Sunday April 12, 1981
US date format: 4/12/1981, UK date format: 12/4/1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 12, 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 Tulsi Gabbard and Paul Rust.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss On My List by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
In UK Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits.
The Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Belle and Sebastian.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Eggs or Triple Action.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 12, 1981?
- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
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- Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA American Defender / WRAL Golf Classic
- Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation
- Maiden voyage Space Transit System-space shuttle Columbia launched
- 45th Golf Masters Championship: Tom Watson wins, shooting a 280.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 12, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Kiss On My List
- Blondie - Rapture
- Styx - The Best Of Times
- John Lennon - Woman
- Grover Washington Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- Sheena Easton - Morning Train (Nine To Five)
- Don McLean - Crying
- Steve Winwood - While You See A Chance
- REO Speedwagon - Keep On Loving You
- The Police - Don't Stand So Close To Me
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- The Whispers - It's A Love Thing
- A Taste Of Honey - Sukiyaki
- Tom Browne - Thighs High (Grip Your Hips And Move)
- Grover Washington, Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- Champaign - How 'bout Us
- Sister Sledge - All American Girls
- Atlantic Starr - When Love Calls
- Slave - Watching You
- T-Connection - Everything Is Cool
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on April 12, 1981?
On April 12, 1981 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is April 12, 1981?
On April 12, 1981 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on April 12, 1981?
On April 12, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 12, 1981?
On April 12, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on April 12, 1981?
On April 12, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 12, 1981?
On April 12, 1981 several famous people were born including, Tulsi Gabbard, Paul Rust, Nicolás Burdisso.
Which famous people died on April 12, 1981?
Famous people died on April 12, 1981 include, Hans Chemin-Petit, Joe Louis [Brown bomber], Hendrik F Andriessen.
What was the number one song in April 12, 1981?
The number one song in the week of April 12, 1981 was Kiss On My List by Daryl Hall & John Oates in US and Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz in UK.
What were the top hits on April 12, 1981?
The top hits on April 12, 1981 were Kiss On My List by Daryl Hall & John Oates, Rapture by Blondie, The Best Of Times by Styx in US and Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz, This Ole House by Shakin' Stevens, Lately by Stevie Wonder in UK.