Monday 2 November 1981
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Katharine Isabelle and Roddy White.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Private Eyes by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
In UK It's My Party by Dave Stewart With Barbara Gaskin was in the top 5 hits.
Time Bandits, directed by Terry Gilliam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching It Takes a Worried Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Turbo or Loco-Motion.
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Which were the important events of 2 November 1981 ?
- Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
- Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
- USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
- Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
- Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
- Katharine Isabelle: Canadian actress, best known for her portrayal of Ginger in the Ginger Snaps trilogy, as Gibb in Freddy vs.
- Roddy White: American football player.
- Mitchell Johnson: Cricket Player.
- Miryo : South Korean singer-songwriter (Brown Eyed Girls).
- Wilson Betemit: Dominican baseball player.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- Sheena Easton - For Your Eyes Only
- Bob Seger - Tryin' To Live My Life Without You (Live)
- Little River Band - The Night Owls
- Dan Fogelberg - Hard To Say
- Rick Springfield - I've Done Everything For You
- Air Supply - Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You)
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
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