Wednesday November 04, 1981
US date format: 11/4/1981, UK date format: 4/11/1981
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Machiko Ono and Lakshmi Menon.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Private Eyes by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
In UK Begin The Beguine (Volver A Empezar) by Julio Iglesias was in the top 5 hits.
Ragtime, directed by Milos Forman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Jane Brody'S Nutrition Book by Jane Brody was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Last Song.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Cobra or Kaboom!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 04, 1981?
- Columbia shuttle launch scrubbed with 31 seconds remaining
- Dr George Nichopoulas is acquitted of overprescribing addictive drugs for Elvis Presley
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 04, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- Sheena Easton - For Your Eyes Only
- Bob Seger - Tryin' To Live My Life Without You (Live)
- Little River Band - The Night Owls
- Dan Fogelberg - Hard To Say
- Rick Springfield - I've Done Everything For You
- Air Supply - Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You)
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Roger - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- Luther Vandross - Never Too Much
- Four Tops - When She Was My Girl
- Kool & The Gang - Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It)
- Prince - Controversy
- The Time - Get It Up
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove
- Diana Ross & Lionel Richie - Endless Love
- Carl Carlton - She's A Bad Mama Jama (She's Built, She's Stacked)
- Teddy Pendergrass - I Can't Live Without Your Love
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 04If November 04, 1981 is your birthday you're 38 years, 10 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 11 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?