Sunday November 15, 1981

US date format: 11/15/1981, UK date format: 15/11/1981

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see zodiac on November 15, 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 Lorena Ochoa and Stéphanie Bouvier. 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 Crazy Kong or Jawbreaker.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1981, at November 15 across the years or at November 1981 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
  • USA - America Recycles Day
  • Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
  • Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
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Events

  • Camelot opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 48 performances

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Famous Deaths

Movies

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Das Boot

Das Boot

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

Country: United States of America

My Dinner with Andre

My Dinner with Andre

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn, Jean Lenauer, Roy Butler

Country: United States of America

Prem Geet

Prem Geet

Directed by: Sudesh Issar

Starring: Raj Babbar, Anita Raj, Rajni Sharma, Showkar Janaki

The Professional

The Professional

Directed by: Georges Lautner

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Desailly, Cyrielle Clair, Marie-Christine Descouard

Country: United States of America

The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor, Betsy Baker

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on November 15, 1981

Sport Games on November 15, 1981


NFL

American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Philadelphia Eagles : 13 - 38
  • Buffalo Bills - St. Louis Cardinals : 0 - 24
  • Chicago Bears - Green Bay Packers : 17 - 21
  • Cleveland Browns - San Francisco 49ers : 15 - 12
  • Dallas Cowboys - Detroit Lions : 24 - 27
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TV Series

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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

Vice Versa

Vice Versa

Directed by: Brian Gilbert

Willo the Wisp

Willo the Wisp

Au bon beurre

Au bon beurre

Directed by: Edouard Molinaro

How old am I?

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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?

Crazy Kong

Crazy Kong

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Falcon/Zaccaria

Astrosmash

Astrosmash

Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600 Mattel Aquarius

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Mattel

Loco-Motion

Loco-Motion

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Puzzle

Jawbreaker

Jawbreaker

Platform: Computers: Atari 800, Apple II, Commodore 64, PC Consoles: Atari 2600

Genre: Maze chase

Publisher: On-line Systems, Tigervision (Atari 2600 port)

Stone Sling (Europe) Smithereens! (US)

Stone Sling (Europe) Smithereens! (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey² (US)

Genre: Strategy Game,[1] Artillery game

Publisher: Philips / Magnavox

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 15, 1981?

On November 15, 1981 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is November 15, 1981?

On November 15, 1981 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 15, 1981?

On November 15, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 15, 1981?

On November 15, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 15, 1981?

On November 15, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 15, 1981?

On November 15, 1981 several famous people were born including, Lorena Ochoa, Stéphanie Bouvier, Sammy Sheik.

Which famous people died on November 15, 1981?

Famous people died on November 15, 1981 include, Steve Macko, Enid Markey.

What was the number one song in November 15, 1981?

The number one song in the week of November 15, 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 15, 1981?

The top hits on November 15, 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.