Monday 16 March 1981
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Fabiana Murer and Danny Brown (rapper).
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Keep On Loving You by REO Speedwagon.
In UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits.
The Postman Always Rings Twice, directed by Bob Rafelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Last Mafioso by Ovid Demaris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Riker.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Eggs or Stargate.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 16 March 1981 ?
- St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
- Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
- Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
- Saint Eusebia (+680)
- Saint Benedicta (+1260)
- Saint Agapitus
- The first day of the Bacchanalia in ancient Rome
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?