Monday 9 November 1981
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gauthier de Tessières and Scottie Thompson.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Private Eyes by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
In UK Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie was in the top 5 hits.
Venom, directed by Piers Haggard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981
while Elvis by Albert Goldman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Darkroom.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Donkey Kong or Asteroids Deluxe.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 9 November 1981
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Which were the important events of 9 November 1981 ?
- Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
- Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
- Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
- Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
- Europe - Inventor's Day - in honor of Hedy Lamarr's birthday
- United States - World Freedom Day, to commenerate the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989
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Sport Games on 9 November 1981
- Buffalo Bills - Dallas Cowboys : 14 - 27
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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
- Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
- Bob Seger - Tryin' To Live My Life Without You (Live)
- Little River Band - The Night Owls
- Air Supply - Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You)
- Rick Springfield - I've Done Everything For You
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- Mike Post - The Theme From Hill Street Blues
Top #10 R&B songs
- Roger - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- Kool & The Gang - Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It)
- Luther Vandross - Never Too Much
- Prince - Controversy
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove
- The Time - Get It Up
- Four Tops - When She Was My Girl
- Diana Ross & Lionel Richie - Endless Love
- Slave - Snap Shot
- Commodores - Oh No
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?