Monday January 19, 1981

US date format: 1/19/1981, UK date format: 19/1/1981

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 19, 1981). The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat), 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 Audrey Lamy and Bitsie Tulloch. In that special week of January people in US were listening to (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon. In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits. Foul Play, directed by Colin Higgins, 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 Rosa... de lejos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eliminator or Round-Up.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1981 or at January 19 across the years.

likes
Like this day if it is important to you!
history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 19, 1981?


Holidays

  • Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
  • Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
  • St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • See more

Events

  • US and Iran sign agreement to release 52 American hostages
  • Muhammad Ali talks a despondent 21-year old out of committing suicide.
  • Iran Hostage Crisis: United States and Iranian officials sign an agreement to release 52 American hostages after 14 months of captivity.

Famous Birthday

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

See other popular movies of the week

Foul Play

Foul Play

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Burgess Meredith, Rachel Roberts

Country: United States of America

The Incredible Shrinking Woman

The Incredible Shrinking Woman

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Lily Tomlin, Charles Grodin, Ned Beatty, Henry Gibson

Night School

Night School

Directed by: Ken Hughes

Starring: Leonard Mann, Rachel Ward, Drew Snyder, Joseph R. Sicari

Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror

Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror

Directed by: Andrea Bianchi

Starring: Karin Well, Gianluigi Chirizzi, Simone Mattioli, Antonella Antinori

Walking Tall

Walking Tall

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Hartman, Leif Garrett, Dawn Lyn

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Rosa... de lejos

Rosa... de lejos

Directed by: María Herminia Avellaneda

Too Close for Comfort

Too Close for Comfort

The Settlers

The Settlers

Directed by: Shimon Dotan

Breaking Away

Breaking Away

Directed by: Peter Yates

Number 96

Number 96

Directed by: Peter Bernardos

Days to next January 19

If January 19, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 8 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 20 days.
calendar

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1981?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon

Rage of Angels

By:

A memorable, mesmerizing heroineJennifer -- brilliant, beautiful, an attorney on the way up until the Mafia's schemes win her the hatred of an implacable enemy -- and a love more destructive than hate.A

The Key To Rebecca by Ken Follett

The Key To Rebecca

By:

Ken Follett’s The Key to Rebecca took readers and critics by storm when first published more than twenty years ago. Today, it remains one of the best espionage novels ever written. Look

Cosmos by Carl Sagan

Cosmos

By:

RETURNING TO TELEVISION AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOXCosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a

Congo by Michael Crichton

Congo

By:

The search for diamonds, a crucial scientific breakthrough and a mythical ruined city set off this adventure into the heart of the Congolese jungle. The American expedition is led by Karen Ross, desperate to find her husband and recover the …

The Sky'S The Limit by Wayne Dyer

The Sky'S The Limit

By:

Are you ready to take charge of your life and become a NO LIMIT person? This book contains the things you need to know to reach your maximum potential.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Eliminator

Eliminator

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Multi-directional shooter Space combat

Publisher: Sega

Space Hawk

Space Hawk

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mattel

My First Alphabet

My First Alphabet

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Educational game

Publisher: Atari Program Exchange

Protector

Protector

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software

Round-Up

Round-Up

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Centuri/Taito

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 19, 1981?

On January 19, 1981 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is January 19, 1981?

On January 19, 1981 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 19, 1981?

On January 19, 1981 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 19, 1981?

On January 19, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 19, 1981?

On January 19, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 19, 1981?

On January 19, 1981 several famous people were born including, Audrey Lamy, Bitsie Tulloch, Lucho González.

What was the number one song in January 19, 1981?

The number one song in the week of January 19, 1981 was (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon in US and Imagine by John Lennon in UK.

What were the top hits on January 19, 1981?

The top hits on January 19, 1981 were (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon, Love On The Rocks by Neil Diamond, The Tide Is High by Blondie in US and Imagine by John Lennon, Antmusic by Adam & The Ants, Happy Christmas (War Is Over) by John & Yoko & The Plastic Ono Band With The Harlem Community Choir in UK.


Like this day if it is important to you!
likes