Wednesday June 10, 1981
US date format: 6/10/1981, UK date format: 10/6/1981
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 10, 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 Jonathan Bennett and Hoku (musician).
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.
Stripes, directed by Ivan Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while God Emperor Of Dune by Frank Herbert was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Okres na severu.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ghost Town or Space Eggs.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 10, 1981?
- Saint Onuphrius, hermit, confessor [GTZ: Augsburg]
- Saint Olivia
- Saint Bardo
- Saint Landoald, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
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- Seven Brothers Square in Bronx named honoring 7 Santini Bro Moving Company
- Russell "Lucky" Hayden: Actor (Judge Roy Bean), dies at 68.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 10, 1981?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rick James - Give It To Me Baby
- Chaka Khan - What Cha' Gonna Do For Me
- Stephanie Mills - Two Hearts
- Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- The Gap Band - Yearning For Your Love
- Shalamar - Make That Move
- Change - Paradise
- A Taste Of Honey - Sukiyaki
- Frankie Smith - Double Dutch Bus
- Stanley Clarke/George Duke - Sweet Baby
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?