Friday 9 October 1981
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include El Paso (Texas) and Gaël Givet.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross.
In UK Tainted Love by Soft Cell was in the top 5 hits.
The Evil Dead, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Cinderella Complex by Colette Dowling was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Going Out.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaga or Triple Action.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- El Paso (Texas)
- Gaël Givet: French football/soccer player who currently plays for Arles-Avignon in Ligue 2. He is a left-footed centre back who can also play left-back.
- Zachery Ty Bryan
- Darius Miles: American basketball player.
- Zachery Ty: Bryan; American actor.
- Zachery Bryan: TV Actor.
- Abolition of capital punishment in France.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- Stevie Nicks - Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
- Journey - Who's Crying Now
- Sheena Easton - For Your Eyes Only
- Eddie Rabbitt - Step By Step
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
- Foreigner - Urgent
- ELO - Hold On Tight
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