Friday March 06, 1981
US date format: 3/6/1981, UK date format: 6/3/1981
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 6, 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 Ellen Muth and Nasri Atweh.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to I Love A Rainy Night by Eddie Rabbitt.
In UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits.
Three Brothers, directed by Francesco Rosi, 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 Baila Comigo.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Radar Rat Race or Madness and the Minotaur.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 06, 1981?
- In Ghana, - The National independence day.
- Casimir Pulaski Day in Illinois (2006, first Monday of March).
- Saint Chrodegang
- Saint Fridolin
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- Walter Cronkite signs-off as anchorman of CBS Evening News
- Worlds Ladies Fig Skating Champ in Hartford won by Denise Biellmann
- Soyuz 39 returns to Earth.
- After 19 years of presenting the CBS Evening News, Walter Cronkite signs off for the last time.
- Klaus Grabowski: Child molester, shot by parent.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 06, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #6 songs in the UK
Top #9 R&B songs
- Yarbrough & Peoples - Don't Stop The Music
- The Gap Band - Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)
- The Whispers - It's A Love Thing
- Stevie Wonder - I Ain't Gonna Stand For It
- Sister Sledge - All American Girls
- Lakeside - Fantastic Voyage
- Slave - Watching You
- Tom Browne - Thighs High (Grip Your Hips And Move)
- Tierra - Together
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 06If March 06, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 5 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 25 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?