Wednesday May 13, 1981
US date format: 5/13/1981, UK date format: 13/5/1981
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 13, 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 Sunny Leone and Florent Mothe.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes.
In UK Stand And Deliver by Adam & The Ants was in the top 5 hits.
Possession, directed by Andrzej Zulawski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Reflex by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Okres na severu.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Black Hole or Mystery Fun House.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 13, 1981?
- Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
- Saint John the Silent
- Saint Gerald of Villamagna
- Saint Robert Bellarmine
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- Dinamo Tbilisi wins 21st Europe Cup II.
- Pope John Paul II is shot and seriously wounded while passing through Saint Peter's Square in Rome, in an open car. Four shots are fired by Mehmet Ali Agca, two striking the Pope, the other two wounding American Ann Odre and Jamaican Rose Hill.
- Carl Weinrich: Composer, dies at 76.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 13, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- Grover Washington Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- Juice Newton - Angel Of The Morning
- Sheena Easton - Morning Train (Nine To Five)
- REO Speedwagon - Take It On The Run
- Gino Vannelli - Living Inside Myself
- Taste Of Honey, A - Sukiyaki
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Kiss On My List
- Styx - Too Much Time On My Hands
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- A Taste Of Honey - Sukiyaki
- Grover Washington, Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- Chaka Khan - What Cha' Gonna Do For Me
- Atlantic Starr - When Love Calls
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- The Gap Band - Yearning For Your Love
- Shalamar - Make That Move
- Champaign - How 'bout Us
- Quincy Jones - Ai No Corrida (I-No-Ko-ree-da)
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 13, 1981?
On May 13, 1981 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is May 13, 1981?
On May 13, 1981 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 13, 1981?
On May 13, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 13, 1981?
On May 13, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 13, 1981?
On May 13, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 13, 1981?
On May 13, 1981 several famous people were born including, Sunny Leone, First Miracle at Fatima (1917), Florent Mothe.
Which famous people died on May 13, 1981?
Famous people died on May 13, 1981 include, Carl Weinrich.
What was the number one song in May 13, 1981?
The number one song in the week of May 13, 1981 was Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes in US and Stand And Deliver by Adam & The Ants in UK.
What were the top hits on May 13, 1981?
The top hits on May 13, 1981 were Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes, Just The Two Of Us by Grover Washington Jr., Being With You by Smokey Robinson in US and Stand And Deliver by Adam & The Ants, Stars On 45 by Starsound, You Drive Me Crazy by Shakin' Stevens in UK.