Tuesday June 23, 1981
US date format: 6/23/1981, UK date format: 23/6/1981
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 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 Antony Costa and Monica Sweetheart.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes.
In UK Being With You by Smokey Robinson was in the top 5 hits.
Blow Out, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Glitter Dome by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Okres na severu.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fantasy or Triple Action.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 23, 1981?
- J??i (L?go) - Latvia
- Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
- The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- National holiday - Luxembourg
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- This Was Burlesque opens at Princess Theater NYC for 28 performances
- 33 inning game ends, Pawtucket 3, Rochester 2
- Dave Koza scores Marty Barrett with bases-loaded single in bottom of 33rd inning, Pawtucket beats Rochester 3-2
- French government of Mauroy forms, with 4 communists
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- Zarah Leander: Swedish singer and actress whose...
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 23, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- Stars On 45 - Medley
- Taste Of Honey, A - Sukiyaki
- Ray Parker Jr. - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- George Harrison - All Those Years Ago
- Air Supply - The One That You Love
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - You Make My Dreams
- Neil Diamond - America
- Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl
- Oak Ridge Boys - Elvira
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rick James - Give It To Me Baby
- Frankie Smith - Double Dutch Bus
- Stephanie Mills - Two Hearts
- Chaka Khan - What Cha' Gonna Do For Me
- Cameo - Freaky Dancin'
- Grace Jones - Pull Up To The Bumper
- Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- Maze - Running Away
- Stanley Clarke/George Duke - Sweet Baby
- Change - Paradise
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