Monday 30 November 1981
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include War Machine and Mavado .
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.
On Golden Pond, directed by Mark Rydell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Freeway or GORF.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 November 1981 ?
- Cities for Life Day; 300 cities around the world declare their opposition to the death penalty
- Official End of the Hurricane Season
- Philippines - Andres Bonifacio Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew the apostle
- Also see November 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Barbados - Independence Day (from Britain, 1966)
- War Machine: MMA Fighter.
- Mavado : Reggae Singer.
- Beau Bokan: Metal Singer.
- Zabiuddin Ansari: Indian-Pakistani accused terrorist.
- Rich Harden: Canadian baseball player.
- Robert H Harris: Actor (Jake-Goldbergs), dies at 72.
- New York Yankee Dave Righetti wins AL Rookie of Year Award
- Porn star John Holmes arrested on fugitive charges
- South Africa anti apartheid advocate Bulelani Ngcuka arrested
- Yankees Dave Righetti wins AL Rookie of Year
- Cold War: In Geneva, representatives from the United States and the Soviet Union begin to negotiate intermediate-range nuclear weapon reductions in Europe (the meetings ended inconclusively on December 17).
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
- The Police - Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
- Commodores - Oh No
- Air Supply - Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You)
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove
- Rod Stewart - Young Turks
- Diana Ross - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
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