes Welker.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Morning Train (Nine To Five) by Sheena Easton.
In UK Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits.
Pixote, directed by Hector Babenco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Company Of Women by Mary Gordon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Okres na severu.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Strategy X or Asylum.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 01, 1981?
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- Billie Jean King admits to a lesbian affair with Marilyn Barnett
- Radio Shack releases Model III TRSDOS 1.3
- Harrison Williams (Senator-Democrat-New Jersey) convicted on FBI Abscam charges.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 01, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sheena Easton - Morning Train (Nine To Five)
- Grover Washington Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- Juice Newton - Angel Of The Morning
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Kiss On My List
- Blondie - Rapture
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- Steve Winwood - While You See A Chance
- Gino Vannelli - Living Inside Myself
- Eric Clapton - I Can't Stand It
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- A Taste Of Honey - Sukiyaki
- Grover Washington, Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- Champaign - How 'bout Us
- Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- Atlantic Starr - When Love Calls
- Chaka Khan - What Cha' Gonna Do For Me
- Tom Browne - Thighs High (Grip Your Hips And Move)
- The Whispers - It's A Love Thing
- Quincy Jones - Ai No Corrida (I-No-Ko-ree-da)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 01If May 01, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 4 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 2 days.
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 May 01, 1981?
On May 01, 1981 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is May 01, 1981?
On May 01, 1981 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 01, 1981?
On May 01, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 01, 1981?
On May 01, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 01, 1981?
On May 01, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 01, 1981?
On May 01, 1981 several famous people were born including, Aliaksandr Hleb, Wes Welker, Derek Asamoah.
Which famous people died on May 01, 1981?
Famous people died on May 01, 1981 include, Clarence A Bacote, Peter Huchel.
What was the number one song in May 01, 1981?
The number one song in the week of May 01, 1981 was Morning Train (Nine To Five) by Sheena Easton in US and Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz in UK.
What were the top hits on May 01, 1981?
The top hits on May 01, 1981 were Morning Train (Nine To Five) by Sheena Easton, Just The Two Of Us by Grover Washington Jr., Being With You by Smokey Robinson in US and Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz, This Ole House by Shakin' Stevens, Lately by Stevie Wonder in UK.