Saturday 26 September 1981
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Collien Fernandes and Serena Williams.
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.
Galaxy of Terror, directed by B.D. Clark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Cujo by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rod, Jane and Freddy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alpine Ski or Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord.
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- Collien Fernandes: German TV host and actress.
- Serena Williams: American ranking tennis player in 1998 along with her 15-month older sister, Venus.
- Christina Milian: American R&B singer and actress.
- Aras Baskauskas: American reality show contestant winner of Survivor: Panama.
- Yao Beina: Chinese singer (d. 2015).
- First flight of the Boeing 767 airliner.
- Houston Astros' Nolan Ryan's fifth no-hitter, beats Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-0.
- Baseball: Nolan Ryan sets a Major League record by throwing his fifth no-hitter.
- Disney's weekly TV show moves to CBS, making it the first prime-time series to have appeared on all three major networks. The show is renamed Walt Disney, airing on Saturdays from 8:00 to 9:00.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1981 ?
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
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