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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 22, 1981?
- 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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- Marlowe closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 48 performances
- Andreina Pagnani: Italian stage/film/tv actress,...
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 22, 1981?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Private Eyes
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
- The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
- Air Supply - Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You)
- Bob Seger - Tryin' To Live My Life Without You (Live)
- Little River Band - The Night Owls
- The Police - Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
- Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- Mike Post - The Theme From Hill Street Blues
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kool & The Gang - Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It)
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove
- Prince - Controversy
- Roger - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- Luther Vandross - Never Too Much
- The Time - Get It Up
- Commodores - Oh No
- George Benson - Turn Your Love Around
- Slave - Snap Shot
- The Isley Brothers - Inside You (Part I)
Sport Games on November 22, 1981
- 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?