Friday June 26, 1981
US date format: 6/26/1981, UK date format: 26/6/1981
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 26, 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 Damien Sargue and Adrianna Costa.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes.
In UK Being With You by Smokey Robinson was in the top 5 hits.
Blow Out, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Glitter Dome by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Okres na severu.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Car Wars (TI 99/4A) or Protector.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 26, 1981?
- Saints John and Paul
- The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
- Flag Day in Romania
- Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
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- For Your Eyes Only premieres in US
- Peter Kreuder: German musician, pianist, songwriter,...
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 26, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- Stars On 45 - Medley
- Taste Of Honey, A - Sukiyaki
- Ray Parker Jr. - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- George Harrison - All Those Years Ago
- Air Supply - The One That You Love
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - You Make My Dreams
- Neil Diamond - America
- Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl
- Oak Ridge Boys - Elvira
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rick James - Give It To Me Baby
- Frankie Smith - Double Dutch Bus
- Stephanie Mills - Two Hearts
- Chaka Khan - What Cha' Gonna Do For Me
- Cameo - Freaky Dancin'
- Grace Jones - Pull Up To The Bumper
- Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- Maze - Running Away
- Stanley Clarke/George Duke - Sweet Baby
- Change - Paradise
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next June 26If June 26, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 3 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 25 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on June 26, 1981?
On June 26, 1981 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is June 26, 1981?
On June 26, 1981 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on June 26, 1981?
On June 26, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 26, 1981?
On June 26, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on June 26, 1981?
On June 26, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on June 26, 1981?
On June 26, 1981 several famous people were born including, Damien Sargue, Adrianna Costa, Andrea Gibbs.
Which famous people died on June 26, 1981?
Famous people died on June 26, 1981 include, Peter Kreuder.
What was the number one song in June 26, 1981?
The number one song in the week of June 26, 1981 was Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes in US and Being With You by Smokey Robinson in UK.
What were the top hits on June 26, 1981?
The top hits on June 26, 1981 were Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes, Medley by Stars On 45, Sukiyaki by Taste Of Honey, A in US and Being With You by Smokey Robinson, One Day In Your Life by Michael Jackson, More Than In Love by Kate Robbins & Beyond in UK.