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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 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 March 1981: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1981?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1981 Sophisticated Ladies opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 767 performances
  • 02 Mar 1981 Howard Stern begins broadcasting on WWDC in Washington DC
  • 05 Mar 1981 Bring Back Birdie opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 06 Mar 1981 Walter Cronkite signs-off as anchorman of CBS Evening News
  • 07 Mar 1981 Bring Back Birdie closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 08 Mar 1981 Dennis Lillee ct by Queensland 12th man Dennis Lillie in Shield game
  • 09 Mar 1981 Max Delbrnck, German/US biologist (Nobel Prize 1969), dies at age 74 (born 1906).
  • 11 Mar 1981 Chile constitution takes effect; military dictator Augusto Pinochet is sworn in as President for another 8-year term.
  • 12 Mar 1981 Walter R T Witschey installs world's largest sundial in Richmond, Virginia.
  • 13 Mar 1981 Attempt on Pope John Paul II by Mehemet Ali Agca
  • 15 Mar 1981 Broadway Follies opens / closes at Nederlander Theater, New York City
  • 17 Mar 1981 FC Lisse, Dutch soccer team, forms.
  • 18 Mar 1981 Buffalo Sabres sets NHL record of 9 goals in one period (they beat Toronto Maple Leafs 14-4).
  • 19 Mar 1981 2 workers killed in space shuttle Columbia accident
  • 20 Mar 1981 Jean Harris sentenced 15-to-life for slaying of Scarsdale Diet Doctor.
  • 22 Mar 1981 1st class postage raised to 18 cents from 15 cents
  • 23 Mar 1981 US Supreme Court rules states could require, with some exceptions, parental notification when teen-age girls sought abortions.
  • 24 Mar 1981 Nightline with Ted Koppel premieres on ABC
  • 25 Mar 1981 (to March 26) Bowers and Ruddy Galleries auctions part of the Garrett coin collection.
  • 26 Mar 1981 Police and Albanian demonstrators battle in Kosovo, Yugoslavia.
  • 27 Mar 1981 John Lennon releases Watching the Wheels in the UK
  • 28 Mar 1981 Christa Rothenburger skates ladies world record 500 metre (40.18 seconds).
  • 29 Mar 1981 Woman of the Year opens at Palace Theater NYC for 770 performances
  • 30 Mar 1981 President Ronald Reagan is shot in the chest outside a Washington, D.C., hotel by John Hinckley, Jr.
  • 31 Mar 1981 53rd Academy Awards - Ordinary People, R De Niro and Sissy Spacek win

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Anand

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal, Ramesh Deo

Country: United States of America

The Lives of Others

The Lives of Others

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

Country: United States of America

Fargo

Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Country: United States of America

All the President's Men

All the President's Men

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Country: United States of America

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1981?
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Best Evidence by David S. Lifton

Best Evidence

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Another take on the story. good read

The Coming Currency Collapse by Jerome F. Smith

The Coming Currency Collapse

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The Coming Currency Collapse and What You Can Do About It

You Can Negotiate Anything by Herb Cohen

You Can Negotiate Anything

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Herb Cohen believes the world is a giant negotiating table and, like it or not, you're a negotiator. Whether you're dealing with your spouse, boss, department store, bank manager, children, solicitor,

Answer As A Man by Taylor Caldwell

Answer As A Man

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All his life, Jason Garrity has had to battle intolerance and injustice in his quest for power, money, and love. His new hotel will give him financial security, the means to

Century by Fred Mustard Stewart

Century

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An entire century is carved into a passionate epic novel that sweeps from Sicilian prison cells to Fifth Avenue mansions. From Brooklyn to Hollywood, this is the story of an indomitable