Friday May 29, 1981
US date format: 5/29/1981, UK date format: 29/5/1981
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 29, 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 Laura Sánchez (model) and Anders Holm.
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.
Clash of the Titans, directed by Desmond Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Creation by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Okres na severu.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Black Hole or Snafu.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 29, 1981?
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 29, 1981?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Chaka Khan - What Cha' Gonna Do For Me
- Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio - A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)
- Rick James - Give It To Me Baby
- A Taste Of Honey - Sukiyaki
- The Gap Band - Yearning For Your Love
- Shalamar - Make That Move
- Stephanie Mills - Two Hearts
- Atlantic Starr - When Love Calls
- Champaign - How 'bout Us
- Change - Paradise
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 29If May 29, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 3 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 3 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?