Wednesday 17 June 1981
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 17, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rebekah Staton and Amrita Rao.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Medley by Stars On 45.
In UK Being With You by Smokey Robinson was in the top 5 hits.
S.O.B., directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The White Hotel by D.M. Thomas was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Okres na severu.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crush, Crumble and Chomp! or Jungler.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 June 1981
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 17 June 1981 ?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
- Rebekah Staton
- Amrita Rao: Movie Actress.
- Shane Watson: Australian cricketer.
- Kyle Boller: American football player.
- Richard O'Connor: British general (Born 1889).
- Battle between Moslems and Christians in Cairo, 14 killed
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stars On 45 - Medley
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- Sukiyaki - Taste Of Honey, A
- Ray Parker Jr. - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- George Harrison - All Those Years Ago
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- The One That You Love - Air Supply
- Neil Diamond - America
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - You Make My Dreams
- Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rick James - Give It To Me Baby
- What Cha' Gonna Do For Me - Chaka Khan
- Stephanie Mills - Two Hearts
- Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- Frankie Smith - Double Dutch Bus
- Shalamar - Make That Move
- Change - Paradise
- Cameo - Freaky Dancin'
- Sweet Baby - Stanley Clarke/George Duke
- Maze - Running Away
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?