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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1981?


Events

  • 01 Nov 1981 1st Class Mail raised from 18 cents to 20 cents
  • 03 Nov 1981 Brewers reliever Rollie Fingers wins AL Cy Young Award
  • 04 Nov 1981 Columbia shuttle launch scrubbed with 31 seconds remaining
  • 06 Nov 1981 Fernando Valenzuela is 1st rookie to win a Cy Young Award
  • 08 Nov 1981 Christian Democrats looses Belgium parliamentary election
  • 10 Nov 1981 Oh, Brother! opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 3 performances
  • 11 Nov 1981 Oh, Brother! closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 3 performances
  • 12 Nov 1981 Pilin Leon of Venezuela, crowned 31st Miss World
  • 13 Nov 1981 Ringo releases Wrack My Brains
  • 14 Nov 1981 Old Dutch Windmill in Golden Gate Park repaired andworking again
  • 15 Nov 1981 Camelot opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • 16 Nov 1981 Merrily We Roll Along opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 17 Nov 1981 1st opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 37 performances
  • 18 Nov 1981 Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt wins his 2nd consecutive NL MVP
  • 20 Nov 1981 Burundia adopts its constitution
  • 21 Nov 1981 400,000 demonstrate in Amsterdam against cruise missiles
  • 22 Nov 1981 Marlowe closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 48 performances
  • 24 Nov 1981 1st air-launched cruise missile tested
  • 25 Nov 1981 Failed coup by South African mercenaries in Seychelles
  • 28 Nov 1981 Merrily We Roll Along closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 29 Nov 1981 My Fair Lady closes at Uris Theater NYC after 119 performances
  • 30 Nov 1981 New York Yankee Dave Righetti wins AL Rookie of Year Award

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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On Golden Pond

On Golden Pond

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Mark Rydell

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

Country: United States of America

Reds

Reds

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Warren Beatty

Starring: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann, Jerzy Kosinski

Country: United States of America

Ragtime

Ragtime

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: James Cagney, Elizabeth McGovern, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Brad Dourif

Country: United States of America

The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie

The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Friz Freleng

Starring: Mel Blanc, Stan Freberg, June Foray, Ralph James

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1981?
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No Time For Tears by Cynthia Freeman

No Time For Tears

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No Time for Tears

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 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

An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough

An Indecent Obsession

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At the end of World War II, decorated sergeant Michael Wilson enters the mental war of a Pacific military hospital, which contains five remaining patients united by their devotion to their nurse, Honour Langtry

The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving

The Hotel New Hampshire

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“The first of my father’s illusions was that bears could survive the life lived by human beings, and the second was that human beings could survive a life led in hotels.”