Tuesday January 13, 1981
US date format: 1/13/1981, UK date format: 13/1/1981
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 13, 1981). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), 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 Ginger Zee and Shad Gaspard.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon.
In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits.
Foul Play, directed by Colin Higgins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Stories Of Ray Bradbury by Ray Bradbury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rosa... de lejos.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tempest or Jungler.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 13, 1981?
- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- Barbara Sonntag, Colorado, crochets record 147 stitches/minutes for 30 minutes.
- Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to May Swenson and Howard Nemerov.
- Emiel van Hemeldonck: Belgian writer (Mary, My Child), dies at...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 13, 1981?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 13If January 13, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 8 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 14 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 13, 1981?
On January 13, 1981 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is January 13, 1981?
On January 13, 1981 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on January 13, 1981?
On January 13, 1981 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 13, 1981?
On January 13, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on January 13, 1981?
On January 13, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 13, 1981?
On January 13, 1981 several famous people were born including, Ginger Zee, Shad Gaspard, Diana Perez.
Which famous people died on January 13, 1981?
Famous people died on January 13, 1981 include, Emiel van Hemeldonck.
What was the number one song in January 13, 1981?
The number one song in the week of January 13, 1981 was (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon in US and Imagine by John Lennon in UK.
What were the top hits on January 13, 1981?
The top hits on January 13, 1981 were (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon, Love On The Rocks by Neil Diamond, Guilty by Barbra Streisand in US and Imagine by John Lennon, Antmusic by Adam & The Ants, Happy Christmas (War Is Over) by John & Yoko & The Plastic Ono Band With The Harlem Community Choir in UK.