Sunday 6 December 1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ashley Madekwe and Rod Fanni.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie was in the top 5 hits.
Taps, directed by Harold Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Teenage Romance by Delia Ephron was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lady Bug or Softporn Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 December 1981 ?
- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
- Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Saint Nicholas
- Ashley Madekwe
- Rod Fanni
- Federico Balzaretti: Italian footballer.
- Jonathan Corey: American student at Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA who became a missing person on 1/30/2002.
- Joseph Alminawi: YouTube Star.
- Robbie Gould: American football player.
- Rob de Castella of Australia sets marathon record at 2:08:18.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
- The Police - Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
- Commodores - Oh No
- Air Supply - Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You)
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove
- Rod Stewart - Young Turks
- Diana Ross - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
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Sport Games on 6 December 1981
- Atlanta Falcons - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 23 - 24
- Buffalo Bills - San Diego Chargers : 28 - 27
- Dallas Cowboys - Baltimore Colts : 37 - 13
- Detroit Lions - Green Bay Packers : 17 - 31
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