Thursday September 17, 1981
US date format: 9/17/1981, UK date format: 17/9/1981
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Bakary Koné and Casey Janssen.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross.
In UK Tainted Love by Soft Cell was in the top 5 hits.
The Woman Next Door, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Clowns Of God by Morris West was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vice Versa.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galactic Saga IV: Tawala's Last Redoubt or Round-Up.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 17, 1981?
- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- Fernando Valenzuela sets NL rookie record with 8th shutout of season
- ''Ric Flair'' defeats Dusty Rhodes to win his first World Heavyweight Wrestling Championship in Kansas City.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 17, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- Juice Newton - Queen Of Hearts
- Stevie Nicks - Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
- Foreigner - Urgent
- Ronnie Milsap - (There's) No Gettin' Over Me
- Journey - Who's Crying Now
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- Commodores - Lady (You Bring Me Up)
- Eddie Rabbitt - Step By Step
- Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Diana Ross & Lionel Richie - Endless Love
- Carl Carlton - She's A Bad Mama Jama (She's Built, She's Stacked)
- Rick James - Super Freak (Part I)
- Larry Graham - Just Be My Lady
- Commodores - Lady (You Bring Me Up)
- Four Tops - When She Was My Girl
- The Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand
- Al Jarreau - We're In This Love Together
- The B.B. And Q. Band - On The Beat
- Denroy Morgan - I'll Do Anything For You
Sport Games on September 17, 1981
- Philadelphia Eagles - Buffalo Bills : 20 - 14
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Days to next September 17If September 17, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 19 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on September 17, 1981?
On September 17, 1981 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is September 17, 1981?
On September 17, 1981 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on September 17, 1981?
On September 17, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 17, 1981?
On September 17, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on September 17, 1981?
On September 17, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on September 17, 1981?
On September 17, 1981 several famous people were born including, Bakary Koné, Bakari Koné, Casey Janssen.
What was the number one song in September 17, 1981?
The number one song in the week of September 17, 1981 was Endless Love by Diana Ross in US and Tainted Love by Soft Cell in UK.
What were the top hits on September 17, 1981?
The top hits on September 17, 1981 were Endless Love by Diana Ross, Queen Of Hearts by Juice Newton, Stop Draggin' My Heart Around by Stevie Nicks in US and Tainted Love by Soft Cell, Prince Charming by Adam & The Ants, Japanese Boy by Aneka in UK.