What Happened on November 11, 1981

Historical Events

  • Donald Driver and Michael Valenti's musical comedy "Oh, Brother!" closes at ANTA Theater, NYC, after 3 performances

Sports History

LA Dodgers starter Fernando Valenzuela becomes first MLB rookie to win a Cy Young Award; Milwaukee Brewers' Rollie Fingers takes AL Award

Famous Birthdays

  • Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg, born in Luxembourg City
  • Natalie Glebova, Russian Canadian TV host and Miss Universe 2005, born in Tuapse, Russia
1981 Highlights

About November 11, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Veterans Day (United States)

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