On This Day

What Happened on November 10, 1981

Historical Events

  • Donald Driver and Michael Valenti's musical comedy "Oh, Brother!" opens at ANTA Theater, NYC; runs for 3 performances
  • Ernest Thompson's "West Side Waltz" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Jason L. Dunham, American Corporal in the United States Marine Corps and Medal of Honor recipient, born in Scio, New York (d. 2004)
  • Tony Blanco, American baseball player (Washington Nationals), born in San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic

Famous Deaths

  • Abel Gance, French movie director (J'accuse), dies at 92
1981 Highlights

About November 10, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Private Eyes - Daryl Hall John Oates
  • UK #1 Song: Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic - The Police