Sunday 4 January 1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Silvy De Bie and Hitomi Obara.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon.
In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits.
Walking Tall, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Firestarter by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Harper Valley P.T.A..
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Strange Odyssey or Stargate.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 4 January 1981
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 4 January 1981 ?
- Spaghetti Day
- Ogoni Day
- The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
Famous Birthdays:04 January
- Ruth Lowe: Canadian pianist and composer (I'll Never Smile Again) (d. 1981).
- Frankenstein opens and closes on Broadway
- Peter Pan closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 578 performances
- British police arrest Peter Sutcliffe, the Yorkshire Ripper
- 69th Australian Mens Tennis: B Teacher beats Kim Warwick (7-5, 7-6, 6-3).
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Sport Games on 4 January 1981
- Dallas Cowboys - Atlanta Falcons : 30 - 27
- Oakland Raiders - Cleveland Browns : 14 - 12
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
- Leo Sayer - More Than I Can Say
- Neil Diamond - Love On The Rocks
- Kenny Rogers - Lady
- Bruce Springsteen - Hungry Heart
- Air Supply - Every Woman In The World
- Barbra Streisand - Guilty
- Blondie - The Tide Is High
- Pat Benatar - Hit Me With Your Best Shot
- Heart - Tell It Like It Is
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kool & The Gang - Celebration
- Teddy Pendergrass - Love T.K.O.
- Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster (Jammin')
- Cameo - Keep It Hot
- Aretha Franklin - United Together
- The Jacksons - Heartbreak Hotel
- Lakeside - Fantastic Voyage
- The Reddings - Remote Control
- Larry Graham - When We Get Married
- Parliament - Agony Of Defeet
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?