Thursday January 08, 1981
US date format: 1/8/1981, UK date format: 8/1/1981
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 8, 1981). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), 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 Genevieve Cortese and Genevieve Padalecki.
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.
Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror, directed by Andrea Bianchi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Crisis Investing by Douglas R. Casey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rosa... de lejos.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Fantasia or Lady Bug.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 08, 1981?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Pirates of Penzance opens at Uris Theater in New York City, New York for 772 performances.
- Disneyland welcomes its 200-millionth guest, Gert Schelvis.
- India all out 63 in one-day international versus Australia.
- Stack's sells Brasher doubloon of Yale University for $650,000.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 08, 1981?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 08If January 08, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 8 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 16 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?