Sunday June 28, 1981
US date format: 6/28/1981, UK date format: 28/6/1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 28, 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 Tiffany Hopkins and Mara Santangelo.
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 Softporn Adventure or Stargate.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 28, 1981?
- Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
- Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
- National Handshake Day
- Piaf closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 165 performances
- 74 government officials die in attack in Iran
- Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Golf Tournament
- A powerful bomb explodes in Tehran, killing 73 officials of Islamic Republic Party.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 28, 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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