Thursday August 13, 1981US date format: 8/13/1981, UK date format: 13/8/1981
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jonathon Dutton .
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross.
In UK Green Door by Shakin' Stevens was in the top 5 hits.
Body Heat, directed by Lawrence Kasdan, 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 Now Get Out of That.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing GORF or Galactic Saga IV: Tawala's Last Redoubt.
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Which were the important events of 13 August 1981 ?
- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
- St. Cassian
- St. John Berchmans
- St. John Bosco
- St. Radegund
- Roman festivals - Vertumnalias in honor of Vertumnus, and also Diana, on the Aventine hill
- Jonathon Dutton: Australian actor and director.
- Last broadcast of Waltons on CBS-TV
- Mary Terstegge Meagher swims world record 200m butterfly (2:05.96)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- Joey Scarbury - Theme From The Greatest American Hero (Believe It Or Not)
- Kenny Rogers - I Don't Need You
- Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl
- Oak Ridge Boys - Elvira
- Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand
- The Manhattan Transfer - Boy From New York City
- Marty Balin - Hearts
- Juice Newton - Queen Of Hearts
- Ronnie Milsap - (There's) No Gettin' Over Me
Top #10 R&B songs
- Evelyn King - I'm In Love
- Stacy Lattisaw - Love On A Two Way Street
- Teena Marie - Square Biz
- Diana Ross & Lionel Richie - Endless Love
- Cheryl Lynn - Shake It Up Tonight
- Larry Graham - Just Be My Lady
- Commodores - Lady (You Bring Me Up)
- Frankie Smith - Double Dutch Bus
- Carl Carlton - She's A Bad Mama Jama (She's Built, She's Stacked)
- Billy Ocean - Night
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