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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1981?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1981 Military coup under general Kolingba in Central African Republic, President Dacko flees
  • 03 Sep 1981 Gerald P Remy of Boston gets 6 hits in a baseball game
  • 04 Sep 1981 Longest game at Fenway Park completed in 20, Mariners-8, Red Sox-7
  • 06 Sep 1981 Bob Lemon becomes the New York Yankees' manager for the second time.
  • 07 Sep 1981 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
  • 09 Sep 1981 Vernon E Jordan resigns as President of National Urban League
  • 10 Sep 1981 Guernica of Pablo Picasso returns to Spain
  • 11 Sep 1981 2nd government of Agt forms
  • 12 Sep 1981 95th US Womens Tennis: Tracy Austin beats M Navratilova (16 76 76)
  • 13 Sep 1981 33rd Emmy Awards: Taxi, Hill St. Blue, Judd Hirsh and Isabel Sanford wins
  • 14 Sep 1981 Entertainment Tonight premieres on TV
  • 15 Sep 1981 Pope John Paul II publishes encyclical Laborem exercens against capitalism / marxism
  • 16 Sep 1981 1st broadcast of Miami Vice on NBC-TV
  • 17 Sep 1981 Fernando Valenzuela sets NL rookie record with 8th shutout of season
  • 18 Sep 1981 Assemblee Nationale votes to abolish capital punishment in France.
  • 19 Sep 1981 Satellites China 10 and 11 launched into Earth orbit by B-1 rocket.
  • 20 Sep 1981 Belize declares independence
  • 21 Sep 1981 Belize (British Honduras) gains independence from the UK
  • 24 Sep 1981 Enterprise Radio (all sports) resigns air
  • 25 Sep 1981 Rolling Stones begin their 6th US tour (JFK Stadium, Philadelphia)
  • 26 Sep 1981 First flight of the Boeing 767 airliner.
  • 27 Sep 1981 Day in Hollywood, A Night.., closes at John Golden New York after 588 performances
  • 28 Sep 1981 Joseph Paul Franklin, avowed racist, sentenced to life imprisonment for killing two black joggers in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • 29 Sep 1981 US Senate confirms Elizabeth Jones as US Mint chief engraver.
  • 30 Sep 1981 Seoul, South Korea is selected to host 1988 Summer Olympics.

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Movies

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The Departed

The Departed

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg

Country: United States of America

The Intouchables

The Intouchables

Directed by: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano

Starring: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot

Country: United States of America

Das Boot

Das Boot

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

Country: United States of America

Faust

Faust

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Gösta Ekman, Emil Jannings, Camilla Horn, Frida Richard

Country: United States of America

The Last Picture Show

The Last Picture Show

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1981?
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Night Probe! by Clive Cussler

Night Probe!

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In the midst of an international crisis, Heidi Milligan, a beautiful, brilliant American naval commander, accidentally discovers an obscure reference to the long-buried North American Treaty, a precedent-shattering secret pact between

The Legacy by Howard Fast

The Legacy

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The Legacy continues the saga of the Lavette family begun in these bestsellers: The Immigrants, Second Generation, and The Establishment. This fourth-in-series story takes place during the turbulent 1960s as

The Hite Report On Male Sexuality by Shere Hite

The Hite Report On Male Sexuality

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"A riveting document!"NEWSWEEKOver 7,000 men, ages thirteen to ninety-seven, speak out about: What they think of women--as wives, lovers, and friends; why a majority of men like marriage but are not

Trade Wind by M.M. Kaye

Trade Wind

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When Boston bluestocking Hero Athena Hollis travels to Zanzibar to visit her uncle, an American consul, she arrives filled with self-righteousness and bent on good deeds.

The White Hotel by D.M. Thomas

The White Hotel

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It is a dream of electrifying eroticism and inexplicable violence, recounted by a young woman to her analyst, Sigmund Freud. It is a horrifying yet restrained narrative of the Holocaust.