Sunday 18 October 1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Richard Vuu and Tommy Joe Ratliff.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) by Christopher Cross.
In UK It's My Party by Dave Stewart With Barbara Gaskin was in the top 5 hits.
The Evil Dead, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Last Days Of America by Paul Erdman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tenko.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Turbo or Loco-Motion.
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Which were the important events of 18 October 1981 ?
- Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
- USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
- Richard Vuu: Actor (Last Emperor).
- Tommy Joe Ratliff: American Bassist/Guitarist/Keyboardist.
- Tommy Ratliff: Guitarist.
- Tina Hergold: Slovenian tennis player.
- Greg Warren: American football player.
- Poland General Jaruzelski elected party leader
- New York Giants Joe Danelo ties NFL record of six field goals in a game.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
- Sheena Easton - For Your Eyes Only
- Eddie Rabbitt - Step By Step
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
- Stevie Nicks - Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
- Journey - Who's Crying Now
- Dan Fogelberg - Hard To Say
- Little River Band - The Night Owls
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Sport Games on 18 October 1981
- Buffalo Bills - New York Jets : 14 - 33
- Denver Broncos - Kansas City Chiefs : 14 - 28
- Houston Oilers - New England Patriots : 10 - 38
- Los Angeles Rams - Dallas Cowboys : 17 - 29
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