Sunday November 22, 1981

US date format: 11/22/1981, UK date format: 22/11/1981

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It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 22, 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 Song Hye-kyo and Joleigh Fioreavanti. 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 Noble House by James Clavell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Darkroom. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frogger or Fantasy.
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Movies

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On Golden Pond

On Golden Pond

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda, Doug McKeon

Country: United States of America

Reds

Reds

Directed by: Warren Beatty

Starring: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann, Jerzy Kosinski

Country: United States of America

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

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Feast of Saint Cecilia
  • Also see November 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Lebanon - Independence Day (from France, 1943)
  • Family Day begins in 2005
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Events

  • Marlowe closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 48 performances

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Sport Games on November 22, 1981

Sport Games on November 22, 1981


NFL

American Football
  • Denver Broncos - Cincinnati Bengals : 21 - 38
  • Detroit Lions - Chicago Bears : 23 - 7
  • Green Bay Packers - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 3 - 37
  • Miami Dolphins - New York Jets : 15 - 16
  • New England Patriots - Buffalo Bills : 17 - 20
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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

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Noble House by James Clavell

Noble House

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The setting is Hong Kong, 1963. The action spans scarcely more than a week, but these are days of high adventure: from kidnapping and murder to financial double-dealing and natural catastrophes–fire, flood, landslide.

The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot

The Lord God Made Them All

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The triumphant conclusion to the legendary seriesWith each book more engaging than the last, James Herriot once again brings us the magical beauty of Yorkshire through his uplifting experiences as a

Rabbit Is Rich by John Updike

Rabbit Is Rich

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award The hero of John Updike’s Rabbit, Run, ten years after the events of Rabbit

The Cardinal Sins by Andrew M. Greeley

The Cardinal Sins

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The Cardinal Sins ignited a worldwide sensation when it first appeared nearly thirty years ago. Selling more than three million copies, it launched Andrew M.

Night Probe! by Clive Cussler

Night Probe!

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In the midst of an international crisis, Heidi Milligan, a beautiful, brilliant American naval commander, accidentally discovers an obscure reference to the long-buried North American Treaty, a precedent-shattering secret pact between

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.

Frogger

Frogger

Platform: Arcade various

Genre: Overhead view action

Publisher: JP Sega; NA Sega-Gremlin; EU Sega

Vanguard

Vanguard

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600 Atari 5200

Genre: Multi-scrolling shooter Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: SNK[2][3] Centuri [4] Zaccaria

Fantasy

Fantasy

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action/Adventure


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