Thursday March 12, 1981
US date format: 3/12/1981, UK date format: 12/3/1981
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Holly Williams and Katarina Srebotnik.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to 9 To 5 by Dolly Parton.
In UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits.
Thief, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Masquerade by Kit Williams was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Baila Comigo.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Stone Sling (Europe) Smithereens! (US) or Kaboom!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 12, 1981?
- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
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- Walter R T Witschey installs world's largest sundial in Richmond, Virginia.
- Soyuz T-4 carries two cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 12, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Yarbrough & Peoples - Don't Stop The Music
- The Gap Band - Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)
- The Whispers - It's A Love Thing
- Sister Sledge - All American Girls
- Tom Browne - Thighs High (Grip Your Hips And Move)
- Slave - Watching You
- Stevie Wonder - I Ain't Gonna Stand For It
- A Taste Of Honey - Sukiyaki
- Tierra - Together
- Lakeside - Fantastic Voyage
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 12If March 12, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 4 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 5 days.
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?