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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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.

But much more happened on July 1981: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1981?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1981 NEC soccer team forms in Nijmegen
  • 02 Jul 1981 The Wonderland Gang is brutally murdered in a massacre involving Eddie Nash.
  • 03 Jul 1981 88th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats H Mandlikova (62 62)
  • 05 Jul 1981 9th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Jan Stephenson
  • 07 Jul 1981 1st solar-powered aircraft, Solar Challenger, crosses English Channel
  • 08 Jul 1981 Prime Minister Maurois nationalizes banks / plane / steel industry in France
  • 09 Jul 1981 Jacksons begin a 36-city tour
  • 10 Jul 1981 CERN achieves first proton-antiproton beam collision (570 GeV).
  • 11 Jul 1981 Neva Rockefeller is 1st woman ordered to pay her husband alimony
  • 12 Jul 1981 Debbie Austin wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
  • 14 Jul 1981 US Senate confirms Donna Pope as US Mint director.
  • 16 Jul 1981 India performs nuclear Test
  • 17 Jul 1981 This is Burlesque closes at Princess Theater NYC after 28 performances
  • 18 Jul 1981 Poland communist party selects ex-party leader Edward Gierek
  • 19 Jul 1981 110th British Golf Open: Bill Rogers shoots a 276 at Royal St. George
  • 20 Jul 1981 England set for innings loss vs. Aust, Botham hits 100 in 87 balls
  • 21 Jul 1981 Australia set 130 to win, all out 111 at Headingley Willis 8-43
  • 22 Jul 1981 Turkish terrorist Mehmet Ali Agca sentenced in a Rome court to life in prison.
  • 24 Jul 1981 Mohammed Ali Rajai elected President of Iran
  • 25 Jul 1981 Voyager 2 encounters Saturn.
  • 26 Jul 1981 New York Mayor Ed Koch is given Heimlich maneuver in a Chinese restaurant
  • 27 Jul 1981 6 year old Adam Walsh, son of John Walsh is kidnapped in Hollywood, Florida and is found murdered two weeks later.
  • 29 Jul 1981 Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Amphitheater is dedicated
  • 30 Jul 1981 Belgian Senate accept laws against racism
  • 31 Jul 1981 42 day old, 2nd major league baseball strike ends

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Music charts

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Movies

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Aliens

Aliens

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser

Country: United States of America

The Message

The Message

Directed by: Moustapha Akkad

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara, Johnny Sekka

Country: United States of America

Castle in the Sky

Castle in the Sky

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Anna Paquin, James Van Der Beek, Cloris Leachman, Mark Hamill

Country: United States of America

The Help

The Help

Directed by: Tate Taylor

Starring: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

Country: United States of America

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Directed by: Zoya Akhtar

Starring: Katrina Kaif, Hrithik Roshan, Naseeruddin Shah, Farhan Akhtar

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1981?
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Wealth And Poverty by George Gilder

Wealth And Poverty

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Hailed as “the guide to capitalism,” the New York Times bestseller Wealth and Poverty by George F. Gilder is one of the most famous economic books of all time and has

The Clowns Of God by Morris West

The Clowns Of God

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What would happen, if the members of the Roman Curia discovered that the Pope was about to publicly state that he had received a private revelation that the world was about

Xpd by Len Deighton

Xpd

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June 11, 1940 – where is Winston Churchill?A private aircraft takes off from a small town in central France, while Adolf Hitler, the would-be conqueror of Europe, prepares for a clandestine

The Alpha Strategy by John A. Pugsley

The Alpha Strategy

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The Alpha Strategy is a refreshing, common-sense idea that can completely and permanently insulate your assets from all investment risks, including inflation, depression, taxation, and market manipulation.

Reflex by Dick Francis

Reflex

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Longtime jockey Philip Nore suspects that a racetrack photographer's fatal accident was really murder--and unravels some nasty secrets of corruption, blackmail, and murder.