Tuesday May 26, 1981
US date format: 5/26/1981, UK date format: 26/5/1981
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Isaac Slade and Graziella Schimitt.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes.
In UK Stand And Deliver by Adam & The Ants was in the top 5 hits.
Clash of the Titans, directed by Desmond Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Creation by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Okres na severu.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Fantasia or Asylum.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 26, 1981?
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- Marine jet crashes on flight deck of USS Nimitz, killing 14.
- Prime Minister of Italy Arnaldo Forlani and his coalition cabinet resign following a scandal over membership of the pseudo-masonic lodge P2 (Propaganda Due).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 26, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- Stars On 45 - Medley
- Taste Of Honey, A - Sukiyaki
- REO Speedwagon - Take It On The Run
- Gino Vannelli - Living Inside Myself
- Grover Washington Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- Ray Parker Jr. - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- Styx - Too Much Time On My Hands
- John Lennon - Watching The Wheels
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Chaka Khan - What Cha' Gonna Do For Me
- Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- Rick James - Give It To Me Baby
- A Taste Of Honey - Sukiyaki
- The Gap Band - Yearning For Your Love
- Shalamar - Make That Move
- Stephanie Mills - Two Hearts
- Atlantic Starr - When Love Calls
- Champaign - How 'bout Us
- Change - Paradise
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 26If May 26, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 4 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 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 May 26, 1981?
On May 26, 1981 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is May 26, 1981?
On May 26, 1981 the zodiac sign was Gemini.
Who was the US President on May 26, 1981?
On May 26, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 26, 1981?
On May 26, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 26, 1981?
On May 26, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 26, 1981?
On May 26, 1981 several famous people were born including, Isaac Slade, Graziella Schimitt, Ben Zobrist.
What was the number one song in May 26, 1981?
The number one song in the week of May 26, 1981 was Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes in US and Stand And Deliver by Adam & The Ants in UK.
What were the top hits on May 26, 1981?
The top hits on May 26, 1981 were Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes, Being With You by Smokey Robinson, Medley by Stars On 45 in US and Stand And Deliver by Adam & The Ants, Stars On 45 by Starsound, You Drive Me Crazy by Shakin' Stevens in UK.