Tuesday 20 October 1981
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Willis McGahee and Francisco Javier Rodriguez.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) by Christopher Cross.
In UK It's My Party by Dave Stewart With Barbara Gaskin was in the top 5 hits.
The Evil Dead, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching It Takes a Worried Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Red Alert or Video Hustler.
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Which were the important events of 20 October 1981 ?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Willis McGahee: American football player.
- Francisco Javier Rodriguez: Mexican footballer.
- Dimitrios Papadopoulos: Greek footballer.
- Dimitris Papadopoulos: Greek footballer.
- Francisco Rodríguez: Mexican footballer.
- 1st NBA game at Meadowlands Arena, New Jersey Nets lose to New York Knicks 103-99
- 3 members of Weather underground arrested for armored truck robbery
- Bomb attack on Antwerp Belgium synagogue, 1 dead, 80 injured
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
- Sheena Easton - For Your Eyes Only
- Eddie Rabbitt - Step By Step
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
- Stevie Nicks - Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
- Dan Fogelberg - Hard To Say
- Little River Band - The Night Owls
- Rick Springfield - I've Done Everything For You
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