Friday 24 July 1981
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Summer Glau and Doug Bollinger.
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.
Heavy Metal, directed by Gerald Potterton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Cardinal Sins by Andrew M. Greeley was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bellamy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arena of Octos or Ulysses and the Golden Fleece.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 July 1981 ?
- Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
- St. Ruffin
- St. Wulfhad
- St. David
- St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
- St. Lewine
- St. Kinga/Cunegundes
- St. Francis Solano
- St. Saint Christina the Astonishing
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 9 saints: St. Lupus
- Ancient Latvia - Jekaupa Diena held
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Leo
- Vanuatu - Children's Day
- Ecuador - Sim=n Bolfvar Day
- Venezuela - the Libertador (Sim=n Bolfvar Day)
- Summer Glau: American actress (Firefly).
- Doug Bollinger: Australian cricketer.
- Mark Robinson: British actor (The Girl), dies at 30.
- Mohammed Ali Rajai elected President of Iran
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1981 ?
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
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