Wednesday 27 May 1981
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Johan Elmander and Ozgur Cevik.
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.
The Haunting of Julia, directed by Richard Loncraine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Masquerade by Kit Williams was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Night Flight.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Donkey Kong or Stone Sling (Europe) Smithereens! (US).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 May 1981 ?
- Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
- Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
- Pope John I
- Saint Julius the Veteran
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Venerable Bede
- Lag Ba'omer in Judaism (2005)
- Children's Day in Nigeria
- Johan Elmander: Swedish footballer.
- Ozgur Cevik: Turkish singer and actor.
- Miloy : Angolan footballer.
- Marcelo Bonan: Marcelo Bonan.
- Özgür Çevik: Turkish singer and actor.
- Alina Cojocaru: Alina Cojocaru Romanian ballerina.
- Fivos Constantinou: Cypriot distance and cross country runner.
- John Hinckley attempts suicide by overdosing on Tylenol
- Liverpool wins 26th Europe Cup 1 at Paris, France.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1981 ?
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
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