Thursday 19 March 1981
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kim Rae Won and Kolo Toure.
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.
The Postman Always Rings Twice, directed by Bob Rafelson, 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 The Bagthorpe Saga.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Venture or Ghost Town.
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- Saint Adeltrudis (d.670)
- Saint Landoald
- Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.
- Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stepfather of Jesus; patron saint of Belgium, a good death, carpenters hence also (alternative) Father's Day in Spain, Portugal, Belgium
- Mojoday in Discordianism
- The swallows return to Mission San Juan Capistrano in California.
- The first day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- Kim Rae Won: South Korean actor and model.
- Kolo Toure: Ivorian footballer.
- Steve Cummings: English cyclist.
- Kim Rae-won: South Korean actor.
- Kolo Touré: Ivorian footballer.
- 2 workers killed in space shuttle Columbia accident
- Buffalo Sabres beat Toronto Maple Leafs 14-4
- Three workers are killed and five injured during a test of the Space Shuttle Columbia.
- Three workers are killed and 5 injured during a test of the Space Shuttle ''Columbia''.
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