Monday 30 March 1981
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Katy Mixon and Jammal Brown.
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.
Nighthawks, directed by Bruce Malmuth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Key To Rebecca by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Si unyil.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaxian 2 or Triple Action.
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- Saint John Climacus (died 649)
- Easter in 1975, 1986, 1991, and 1997.
- Roman Empire - Festival devoted to Salus.
- Land Day.
- Spiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation Day - Public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago.
- National Doctors' Day - observed in the USA.
- Saint Quirinus (d. 117)
- Saint Veronus
- Blessed Amadeus IX of Savoy
- Katy Mixon: TV Actress.
- Jammal Brown: American football player.
- Angie Greenup: American comedian actress and television host.
- Andrea Masi: Italian rugby player.
- 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 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Blondie - Rapture
- John Lennon - Woman
- Styx - The Best Of Times
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Kiss On My List
- Don McLean - Crying
- Neil Diamond - Hello Again
- Grover Washington Jr. - Just The Two Of Us
- REO Speedwagon - Keep On Loving You
- Steve Winwood - While You See A Chance
- Barbra Streisand - What Kind Of Fool
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