Monday March 30, 1981
US date format: 3/30/1981, UK date format: 30/3/1981
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Jammal Brown and Katy Mixon.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Rapture by Blondie.
In UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits.
Death Hunt, directed by Peter R. Hunt, 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 Belle and Sebastian.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Venture or Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 30, 1981?
- Saint John Climacus (died 649)
- Easter in 1975, 1986, 1991, and 1997.
- Roman Empire - Festival devoted to Salus.
- Land Day.
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- President Ronald Reagan is shot in the chest outside a Washington, D.C., hotel by John Hinckley, Jr.
- Dewitt Wallace, American magazine founder/publisher (Reader's Digest), dies at age 91 (born 1889).
- US President Ronald Reagan is shot in the chest outside the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., hotel. Six shots are fired, hitting Reagan, White House Press Secretary James Brady, Secret Service agent Timothy McCarthy, and District of Columbia policeman Thomas Delahaney. None is killed.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 30, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Smokey Robinson - Being With You
- The Whispers - It's A Love Thing
- Sister Sledge - All American Girls
- Tom Browne - Thighs High (Grip Your Hips And Move)
- A Taste Of Honey - Sukiyaki
- Grover Washington, Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- Yarbrough & Peoples - Don't Stop The Music
- Slave - Watching You
- Champaign - How 'bout Us
- T-Connection - Everything Is Cool
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 30If March 30, 1981 is your birthday you're 39 years, 5 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 4 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?