Saturday 11 July 1981
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mary Beth Arnold and Carla Campbell.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes.
In UK Ghost Town by The Specials was in the top 5 hits.
Wolfen, directed by Michael Wadleigh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Cardinal Sins by Andrew M. Greeley was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Okres na severu.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Dungeon or My First Alphabet.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 11 July 1981
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 11 July 1981!
Which were the important events of 11 July 1981 ?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
- Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
- United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
- Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
- Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
- United Nations - World Population Day
- Ireland - National Day of Commemoration held on nearest Sunday to this date (see Irish calendar).
- China - China National Maritime Day
- Flanders, region in Belgium (not a public holiday) - Flemish Day (1302 Battle of the Golden Spurs)
- Mary Beth Arnold: Reno, Nevada -- Gymnast (World-bronze-95).
- Carla Campbell: Jamaican model.
- Lionel Cox: Belgian sports shooter.
- Andre Johnson: American football player.
- Neva Rockefeller is 1st woman ordered to pay her husband alimony
- Sebastian Coe of United Kingdom sets record for 1000 metre, 2:12.18.
Search For Your Ancestors
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Make this date unforgettable
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- George Harrison - All Those Years Ago
- Air Supply - The One That You Love
- Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - You Make My Dreams
- Oak Ridge Boys - Elvira
- Stars On 45 - Medley
- Joey Scarbury - Theme From The Greatest American Hero (Believe It Or Not)
- Kenny Rogers - I Don't Need You
- Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rick James - Give It To Me Baby
- Frankie Smith - Double Dutch Bus
- Stephanie Mills - Two Hearts
- Cameo - Freaky Dancin'
- Grace Jones - Pull Up To The Bumper
- Stanley Clarke/George Duke - Sweet Baby
- Maze - Running Away
- Stacy Lattisaw - Love On A Two Way Street
- Billy Ocean - Night
- Taana Gardner - Heartbeat
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?