Sunday January 04, 1981
US date format: 1/4/1981, UK date format: 4/1/1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 4, 1981). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), 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 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 Cosmos by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rosa... de lejos.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Defender or K-Razy Shoot-Out.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 04, 1981?
- Spaghetti Day
- Ogoni Day
- The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
- 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).
- Ruth Lowe: Canadian pianist and composer (I'll...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 04, 1981?
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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 #4 songs in the UK
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
Sport Games on January 04, 1981
- Dallas Cowboys - Atlanta Falcons : 30 - 27
- Oakland Raiders - Cleveland Browns : 14 - 12
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 04If January 04, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 8 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 8 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 04, 1981?
On January 04, 1981 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is January 04, 1981?
On January 04, 1981 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on January 04, 1981?
On January 04, 1981 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 04, 1981?
On January 04, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on January 04, 1981?
On January 04, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 04, 1981?
On January 04, 1981 several famous people were born including, Silvy De Bie, Hitomi Obara, Alicia Garza.
Which famous people died on January 04, 1981?
Famous people died on January 04, 1981 include, Ruth Lowe.
What was the number one song in January 04, 1981?
The number one song in the week of January 04, 1981 was (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon in US and Imagine by John Lennon in UK.
What were the top hits on January 04, 1981?
The top hits on January 04, 1981 were (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon, More Than I Can Say by Leo Sayer, Love On The Rocks by Neil Diamond in US and Imagine by John Lennon, Happy Christmas (War Is Over) by John & Yoko & The Plastic Ono Band With The Harlem Community Choir, Stop The Cavalry by Jona Lewie in UK.