What Happened on June 21, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 12-bottle case of 1979 Napamedoc Cabernet wine auctioned for $24,000
  • 81st US Golf Open: David Graham shoots 273 at Merion GC in Ardmore Pa
  • Don Fagan & Walter Becker quit Steely Dan
  • Joanne Carner wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf
  • Riots at Casablanca, kills 66-200
  • Socialists/communists win French parliamentary election

Famous Birthdays

  • Brandon Flowers, American singer and keyboardist (The Killers)
  • Yann Danis, Canadian ice hockey player

Famous Deaths

  • Gunnar Ek, Swedish composer, dies on his 81st birthday