Sunday November 29, 1981

US date format: 11/29/1981, UK date format: 29/11/1981

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on November 29, 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 Nicholas Teo and John Milhiser. 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. Four Friends, directed by Arthur Penn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981 while The Cinderella Complex by Colette Dowling was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Darkroom. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Cobra or Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Radbod
  • former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - Republic Day
  • International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
  • Israel - Kaftet be-November (commemoration of the U.N. decision in 1947 to partition Palestine)
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Events

  • My Fair Lady closes at Uris Theater NYC after 119 performances
  • Greg Chappell scores 201 vs. Pakistan at Gabba

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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

On Golden Pond

On Golden Pond

Directed by: Mark Rydell

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

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

Sport Games on November 29, 1981

Sport Games on November 29, 1981


NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Houston Oilers : 31 - 27
  • Baltimore Colts - New York Jets : 0 - 25
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Cleveland Browns : 41 - 21
  • Denver Broncos - San Diego Chargers : 17 - 34
  • Green Bay Packers - Minnesota Vikings : 35 - 23
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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

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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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The Cinderella Complex by Colette Dowling

The Cinderella Complex

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Discusses the psychological desire of many women to be taken care of, to have someone else take the responsibility for them, and the need for women to reeducate themselves out of such dependency

Bread Upon The Waters by Irwin Shaw

Bread Upon The Waters

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Bread Upon the Waters

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

The Third Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders

The Third Deadly Sin

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Retired cop Edward X. Delaney takes on a female serial killer in this spine-tingling masterwork of suspense by New York Times bestselling author Lawrence Sanders By day, she’s a middle-aged secretary

The Legacy by Howard Fast

The Legacy

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The Legacy continues the saga of the Lavette family begun in these bestsellers: The Immigrants, Second Generation, and The Establishment. This fourth-in-series story takes place during the turbulent 1960s as

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

VIC Avenger

VIC Avenger

Platform: Commodore 64, VIC-20

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Commodore International

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

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness

Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, FM Towns, MSX2, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X1, Apple IIGS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Apple II California Pacific Computer Co. Origin Systems Atari 8-bit Sierra On-line Commodore 64 Origin Systems DOS Origin Systems Electronic Arts MSX2 Pony Canyon FM Towns Fujitsu Apple IIGS Vitesse I

Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord

Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, MSX, NEC PC-9801, NES, PC booter, PC Engine, Game Boy Color, Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Sir-Tech Software, Inc.

Qix

Qix

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari 8-bit, Atari 5200, Atari Lynx, Commodore 64, DOS, FM-7, Game Boy, Mobile Phone, Nintendo Entertainment System, PC

Genre: Action

Publisher: NA Taito; NA Atari (Home computers); NA Telegames (Lynx); JP Takara (FM-7); WW Nintendo

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 29, 1981?

On November 29, 1981 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is November 29, 1981?

On November 29, 1981 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on November 29, 1981?

On November 29, 1981 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 29, 1981?

On November 29, 1981 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 29, 1981?

On November 29, 1981 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 29, 1981?

On November 29, 1981 several famous people were born including, Nicholas Teo, John Milhiser, Jacqui Ainsley.

Which famous people died on November 29, 1981?

Famous people died on November 29, 1981 include, Natalie Wood.

What was the number one song in November 29, 1981?

The number one song in the week of November 29, 1981 was Physical by Olivia Newton-John in US and Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie in UK.

What were the top hits on November 29, 1981?

The top hits on November 29, 1981 were Physical by Olivia Newton-John, Waiting For A Girl Like You by Foreigner, Private Eyes by Daryl Hall & John Oates 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.