Sunday August 02, 1981
US date format: 8/2/1981, UK date format: 2/8/1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 2, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Aleksander Emelianenko and Alexander Emelianenko.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield.
In UK Ghost Town by The Specials was in the top 5 hits.
Gallipoli, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The White Hotel by D.M. Thomas was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching O anthropakos.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Kong or Ulysses and the Golden Fleece.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 02, 1981?
- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
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- Australia set 151 to win, all out 121, Botham 5-11 in 14 overs
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 02, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl
- Air Supply - The One That You Love
- Joey Scarbury - Theme From The Greatest American Hero (Believe It Or Not)
- Kenny Rogers - I Don't Need You
- Oak Ridge Boys - Elvira
- Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- The Manhattan Transfer - Boy From New York City
- Marty Balin - Hearts
- Juice Newton - Queen Of Hearts
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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?