What Happened on January 31, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "The Tide Is High" by Blondie hits #1

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

38th Golden Globes: Ordinary People, Robert De Niro, & Mary Tyler Moore win

  • Gaetan Boucher skates world record 1000m (1:13.39)

Famous Birthdays

  • Julio Arca, Argentinian football player

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Justin Timberlake, singer-songwriter (Sexyback, My Love), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake
  • Sergio D. Acosta, Chicano Filmmaker