Tuesday 17 March 1981, St. Patrick's Day
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kyle Korver and Aaron Baddeley.
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 Four Seasons, directed by Alan Alda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Baila Comigo.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Softporn Adventure or Madness and the Minotaur.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 March 1981
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Which were the important events of 17 March 1981 ?
- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Kyle Korver: American basketball player.
- Servet Cetin: Turkish football player.
- Aaron Baddeley: American-Australian golfer.
- Servet Çetin: Turkish footballer.
- Eva Fislová: Slovak tennis player.
- Thorsten Stuckmann: German footballer.
- Paul Dean: Canadian guitarist (Loverboy and Streetheart).
- FC Lisse, Dutch soccer team, forms.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Yarbrough & Peoples - Don't Stop The Music
- The Gap Band - Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)
- The Whispers - It's A Love Thing
- Sister Sledge - All American Girls
- Tom Browne - Thighs High (Grip Your Hips And Move)
- Slave - Watching You
- A Taste Of Honey - Sukiyaki
- Stevie Wonder - I Ain't Gonna Stand For It
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- Tierra - Together
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?