What Happened on November 30, 1981

Historical Events

  • Cold War: In Geneva, representatives from the United States and the Soviet Union begin to negotiate intermediate-range nuclear weapon reductions in Europe (the meetings ended inconclusively on December 17)

Sports History

NY Yankee Dave Righetti wins AL Rookie of Year Award

  • Porn star John Holmes arrested on fugitive charges
  • South Africa anti-apartheid advocate Bulelani Ngcuka arrested
1981 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Rich Harden, Canadian baseball player
Born in 1981

Famous Deaths

  • Robert H. Harris, American actor (Jake-The Goldbergs, Mirage), dies at 70

About November 30, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: St. Andrew's Day (United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Physical - Olivia Newton-John
  • UK #1 Song: Begin The Beguine (Volver A Empezar) - Julio Iglesias