Tuesday May 05, 1981
US date format: 5/5/1981, UK date format: 5/5/1981
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 5, 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 Craig David and Danielle Fishel.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Morning Train (Nine To Five) by Sheena Easton.
In UK Stand And Deliver by Adam & The Ants was in the top 5 hits.
Light Years Away, directed by Alain Tanner, 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 New Rally-X or Quest 1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 05, 1981?
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- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
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- Bobby Sands, Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteer and elected member of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom, dies aged 27 while on hunger strike in HM Prison Maze.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 05, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sheena Easton - Morning Train (Nine To Five)
- Grover Washington Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- Juice Newton - Angel Of The Morning
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Kiss On My List
- REO Speedwagon - Take It On The Run
- Gino Vannelli - Living Inside Myself
- Taste Of Honey, A - Sukiyaki
- Eric Clapton - I Can't Stand It
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- A Taste Of Honey - Sukiyaki
- Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- Grover Washington, Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- Champaign - How 'bout Us
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- Atlantic Starr - When Love Calls
- Chaka Khan - What Cha' Gonna Do For Me
- The Gap Band - Yearning For Your Love
- Shalamar - Make That Move
- Quincy Jones - Ai No Corrida (I-No-Ko-ree-da)
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Days to next May 05If May 05, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 4 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 4 days.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 05, 1981?
On May 05, 1981 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is May 05, 1981?
On May 05, 1981 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 05, 1981?
On May 05, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 05, 1981?
On May 05, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 05, 1981?
On May 05, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 05, 1981?
On May 05, 1981 several famous people were born including, Craig David, Danielle Fishel, Marcelle Bittar.
Which famous people died on May 05, 1981?
Famous people died on May 05, 1981 include, Bobby Sands.
What was the number one song in May 05, 1981?
The number one song in the week of May 05, 1981 was Morning Train (Nine To Five) by Sheena Easton in US and Stand And Deliver by Adam & The Ants in UK.
What were the top hits on May 05, 1981?
The top hits on May 05, 1981 were Morning Train (Nine To Five) by Sheena Easton, Just The Two Of Us by Grover Washington Jr., Being With You by Smokey Robinson in US and Stand And Deliver by Adam & The Ants, Stars On 45 by Starsound, You Drive Me Crazy by Shakin' Stevens in UK.