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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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Gallipoli

Gallipoli

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Mel Gibson, Mark Lee, Bill Kerr, Harold Hopkins

Country: United States of America

Silsila

Silsila

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, Jaya Bhaduri, Rekha

Ticket to Heaven

Ticket to Heaven

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Ralph L. Thomas

Starring: Nick Mancuso, Saul Rubinek, Meg Foster, Kim Cattrall

Wolfen

Wolfen

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Michael Wadleigh

Starring: Albert Finney, Diane Venora, Edward James Olmos, Gregory Hines

Carbon Copy

Carbon Copy

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: George Segal, Susan Saint James, Jack Warden, Dick Martin

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1981?
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Prisoner Without A Name, Cell Without A Number by Jacobo Timerman

Prisoner Without A Name, Cell Without A Number

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The Americas, Ilan Stavans, Series Editor € Winner of a 1982 Los Angeles Times Book Prize € Selected by the New York Times for "Books of the Century" With a

Jane Brody'S Nutrition Book by Jane Brody

Jane Brody'S Nutrition Book

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With calorie and nutrient charts, sample menu plans for special dietary needs, and over fifty delicious and healthful recipes—many Brody family favorites—Jane Brody’s Nutrition Book is vital reading for everyone concerned

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 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.

God Emperor Of Dune by Frank Herbert

God Emperor Of Dune

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Centuries have passed on Dune, and the planet is green with life. Leto, the son of Dune's savior, is still alive but far from human, and the fate of all humanity