Sunday 5 July 1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 5, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gianne Albertoni and Ryan Hansen.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes.
In UK Being With You by Smokey Robinson was in the top 5 hits.
Victory, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Tar Baby by Toni Morrison was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Okres na severu.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lock 'n' Chase or Ghost Town.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 July 1981
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Which were the important events of 5 July 1981 ?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
- Gianne Albertoni: Brazilian model and actress.
- Ryan Hansen: American actor.
- Brandon Lloyd: Football Player.
- Jesse Crain: Canadian baseball player.
- Sarah Whatmore: British singer.
- Jorge Urrutia Blondel: Composer, dies at 75.
- 9th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Jan Stephenson
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- George Harrison - All Those Years Ago
- Air Supply - The One That You Love
- Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - You Make My Dreams
- Oak Ridge Boys - Elvira
- Stars On 45 - Medley
- Ray Parker Jr. - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- Joey Scarbury - Theme From The Greatest American Hero (Believe It Or Not)
- Kenny Rogers - I Don't Need You
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rick James - Give It To Me Baby
- Frankie Smith - Double Dutch Bus
- Stephanie Mills - Two Hearts
- Cameo - Freaky Dancin'
- Grace Jones - Pull Up To The Bumper
- Stanley Clarke/George Duke - Sweet Baby
- Maze - Running Away
- Stacy Lattisaw - Love On A Two Way Street
- Billy Ocean - Night
- Taana Gardner - Heartbeat
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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