Thursday 12 March 1981
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kenta Kobayashi and Maurizio Lauro.
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.
The Howling, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Covenant by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Riker.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Make Trax or Tennis.
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- 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.
- Mauritius - National Day.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- Kenta Kobayashi: Japanese wrestler and kick-boxer.
- Maurizio Lauro: Italian footballer.
- Sid Lucero: Filipino actor.
- Kristjan Makke: Estonian basketball player.
- Chiwa Saitō: Japanese voice actress.
- Walter R T Witschey installs world's largest sundial in Richmond, Virginia.
- Soyuz T-4 carries two cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station.
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