Monday 5 January 1981
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include deadmau5 and Brooklyn Sudano.
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.
Le gendarme de Saint-Tropez, directed by Jean Girault, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Fifth Horseman by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Nanny.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jungler or Stone Sling (Europe) Smithereens! (US).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Mungday (Discordianism)
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
- The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Brooklyn Sudano: American actress.
- Lisette Pagler
- Michael Mizrachi
- Corey Flynn: New Zealand rugby union footballer.
- Harold C Urey: American chemist, Nobel laureate (Born 1893).
- Nightline with Ted Koppel extended from 20 minutes to 30 minutes
- British police arrest Peter Sutcliffe, a truck driver later convicted of Yorkshire Ripper murders of 13 women
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