Wednesday 28 October 1981
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dwayne Cameron and Milan Baros.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) by Christopher Cross.
In UK It's My Party by Dave Stewart With Barbara Gaskin was in the top 5 hits.
Halloween II, directed by Rick Rosenthal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Never-Say-Diet Book by Richard Simmons was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching It Takes a Worried Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxian 2 or Battle of Atlantis.
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- St. Anastasia II
- St. Remigius
- Greece - Oxi (No) Day
- Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
- Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Salvius
- St. Abraham
- R.C. Saints - October 28th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Jude (a.k.a Saint Thaddaeus or "of James")
- St. Eadsin
- St. Simon the Zealot (erroneously a.k.a. "the Canaanite")
- St. John Dat
- St. Anglinus
- St. Ferrutius
- St. Fidelis of Como
- Saint Godwin
- St. Honoratus of Vercelli
- Dwayne Cameron
- Milan Baros: Czech footballer.
- Solomon Andargachew: Ethiopian footballer.
- Milan Baroš: Czech footballer.
- Shane Gore: English footballer.
- Nate McLouth: American baseball player.
- Nick Montgomery: English-Scottish footballer.
- Noah Galloway: War Hero.
- Edward M McIntrye elected 1st black Mayor of Augusta, Georgia
- New York Yankee George Frazier loses 3 World Series games
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
- Sheena Easton - For Your Eyes Only
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- Bob Seger - Tryin' To Live My Life Without You (Live)
- Dan Fogelberg - Hard To Say
- Little River Band - The Night Owls
- Rick Springfield - I've Done Everything For You
- Eddie Rabbitt - Step By Step
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