Sunday 20 September 1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Feliciano Lopez and Joanie Dodds.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross.
In UK Tainted Love by Soft Cell was in the top 5 hits.
Chariots of Fire, directed by Hugh Hudson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Cujo by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Movie Macabre.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Utopia or Venture.
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Which were the important events of 20 September 1981 ?
- Feliciano Lopez: Spanish tennis player.
- Joanie Dodds: America's Next Top Model contestant.
- Feliciano López: Spanish tennis player.
- David McMillan: American football player (d. 2013).
- Ryan Tandy: Australian rugby player (d. 2014).
- Jordan Tata: American baseball player
- Belize declares independence
- Joe Danelo kicks then New York Giant record 55 yard field goal
- Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic
- The Brazilian river boat ''Sobral Santos'' capsizes in the Amazon River, Óbidos, Brazil, killing at least 300.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- Juice Newton - Queen Of Hearts
- Stevie Nicks - Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
- Foreigner - Urgent
- Ronnie Milsap - (There's) No Gettin' Over Me
- Journey - Who's Crying Now
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- Commodores - Lady (You Bring Me Up)
- Eddie Rabbitt - Step By Step
- Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand
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