Tuesday February 17, 1981
US date format: 2/17/1981, UK date format: 17/2/1981
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 17, 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 Paris Hilton and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to 9 To 5 by Dolly Parton.
In UK Vienna by Ultravox was in the top 5 hits.
The Aviator's Wife, directed by Éric Rohmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Brain by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Number 96.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galactic Saga IV: Tawala's Last Redoubt or Ice Hockey.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 17, 1981?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
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- Chrysler Corp reports largest corporate losses in US history
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 17, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Gap Band - Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)
- Yarbrough & Peoples - Don't Stop The Music
- Lakeside - Fantastic Voyage
- The Jacksons - Heartbreak Hotel
- Stevie Wonder - I Ain't Gonna Stand For It
- Aretha Franklin - United Together
- The Whispers - It's A Love Thing
- ConFunkShun - Too Tight
- The Jones Girls - I Just Love The Man
- Sister Sledge - All American Girls
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 17If February 17, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 7 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 20 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 February 17, 1981?
On February 17, 1981 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is February 17, 1981?
On February 17, 1981 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on February 17, 1981?
On February 17, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 17, 1981?
On February 17, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on February 17, 1981?
On February 17, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 17, 1981?
On February 17, 1981 several famous people were born including, Paris Hilton, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Paris Hilton American model.
What was the number one song in February 17, 1981?
The number one song in the week of February 17, 1981 was 9 To 5 by Dolly Parton in US and Vienna by Ultravox in UK.
What were the top hits on February 17, 1981?
The top hits on February 17, 1981 were 9 To 5 by Dolly Parton, I Love A Rainy Night by Eddie Rabbitt, Celebration by Kool & The Gang in US and Vienna by Ultravox, Shaddup You Face by Joe Dolce Music Theatre, Woman by John Lennon in UK.