Sunday October 25, 1981
US date format: 10/25/1981, UK date format: 25/10/1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Josh Henderson and Artyom Dervoed.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) by Christopher Cross.
In UK It's My Party by Dave Stewart With Barbara Gaskin was in the top 5 hits.
The Prowler, directed by Joseph Zito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Last Song.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxian 2 or Strange Odyssey.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 25, 1981?
- Day of the Romanian Army
- Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
- Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
- Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- 12th NYC Marathon won by Alberto Salazar in 2:08:13
- 200,000 demonstrate in Brussel against cruise missile
- Allison Roe (2:25:29) and Alberto Salazar (2:08:13) win NYC marathon
- George Steinbrenner scuffles with 2 fans in a hotel elevator
- Ariel Durant: American historian who collaborated with...
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 25, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
- Sheena Easton - For Your Eyes Only
- Eddie Rabbitt - Step By Step
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
- Stevie Nicks - Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
- Dan Fogelberg - Hard To Say
- Little River Band - The Night Owls
- Rick Springfield - I've Done Everything For You
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Luther Vandross - Never Too Much
- Four Tops - When She Was My Girl
- Carl Carlton - She's A Bad Mama Jama (She's Built, She's Stacked)
- Diana Ross & Lionel Richie - Endless Love
- Rick James - Super Freak (Part I)
- Aretha Franklin And George Benson - Love All The Hurt Away
- Roger - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- The Time - Get It Up
- Kool & The Gang - Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It)
- Teddy Pendergrass - I Can't Live Without Your Love
Sport Games on October 25, 1981
- Baltimore Colts - Cleveland Browns : 28 - 42
- Cincinnati Bengals - New Orleans Saints : 7 - 17
- Denver Broncos - Buffalo Bills : 7 - 9
- Green Bay Packers - Detroit Lions : 27 - 31
- Kansas City Chiefs - Oakland Raiders : 28 - 17
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 25, 1981?
On October 25, 1981 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is October 25, 1981?
On October 25, 1981 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on October 25, 1981?
On October 25, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 25, 1981?
On October 25, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 25, 1981?
On October 25, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 25, 1981?
On October 25, 1981 several famous people were born including, Josh Henderson, Artyom Dervoed, Austin Winkler.
Which famous people died on October 25, 1981?
Famous people died on October 25, 1981 include, Ariel Durant.
What was the number one song in October 25, 1981?
The number one song in the week of October 25, 1981 was Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) by Christopher Cross in US and It's My Party by Dave Stewart With Barbara Gaskin in UK.
What were the top hits on October 25, 1981?
The top hits on October 25, 1981 were Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) by Christopher Cross, Endless Love by Diana Ross, Start Me Up by The Rolling Stones in US and It's My Party by Dave Stewart With Barbara Gaskin, The Birdie Song (Birdie Dance) by The Tweets, Prince Charming by Adam & The Ants in UK.