Tuesday March 17, 1981, St. Patrick's Day
US date format: 3/17/1981, UK date format: 17/3/1981
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 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.
Christiane F., directed by Uli Edel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Covenant by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Baila Comigo.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tempest or Castle Wolfenstein.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 17, 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
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- FC Lisse, Dutch soccer team, forms.
- Paul Dean: Canadian guitarist (Loverboy and...
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 17, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
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
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 17If March 17, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 6 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 17 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 March 17, 1981?
On March 17, 1981 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is March 17, 1981?
On March 17, 1981 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on March 17, 1981?
On March 17, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 17, 1981?
On March 17, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on March 17, 1981?
On March 17, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on March 17, 1981?
On March 17, 1981 several famous people were born including, Kyle Korver, Servet Çetin, Aaron Baddeley.
Which famous people died on March 17, 1981?
Famous people died on March 17, 1981 include, Paul Dean.
What was the number one song in March 17, 1981?
The number one song in the week of March 17, 1981 was Keep On Loving You by REO Speedwagon in US and Jealous Guy by Roxy Music in UK.
What were the top hits on March 17, 1981?
The top hits on March 17, 1981 were Keep On Loving You by REO Speedwagon, Woman by John Lennon, The Best Of Times by Styx in US and Jealous Guy by Roxy Music, This Ole House by Shakin' Stevens, Kids In America by Kim Wilde in UK.