Sunday April 19, 1981
US date format: 4/19/1981, UK date format: 19/4/1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 19, 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 Hayden Christensen and Troy Polamalu.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss On My List by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
In UK Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits.
Hard Country, directed by David Greene, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Century by Fred Mustard Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Belle and Sebastian.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Video Life or Scramble.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 19, 1981?
- Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
- Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
- Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
- Bicycle Day.
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- Oakland Athletics runs record to 11-0
- Rochester Red Wings and Pawtucket Red Sox play to 2-2 tie in 32 innings, game suspended at 4:07 AM (Pawtucket later wins in 33rd)
- Beth Daniel wins LPGA Florida Lady Citrus Golf.
- Ernst Levy: Composer, dies at 85.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 19, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Kiss On My List
- Blondie - Rapture
- Sheena Easton - Morning Train (Nine To Five)
- Grover Washington Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- John Lennon - Woman
- Juice Newton - Angel Of The Morning
- Steve Winwood - While You See A Chance
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- Styx - The Best Of Times
- The Police - Don't Stand So Close To Me
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- A Taste Of Honey - Sukiyaki
- Grover Washington, Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- Tom Browne - Thighs High (Grip Your Hips And Move)
- Champaign - How 'bout Us
- The Whispers - It's A Love Thing
- Atlantic Starr - When Love Calls
- Sister Sledge - All American Girls
- Slave - Watching You
- Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on April 19, 1981?
On April 19, 1981 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is April 19, 1981?
On April 19, 1981 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on April 19, 1981?
On April 19, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 19, 1981?
On April 19, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on April 19, 1981?
On April 19, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 19, 1981?
On April 19, 1981 several famous people were born including, Hayden Christensen, Troy Polamalu, Saskia de Brauw.
Which famous people died on April 19, 1981?
Famous people died on April 19, 1981 include, Ernst Levy.
What was the number one song in April 19, 1981?
The number one song in the week of April 19, 1981 was Kiss On My List by Daryl Hall & John Oates in US and Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz in UK.
What were the top hits on April 19, 1981?
The top hits on April 19, 1981 were Kiss On My List by Daryl Hall & John Oates, Rapture by Blondie, Morning Train (Nine To Five) by Sheena Easton in US and Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz, This Ole House by Shakin' Stevens, Lately by Stevie Wonder in UK.