Sunday 22 February 1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 22, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Elodie Yung and Adrienne Pickering.
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 The Fifth Horseman by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Harper Valley P.T.A..
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Hawk or Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 22 February 1981
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Which were the important events of 22 February 1981 ?
- Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
- United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
- Ash Wednesday in 2023.
- Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
- The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts celebrates this day as "Thinking Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell, and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.
- Elodie Yung: Actress.
- Adrienne Pickering: Australian actress.
- Fredson Camara: Brazilian footballer.
- Gemma Collins: Reality Star.
- Jeanette Biedermann: German singer-songwriter and actress.
- Michael Maltese: American actor screenwriter and composer (d. 1981).
- Amy Alcott wins LPGA Bent Tree Ladies Golf Classic.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dolly Parton - 9 To 5
- Eddie Rabbitt - I Love A Rainy Night
- Kool & The Gang - Celebration
- John Lennon - Woman
- Blondie - The Tide Is High
- REO Speedwagon - Keep On Loving You
- Styx - The Best Of Times
- Delbert McClinton - Giving It Up For Your Love
- Dan Fogelberg - Same Old Lang Syne
- Steely Dan - Hey Nineteen
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
- Too Tight - ConFunkShun
- The Jones Girls - I Just Love The Man
- Sister Sledge - All American Girls
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