Sunday August 09, 1981
US date format: 8/9/1981, UK date format: 9/8/1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 9, 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 Jarvis Hayes and Li Jiawei.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield.
In UK Green Door by Shakin' Stevens was in the top 5 hits.
An American Werewolf in London, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Prisoner Without A Name, Cell Without A Number by Jacobo Timerman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ród Gasieniców.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Munchman or Pleiads / Pleiades.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 09, 1981?
- St. Nathy (or David)
- Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
- St. Fedlimid/Felimy
- St. Romanus Ostiarius
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- 52nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-4 at Municipal Stadium, Cleveland
- 63rd PGA Championship: Larry Nelson shoots a 273 at Atlanta, Georgia
- All star MVP: Gary Carter (Montreal Expos)
- Hollis Stacy wins LPGA West Virginia Bank Golf Classic
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 09, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- Joey Scarbury - Theme From The Greatest American Hero (Believe It Or Not)
- Kenny Rogers - I Don't Need You
- Oak Ridge Boys - Elvira
- Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand
- The Manhattan Transfer - Boy From New York City
- Marty Balin - Hearts
- Juice Newton - Queen Of Hearts
- Air Supply - The One That You Love
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Frankie Smith - Double Dutch Bus
- Stacy Lattisaw - Love On A Two Way Street
- Evelyn King - I'm In Love
- Teena Marie - Square Biz
- Diana Ross & Lionel Richie - Endless Love
- Cheryl Lynn - Shake It Up Tonight
- Billy Ocean - Night
- Commodores - Lady (You Bring Me Up)
- Larry Graham - Just Be My Lady
- Cameo - Freaky Dancin'
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 09If August 09, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 1 month, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 10 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 09, 1981?
On August 09, 1981 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is August 09, 1981?
On August 09, 1981 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 09, 1981?
On August 09, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 09, 1981?
On August 09, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 09, 1981?
On August 09, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 09, 1981?
On August 09, 1981 several famous people were born including, Jarvis Hayes, Li Jiawei, Meagan Good.
What was the number one song in August 09, 1981?
The number one song in the week of August 09, 1981 was Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield in US and Green Door by Shakin' Stevens in UK.
What were the top hits on August 09, 1981?
The top hits on August 09, 1981 were Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield, Endless Love by Diana Ross, Theme From The Greatest American Hero (Believe It Or Not) by Joey Scarbury in US and Green Door by Shakin' Stevens, Hooked On Classics by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Happy Birthday by Stevie Wonder in UK.