Tuesday 19 May 1981
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include French presidential election 1974 and Georges St-Pierre.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes.
In UK Stand And Deliver by Adam & The Ants was in the top 5 hits.
Outland, directed by Peter Hyams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while God Emperor Of Dune by Frank Herbert was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shillingbury Tales.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Robby Roto or Munchman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
- Theophilus of Corte
- Peter Celestine
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Dunstan
- French presidential election 1974
- Georges St-Pierre: MMA Fighter.
- Isabella Ragonese
- Yo Gotti: Rapper.
- Luciano Figueroa: Argentinian footballer.
- Michael Leighton: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Sina Schielke: German sprinter.
- Bong Tae-gyu: South Korean actor.
- Klaas-Erik Zwering: Dutch swimmer.
- Nate Cole: American singer/songwriter.
- Georges St Pierre: Canadian mixed martial artist.
- Kiera Cass: Young Adult Author.
- Pirate Jim Bibby gives up a leadoff single to Brave Terry Harper, then retires next 27 batters
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- Grover Washington Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- Juice Newton - Angel Of The Morning
- Stars On 45 - Medley
- REO Speedwagon - Take It On The Run
- Gino Vannelli - Living Inside Myself
- Taste Of Honey, A - Sukiyaki
- Styx - Too Much Time On My Hands
- John Lennon - Watching The Wheels
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