Thursday July 23, 1981
US date format: 7/23/1981, UK date format: 23/7/1981
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 23, 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 Jade Hsu and Raphaël Personnaz.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to The One That You Love by Air Supply.
In UK Ghost Town by The Specials was in the top 5 hits.
Carbon Copy, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Covenant by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Okres na severu.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Kong or Loco-Motion.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 23, 1981?
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 23, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Air Supply - The One That You Love
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl
- Joey Scarbury - Theme From The Greatest American Hero (Believe It Or Not)
- Oak Ridge Boys - Elvira
- Kenny Rogers - I Don't Need You
- Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - You Make My Dreams
- The Manhattan Transfer - Boy From New York City
- Marty Balin - Hearts
Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 23If July 23, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 1 month, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 5 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?