Monday 21 September 1981
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nicole Richie and Rimi Sen.
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 The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Movie Macabre.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaga or Video Life.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 21 September 1981!
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 21 September 1981 ?
- Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
- International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
- In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
- Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
- Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
- Also see September 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Matthew the Evangelist
- Nicole Richie: Reality Star.
- Rimi Sen: Indian actress.
- Collien Fernandes
- Jack Ryder (actor)
- Meilinda Soerjoko: Indonesian-Australian actress.
- Belize (British Honduras) gains independence from the UK
- Steve Carlton strikes out National League record 3,118th (Andre Dawson).
- Belize is granted full independence from the United Kingdom.
- Sandra Day O'Connor is unanimously approved by the U.S. Senate as the first female Supreme Court justice.
- Belize becomes independent.
- The Rolling Stones begin their Tattoo You tour at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia.
- The Boeing 767 airliner makes its first flight.
- The Sydney Tower opens to the public.
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)
- Eddie Rabbitt - Step By Step
- Commodores - Lady (You Bring Me Up)
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
Search For Your Ancestors
Sport Games on 21 September 1981
- Dallas Cowboys - New England Patriots : 35 - 21
Make this date unforgettable
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?