Tuesday August 25, 1981
US date format: 8/25/1981, UK date format: 25/8/1981
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 25, 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 Rachel Bilson and Jan-Berrie Burger.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross.
In UK Green Door by Shakin' Stevens was in the top 5 hits.
They All Laughed, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Free Fall In Crimson by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Only Fools and Horses.....
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Protector or Skeet Shoot.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 25, 1981?
- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
- Jeff Schwartz sets solo record for trampoline bouncing (266:09).
- Voyager 2 spacecraft makes its closest approach to Saturn
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 25, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand
- Joey Scarbury - Theme From The Greatest American Hero (Believe It Or Not)
- Stevie Nicks - Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
- Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl
- Juice Newton - Queen Of Hearts
- Ronnie Milsap - (There's) No Gettin' Over Me
- Foreigner - Urgent
- Commodores - Lady (You Bring Me Up)
- Journey - Who's Crying Now
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Diana Ross & Lionel Richie - Endless Love
- Carl Carlton - She's A Bad Mama Jama (She's Built, She's Stacked)
- Teena Marie - Square Biz
- Larry Graham - Just Be My Lady
- Commodores - Lady (You Bring Me Up)
- Stacy Lattisaw - Love On A Two Way Street
- Rick James - Super Freak (Part I)
- Evelyn King - I'm In Love
- The Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand
- Phyllis Hyman And Mike Henderson - Can't We Fall In Love Again
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 25, 1981?
On August 25, 1981 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is August 25, 1981?
On August 25, 1981 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on August 25, 1981?
On August 25, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 25, 1981?
On August 25, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 25, 1981?
On August 25, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 25, 1981?
On August 25, 1981 several famous people were born including, Rachel Bilson, Jean-Julien Rojer, Jan-Berrie Burger.
What was the number one song in August 25, 1981?
The number one song in the week of August 25, 1981 was Endless Love by Diana Ross in US and Green Door by Shakin' Stevens in UK.
What were the top hits on August 25, 1981?
The top hits on August 25, 1981 were Endless Love by Diana Ross, Slow Hand by Pointer Sisters, Theme From The Greatest American Hero (Believe It Or Not) by Joey Scarbury in US and Green Door by Shakin' Stevens, Hooked On Classics by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Happy Birthday by Stevie Wonder in UK.