Thursday July 02, 1981
US date format: 7/2/1981, UK date format: 2/7/1981
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 2, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kayliah (singer) and Ángel Pagán.
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 Cranston Manor or Munchkin (Europe) K.C. Munchkin! (US).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 02, 1981?
- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
- The Wonderland Gang is brutally murdered in a massacre involving Eddie Nash.
- Robert Emmett Keane: Actor (Rookie Cop, Red Dragon).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 02, 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?