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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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A Man Escaped

A Man Escaped

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: François Leterrier, Charles Le Clainche, Maurice Beerblock, Roland Monod

Country: United States of America

Kin-dza-dza!

Kin-dza-dza!

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Stanislav Lyubshin, Evgeniy Leonov, Yuriy Yakovlev, Levan Gabriadze

Sullivan's Travels

Sullivan's Travels

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest

Country: United States of America

Network

Network

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch, Robert Duvall

Country: United States of America

Rocky

Rocky

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Country: United States of America

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

How To Make Love To A Man by Alexandra Penney

How To Make Love To A Man

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ASK ANY MAN. If you can get him to admit it, he'll probably tell you that he would like to be made love to almost as much as being 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

Cujo by Stephen King

Cujo

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The #1 national bestseller for Stephen King’s rabid fans, Cujo “hits the jugular” (New York Times) with the story of a friendly Saint Bernard that is bitten by a sick bat.

Goodbye, Janette by Harold Robbins

Goodbye, Janette

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A dynasty of women triumphs in the fiercely male-dominated world of high fashion amid the ruins of war. A daughter honors her mother’s ultimate sacrifice—by becoming a ruthless businesswoman who will