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October 25th, 1981...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
by Christopher Cross

In the UK:
"It's My Party"
by Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Anwar Sadat

(TIME Cover: October the 19th, 1981)

 Famous people born on the 25th of October:

1330 - Louis II of Flanders (d. 1384)
1806 - Max Stirner, German philosopher (d. 1856)
1838 - Georges Bizet, French composer (d. 1875)
1881 - Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter and sculptor (d. 1973)
1921 - King Michael I of Romania
1935 - Russell Schweickart, astronaut
1944 - Jon Anderson, English singer (Yes)
1955 - Matthias Jabs, German guitarist and songwriter (Scorpions)
1962 - Chad Smith, American drummer (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1981

Roger W. Sperry

for his discoveries concerning the functional specialization of the cerebral hemispheres

California Institute of Technology (Caltech) - Pasadena, CA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1981 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1981

Chariots of Fire
directed by Hugh Hudson
with Ian Holm (Sam Mussabini)

Designed in 1981

The Armchair Marini
by Alain Domingo and François Scali

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Bill Murray / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 350, August 20, 1981



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