Friday July 03, 1981
US date format: 7/3/1981, UK date format: 3/7/1981
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 3, 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 Justin Torkildsen and Inés Arrimadas.
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 Astro Fantasia or Bosconian.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 03, 1981?
- National holiday in Belarus
- Feast day of Saint Thomas
- Start of the Dog Days
- 88th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats H Mandlikova (62 62)
- New York City transit fare rises from 60 cents to 75 cents, new brass Y-cut-out token
- First mention in the New York Times of a disease that would later be called AIDS
- The Toxteth riots in Liverpool, UK start after a mob saves a youth from being arrested. Shortly afterward, the Chapeltown riots in Leeds start after increased racial tension.
- Ross Martin: Grodek, Poland -- Actor (Mr Lucky, Wild...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 03, 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 03If July 03, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 2 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 14 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?