Monday 8 June 1981
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alex Band and Dasha Zhukova.
In that special week of June 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.
Clash of the Titans, directed by Desmond Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Free Fall In Crimson by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching I Can Jump Puddles.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Munchman or Sabotage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
- World Ocean Day.
- Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
- Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
- Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
- Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
- Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
- Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
- Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
- Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
- Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
- Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
- saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
- Alex Band: American musician.
- Dasha Zhukova
- Redaric Williams
- Jess Weixler: American actress.
- Matteo Meneghello: Italian race car driver.
- Ai Nonaka: Japanese voice actress.
- Sara Watkins: American singer-songwriter and fiddler (Nickel Creek The Decemberists and Works Progress Administration).
- 15th Music City News Country Awards: Mandrell Sisters
- Seattle Mariners draft Mike Moore #1
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- Stars On 45 - Medley
- Taste Of Honey, A - Sukiyaki
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- Ray Parker Jr. - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- Gino Vannelli - Living Inside Myself
- George Harrison - All Those Years Ago
- Neil Diamond - America
- REO Speedwagon - Take It On The Run
- Franke & The Knockouts - Sweetheart
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