Thursday 5 February 1981
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Julie Zenatti and Nora Zehetner.
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 Space Fury or Quest for the Rings.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 February 1981 ?
- Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
- Saint Bertolf
- Julie Zenatti: French singer born in an Algerian jewish family.
- Nora Zehetner: American actress.
- Sara Foster: American actress.
- Mia Hansen-Løve: French director and screenwriter.
- Jason Shoemark: New Zealand rugby player.
- Loukas Vyntra: Czech-Greek footballer.
- Zied Bhairi: Tunisian footballer.
- Jason Kawau: New Zealand rugby player.
- Wesam Rizik: Qatari footballer.
- Ella Grasso: Governor of Connecticut (Born 1919).
- Piaf opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 165 performances
- Military jury in North Carolina convicts Robert Garwood of collaborating with enemy.
- Largest Jell-O made (9,246 gallons of watermelon-flavor) in Brisbane, Australia.
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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