Wednesday 4 February 1981
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
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 Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits.
Scanners, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Goodbye, Darkness by William Manchester was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mystery!: Malice Aforethought.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arena of Octos or Crazy Kong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 February 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.
- Saint Gilbert (d. 1189)
- Saint John Hector de Britto
- Saint Rembert of Torhout
- Johan Vansummeren: Belgian cyclist.
- Jason Kapono: America professional basketball player.
- Ben Hendrickson: American baseball player.
- Tom Mastny: Indonesian baseball player.
- Johan Van Summeren: Belgian cyclist.
- Daniel Weinstein: American skating star, a vital member on the Olympic gold-medal winning U.S.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kool & The Gang - Celebration
- Blondie - The Tide Is High
- Eddie Rabbitt - I Love A Rainy Night
- Dolly Parton - 9 To 5
- Rod Stewart - Passion
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
- Air Supply - Every Woman In The World
- John Lennon - Woman
- Diana Ross - It's My Turn
- Delbert McClinton - Giving It Up For Your Love
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