Thursday April 02, 1981
US date format: 4/2/1981, UK date format: 2/4/1981
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 2, 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 Bethany Joy Galeotti Lenz and Adam Shulman.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Rapture by Blondie.
In UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits.
Death Hunt, directed by Peter R. Hunt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Creation by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Belle and Sebastian.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eliminator or Stone Sling (Europe) Smithereens! (US).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 02, 1981?
- JP and Trang in Valleyfair
- Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
- Blessed Arnold of Leuven
- International Children's Book Day
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- Heavy battle between Christian militia and Syrian army in East Lebanon.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 02, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- The Whispers - It's A Love Thing
- Sister Sledge - All American Girls
- Tom Browne - Thighs High (Grip Your Hips And Move)
- A Taste Of Honey - Sukiyaki
- Grover Washington, Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- Yarbrough & Peoples - Don't Stop The Music
- Slave - Watching You
- Champaign - How 'bout Us
- T-Connection - Everything Is Cool
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next April 02If April 02, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 5 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 12 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?