Thursday March 19, 1981
US date format: 3/19/1981, UK date format: 19/3/1981
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Chris Taylor Brown and Casey Jacobsen.
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.
Christiane F., directed by Uli Edel, 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 Baila Comigo.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gobbler or Jungler.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 19, 1981?
- 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
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- 2 workers killed in space shuttle Columbia accident
- Buffalo Sabres beat Toronto Maple Leafs 14-4
- Three workers are killed and 5 injured during a test of the Space Shuttle ''Columbia''.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 19, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Yarbrough & Peoples - Don't Stop The Music
- The Gap Band - Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)
- The Whispers - It's A Love Thing
- Sister Sledge - All American Girls
- Tom Browne - Thighs High (Grip Your Hips And Move)
- Slave - Watching You
- A Taste Of Honey - Sukiyaki
- Stevie Wonder - I Ain't Gonna Stand For It
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- Tierra - Together
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?