Friday September 25, 1981
US date format: 9/25/1981, UK date format: 25/9/1981
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 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 Van Hansis and Sarah Jayne Dunn.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross.
In UK Tainted Love by Soft Cell was in the top 5 hits.
My Dinner with Andre, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Social Studies by Fran Lebowitz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vice Versa.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astrosmash or Round-Up.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 25, 1981?
- Also see September 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Virgin of Fuencisla; Saint Finbarr
- Mozambique - Armed Forces Day
- French Republican Calendar - Colchique (Crocus) Day, fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Rolling Stones begin their 6th US tour (JFK Stadium, Philadelphia)
- Sandra Day O'Connor becomes the 102nd person sworn in as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States and the first woman to hold the office.
- Belize joins the United Nations.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 25, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- Juice Newton - Queen Of Hearts
- Stevie Nicks - Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
- Foreigner - Urgent
- Ronnie Milsap - (There's) No Gettin' Over Me
- Journey - Who's Crying Now
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- Eddie Rabbitt - Step By Step
- Commodores - Lady (You Bring Me Up)
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
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)
- Rick James - Super Freak (Part I)
- Four Tops - When She Was My Girl
- Larry Graham - Just Be My Lady
- Al Jarreau - We're In This Love Together
- Luther Vandross - Never Too Much
- Aretha Franklin And George Benson - Love All The Hurt Away
- The B.B. And Q. Band - On The Beat
- Denroy Morgan - I'll Do Anything For You
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?