Saturday January 24, 1981
US date format: 1/24/1981, UK date format: 24/1/1981
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 24, 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 Riya Sen and Travis Hanson.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon.
In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits.
Foul Play, directed by Colin Higgins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rosa... de lejos.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Warp & Warp or Fantasy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 24, 1981?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- Kim Hughes scores 213 versus India at Adelaide.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 24, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
- Neil Diamond - Love On The Rocks
- Blondie - The Tide Is High
- Barbra Streisand - Guilty
- Bruce Springsteen - Hungry Heart
- Air Supply - Every Woman In The World
- Rod Stewart - Passion
- Eddie Rabbitt - I Love A Rainy Night
- Diana Ross - It's My Turn
- The Police - De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kool & The Gang - Celebration
- The Jacksons - Heartbreak Hotel
- Aretha Franklin - United Together
- Lakeside - Fantastic Voyage
- Cameo - Keep It Hot
- The Reddings - Remote Control
- Parliament - Agony Of Defeet
- The Gap Band - Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)
- Barkays - Boogie Body Land
- Switch - Love Over And Over Again
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 24If January 24, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 7 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 6 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?