Wednesday February 04, 1981
US date format: 2/4/1981, UK date format: 4/2/1981
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 4, 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 Johan Vansummeren and Jason Kapono.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Celebration by Kool & The Gang.
In UK Shaddup You Face by Joe Dolce Music Theatre was in the top 5 hits.
Barsaat Ki Ek Raat, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Come Pour The Wine by Cynthia Freeman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Settlers.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eastern Front (1941) or Thief.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 04, 1981?
- Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
- Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
- Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
- Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 04, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Lakeside - Fantastic Voyage
- The Jacksons - Heartbreak Hotel
- Aretha Franklin - United Together
- The Gap Band - Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)
- Yarbrough & Peoples - Don't Stop The Music
- Kool & The Gang - Celebration
- Barkays - Boogie Body Land
- ConFunkShun - Too Tight
- Switch - Love Over And Over Again
- The Jones Girls - I Just Love The Man
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 04If February 04, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 7 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 9 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?