Wednesday January 14, 1981
US date format: 1/14/1981, UK date format: 14/1/1981
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 14, 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 Pitbull (rapper) and Myriam Baverel.
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 Video Life or Asylum.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 14, 1981?
- Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
- Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
- Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
- New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
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- FCC frees stations to air as many commercials an hour as they wish
- US Federal Communications Commission frees stations to air as many commercials an hour as they wish.
- John O'Grady: Australian writer (They're a Weird Mob)...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 14, 1981?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 14If January 14, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 8 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 19 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?