What Happened on May 11, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical "Cats" (based on T. S. Eliot) premieres in London

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber
Composer
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate T. S. Eliot
Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate
T. S. Eliot

Famous Birthdays

  • Austin O'Brien, actor (Apollo 13, My Girl 2, Lawnmower Man)
  • Daniel Ortmeier, American baseball player
  • Lauren Jackson, Australian basketball player

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Bob Marley, reggae singer, dies of brain & lung cancer at 36

Reggae Musician Bob Marley
Reggae Musician
Bob Marley
  • Hoyt J Fuller, editor (1st World magazine), dies at 57