Saturday February 21, 1981
US date format: 2/21/1981, UK date format: 21/2/1981
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 21, 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 Floor Jansen and Amandine Bégot.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to 9 To 5 by Dolly Parton.
In UK Vienna by Ultravox was in the top 5 hits.
The Aviator's Wife, directed by Éric Rohmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Brain by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Number 96.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Eggs or Crush, Crumble and Chomp!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 21, 1981?
- Saint Pepin of Landen
- Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
- Saint Randoald
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- Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe, murderer of 13 women, captured
- Japan launches Hinotori satellite to study solar flares (580 / 640 k)
- NASA launches Comstar D-4.
- Charles Rocket, portraying the gunshot victim in a Saturday Night Live parody of the "Who Shot J.R." plot on the program Dallas, said, "I'd like to know who the fuck did it," during the live feed of the "goodnights" segment. Afterward, everyone except Eddie Murphy and Joe Piscopo was fired.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 21, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Gap Band - Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)
- Yarbrough & Peoples - Don't Stop The Music
- Lakeside - Fantastic Voyage
- The Jacksons - Heartbreak Hotel
- Stevie Wonder - I Ain't Gonna Stand For It
- Aretha Franklin - United Together
- The Whispers - It's A Love Thing
- ConFunkShun - Too Tight
- The Jones Girls - I Just Love The Man
- Sister Sledge - All American Girls
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on February 21, 1981?
On February 21, 1981 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is February 21, 1981?
On February 21, 1981 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on February 21, 1981?
On February 21, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 21, 1981?
On February 21, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on February 21, 1981?
On February 21, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 21, 1981?
On February 21, 1981 several famous people were born including, Floor Jansen, Amandine Bégot, Jun Kaname.
What was the number one song in February 21, 1981?
The number one song in the week of February 21, 1981 was 9 To 5 by Dolly Parton in US and Vienna by Ultravox in UK.
What were the top hits on February 21, 1981?
The top hits on February 21, 1981 were 9 To 5 by Dolly Parton, I Love A Rainy Night by Eddie Rabbitt, Celebration by Kool & The Gang in US and Vienna by Ultravox, Shaddup You Face by Joe Dolce Music Theatre, Woman by John Lennon in UK.