What Happened on March 30th, 1981

Day of Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Chariots of Fire" directed by Hugh Hudson and starring Ben Cross and Ian Charleson premieres at a Royal Command Film Performance (Best Picture 1982)
  • 43rd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana beats North Carolina 63-50

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Pres Reagan shot & wounded by John W Hinckley III

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Famous Deaths

  • Dewitt Wallace, US founder (Reader's Digest), dies at 91
  • Noel Harford, cricketer (8 Tests for NZ 1955-58), dies