Wednesday December 30, 1981
US date format: 12/30/1981, UK date format: 30/12/1981
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 30, 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 Louise Monot and Cédric Carrasso.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits.
Umrao Jaan, directed by Muzaffar Ali, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Pathfinders by Gail Sheehy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Let There Be Love.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tigers in the Snow or Fantasy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 30, 1981?
- The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
- Philippines - Rizal Day
- In the 39th game of his 3rd NHL season Wayne Gretzky scores 5 goals giving him 50 on the year setting a new NHL record previously held by Maurice Richard and Mike Bossy who earlier had each scored 50 goals in 50 games.
- Alfie Anido: Filipino actor (Born 1959).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 30, 1981?
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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
Top #9 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 30If December 30, 1981 is your birthday you're 38 years, 8 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 30, 1981?
On December 30, 1981 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is December 30, 1981?
On December 30, 1981 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on December 30, 1981?
On December 30, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 30, 1981?
On December 30, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 30, 1981?
On December 30, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 30, 1981?
On December 30, 1981 several famous people were born including, Louise Monot, Cédric Carrasso, KWill .
Which famous people died on December 30, 1981?
Famous people died on December 30, 1981 include, Alfie Anido.
What was the number one song in December 30, 1981?
The number one song in the week of December 30, 1981 was Physical by Olivia Newton-John in US and The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz in UK.
What were the top hits on December 30, 1981?
The top hits on December 30, 1981 were Physical by Olivia Newton-John, Waiting For A Girl Like You by Foreigner, Let's Groove by Earth, Wind & Fire in US and The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz, Don't You Want Me by The Human League, Daddy's Home by Cliff Richard in UK.