Thursday 30 July 1981
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Maureen Nisima and Hope Solo.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield.
In UK Ghost Town by The Specials was in the top 5 hits.
Heavy Metal, directed by Gerald Potterton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Noble House by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Troubles.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Donkey Kong or Lock 'n' Chase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 July 1981 ?
- Vanuatu - Independence Day
- St. Julitta (a martyr)
- St. Sennen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon
- Maureen Nisima: French Olympic athlete, she took home two bronze medals, in the fencing events at the 2004 summer Olympics in Beijing, one for individual epee and the other for the team event.
- Hope Solo: Soccer Player.
- Nicky Hayden: American motorcycle racer.
- Juan Smith: South African rugby player.
- Indrek Turi: Estonian decathlete.
- Belgian Senate accept laws against racism
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl
- Air Supply - The One That You Love
- Joey Scarbury - Theme From The Greatest American Hero (Believe It Or Not)
- Kenny Rogers - I Don't Need You
- Oak Ridge Boys - Elvira
- Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand
- Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes
- The Manhattan Transfer - Boy From New York City
- Marty Balin - Hearts
- Juice Newton - Queen Of Hearts
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