Saturday January 10, 1981
US date format: 1/10/1981, UK date format: 10/1/1981
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 10, 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 Jared Kushner and Travis Gibb.
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 Cosmos by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rosa... de lejos.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing President Elect or Crush, Crumble and Chomp!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 10, 1981?
- Margaret Thatcher day in the Falkland Islands
- John Severin sets 100-mile unicycle speed record, 9 hours 21 minutes.
- El Salvador guerrilla group FMLN opens "general offensive".
- Salvadoran Civil War: The FMLN launches its first major offensive, gaining control of most of Morazan and Chalatenango departments
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 10, 1981?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 10If January 10, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 6 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 1 day.
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?