Friday November 13, 1981

US date format: 11/13/1981, UK date format: 13/11/1981

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 13, 1981). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Shawn Yue and Mirela Delić. 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 An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Darkroom. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Cobra or Warp & Warp.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Iovis epulum; feast of Feronia
  • R.C. Saints - Bricius of Tours; Mother Cabrini; Saint Homobonus
  • Also see November 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Events

  • Ringo releases Wrack My Brains

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Movies

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Venom

Venom

Directed by: Piers Haggard

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Oliver Reed, Nicol Williamson, Sarah Miles

Frankenstein Island

Frankenstein Island

Directed by: Jerry Warren

Starring: Robert Clarke, Steve Brodie, Cameron Mitchell, Robert Christopher

Ragtime

Ragtime

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: James Cagney, Elizabeth McGovern, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Brad Dourif

Country: United States of America

The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie

The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie

Directed by: Friz Freleng

Starring: Mel Blanc, Stan Freberg, June Foray, Ralph James

The Bushido Blade

The Bushido Blade

Directed by: Tsugunobu Kotani

Starring: Richard Boone, Toshirô Mifune, Mike Starr, Timothy Patrick Murphy

TV Series

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Darkroom

Darkroom

Directed by: Britt Napier

The Last Song

The Last Song

Directed by: Julie Anne Robinson

Tenko

Tenko

Starring: Ann Bell, Stephanie Cole, Claire Oberman, Emily Bolton

Country: Australia

That's My Boy

That's My Boy

Directed by: Sean Anders

Jockei Monika

Jockei Monika

Days to next November 13

If November 13, 1981 is your birthday you're 38 years, 10 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 14 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough

An Indecent Obsession

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At the end of World War II, decorated sergeant Michael Wilson enters the mental war of a Pacific military hospital, which contains five remaining patients united by their devotion to their nurse, Honour Langtry

The Beverly Hills Diet by Judy Mazel

The Beverly Hills Diet

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NEW BOOK. Never been read! This book came from a bookstore closing. Dust cover may have slight shelf wear or with light bookstore handling.

How To Make Love To A Man by Alexandra Penney

How To Make Love To A Man

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ASK ANY MAN. If you can get him to admit it, he'll probably tell you that he would like to be made love to almost as much as being a

Elvis by Albert Goldman

Elvis

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hardcover

The Last Days Of America by Paul Erdman

The Last Days Of America

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Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Car Wars (TI 99/4A)

Car Wars (TI 99/4A)

Platform: TI-99/4A

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Texas Instruments

Tempest

Tempest

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Tube shooter

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Super Cobra

Super Cobra

Platform: Arcade, Adventure Vision, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, Colecovision, Intellivision, MSX, Sord M5

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP/EU Konami; NA Stern; NA Entex; NA Parker Brothers

Warp & Warp

Warp & Warp

Platform: Arcade, MSX, PV-1000, Family Computer

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Casio; NA Rock-Ola

Stampede

Stampede

Platform: Atari 2600, Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 13, 1981?

On November 13, 1981 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is November 13, 1981?

On November 13, 1981 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 13, 1981?

On November 13, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 13, 1981?

On November 13, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 13, 1981?

On November 13, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 13, 1981?

On November 13, 1981 several famous people were born including, Shawn Yue, Mirela Delić, Ryan Bertin.

What was the number one song in November 13, 1981?

The number one song in the week of November 13, 1981 was Private Eyes by Daryl Hall & John Oates in US and Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie in UK.

What were the top hits on November 13, 1981?

The top hits on November 13, 1981 were Private Eyes by Daryl Hall & John Oates, Start Me Up by The Rolling Stones, Physical by Olivia Newton-John in US and Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie, Begin The Beguine (Volver A Empezar) by Julio Iglesias, Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic by The Police in UK.


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