Sunday 1 November 1981
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include LaTavia Roberson and Coco Martin.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) by Christopher Cross.
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 Cranston Manor or Lock 'n' Chase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 November 1981 ?
- Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
- World Vegan Day
- Mexico - The Day of the Dead
- Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
- Algeria - National day
- Catholicism - Holy Day of Obligation, All Saints Day. Holiday in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Guatemala.
- Roman festivals - last day of the Ludi Victoriae Sullanae.
- Antigua and Barbuda - Independence Day (from Britain, 1981)
- LaTavia Roberson: American singer (Destiny's Child).
- Coco Martin: Movie Actor.
- Matt Jones: American actor.
- 1st Class Mail raised from 18 cents to 20 cents
- 3rd meeting of Giants-Jets, Jets up 2-1 with 26-7 win
- Chako Higuchi wins LPGA Pioneer Cup Golf Tournament
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1981 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
- Sheena Easton - For Your Eyes Only
- Diana Ross - Endless Love
- Bob Seger - Tryin' To Live My Life Without You (Live)
- Dan Fogelberg - Hard To Say
- Little River Band - The Night Owls
- Rick Springfield - I've Done Everything For You
- Eddie Rabbitt - Step By Step
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