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What was happening in 1981?


News
* US-Iran agreement frees 52 hostages held in Teheran since 1979
* Pope John Paul II wounded by gunman
* President Reagan wounded by gunman
* MTV goes on the air running around the clock music videos,
debuting with "Video Killed the Radio Star."
* Pacman-mania sweeps the country.
* AIDS is first identified.
* IBM introduces its first personal computer, running (MS-DOS).

Sports
Super Bowl Oakland d. Philadelphia (27-10)
World Series LA Dodgers d. NY Yankees (4-2)
NBA Championship Boston d. Houston (4-2)
Stanley Cup NY Islanders d. Minnesota (4-1)
Wimbledon Women: Chris Evert Lloyd d. H. Mandlikova (6-2 6-2)
Men: John McEnroe d. B. Borg (4-6 7-6 7-6 6-4)
Kentucky Derby Champion Pleasant Colony
NCAA Basketball Championship Indiana d. North Carolina (63-50)
NCAA Football Champions Clemson (12-0-0)

Top Movies
Raiders of the Lost Ark, Chariots of Fire, On Golden Pond, Reds, Atlantic City

Other Info
US GDP (1998 dollars): $3,115.90 billion
Federal spending: $678.25 billion
Federal debt: $994.8 billion
Median Household Income (current dollars):$19,074
Consumer Price Index: 90.9
Unemployment: 7.6%
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.15 ($0.18 as of 3/22/81; $0.20 as of 11/1/81)

Billboard Top 10 Singles - 1981
1. "BETTE DAVIS EYES" Kim Carnes
2. "ENDLESS LOVE" Diana Ross and Lionel Richie
3. "LADY" Kenny Rogers
4. "(Just Like) STARTING OVER" John Lennon
5. "JESSIE'S GIRL" Rick Springfield
6. "CELEBRATION" Kool and the Gang
7. "KISS ON MY LIST" Daryl Hall and John Oates
8. "I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT" Eddie Rabbitt
9. "9 TO 5" Dolly Parton
10. "KEEP ON LOVING YOU" REO Speedwagon

Top Albums
1. High Infidelity - REO Speedwagon
2. Paradise Theatre - Styx
3. Mistaken Identity - Kim Carnes
4. Long Distance Voyager - The Moody Blues
5. Precious Time - Pat Benatar
6. Foreigner - Foreigner
7. Bella Donna - Stevie Nicks
8. Escape - Journey
9. Tatoo You - Rolling Stones
10. For Those About To Rock - AC/DC

Most Popular Television Shows
1. Dallas (CBS)
2. 60 Minutes (CBS)
3. Dukes Of Hazzard (CBS)
4. Private Benjamin (CBS)
5. M*A*S*H (CBS)
6. The Love Boat (ABC)
7. The NBC Tuesday Night Movie (NBC)
8. House Calls (CBS)
9. The Jeffersons (CBS)
10. Little House On the Prairie (NBC)




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