Sunday 27 December 1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Emilie de Ravin and Javine.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK Don't You Want Me by The Human League was in the top 5 hits.
Neighbors, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Airline.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Strategy X or Gobbler.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 27 December 1981 ?
- The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
- R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
- Emilie de Ravin: Australian actress.
- Javine: British singer.
- Patrick Sharp: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Emilie De Ravin: TV Actress.
- David Aardsma: American baseball player.
- Hoagy Carmichael: American singer-songwriter pianist and actor (d. 1981).
- Oiler Wayne Gretzky becomes fastest NHLer to get 100 pts (38th game)
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
- Rod Stewart - Young Turks
- Quarterflash - Harden My Heart
- Diana Ross - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
- Stevie Nicks - Leather And Lace
- Journey - Don't Stop Believin'
- Lindsey Buckingham - Trouble
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Sport Games on 27 December 1981
- Buffalo Bills - New York Jets : 31 - 27
- New York Giants - Philadelphia Eagles : 27 - 21
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?