Thursday 15 October 1981
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Radoslav Zidek and Elena Dementieva.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) by Christopher Cross.
In UK It's My Party by Dave Stewart With Barbara Gaskin was in the top 5 hits.
The Evil Dead, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tenko.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Scramble or Zarzon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 October 1981 ?
- United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
- Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Radoslav Zidek: Slovak snowboarder.
- Elena Dementieva: Russian tennis player, she won the singles gold medal at the Olympics (2000 and 2008) and reached twice the final in the Grand Slam tournaments (Roland-Garros and US Open).
- Keyshia Cole: American R&B singer.
- Cenek Styblo: YouTube Star.
- Abram Elam: American football player.
- New York Yankees capture 33rd AL pennant, sweeping 3 games from Oakland Athletics
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
- Sheena Easton - For Your Eyes Only
- Eddie Rabbitt - Step By Step
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
- Stevie Nicks - Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
- Journey - Who's Crying Now
- Dan Fogelberg - Hard To Say
- Little River Band - The Night Owls
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