Monday 16 November 1981
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie was in the top 5 hits.
Ragtime, directed by Milos Forman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 November 1981 ?
- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
- Thomas Fabius: French businessman, tennis monitor, and radio-TV columnist, son of Minister Laurent Fabius and producer Françoise Castro.
- Dimitri Rassam: French-Lebanese film producer (especially "Le Prénom", and "le Petit Prince" in 2015), son of actress Carole Bouquet, Married to Masha, model.
- Fernando Cabrera: Puerto Rican baseball player.
- Allison Crowe: Canadian singer, songwriter, pianist and guitarist.
- Caitlin Glass: American voice actress singer and director.
- Kate Miller-Heidke: Australian singer-songwriter
- Osi Umenyiora: English-born American football player
- Merrily We Roll Along opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 16 performances
- Dennis Lillee kicked Javed Miandad, who waved his bat at Dennis
- Luke marries Laura on General Hospital (16 million watch)
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
- Air Supply - Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You)
- Bob Seger - Tryin' To Live My Life Without You (Live)
- Little River Band - The Night Owls
- The Police - Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- Mike Post - The Theme From Hill Street Blues
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