What Happened on October 5, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Dutch guilder/Deutsche mark revalued up 5.5%
  • Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg becomes an honorary American (posthumously)

Famous Birthdays

  • Kelvin Tan Wei Lian, Singaporean singer

Famous Weddings

  • "The Hollywood Knights" actress Michelle Pfeiffer (23) weds actor Peter Horton (28) in Santa Monica

Famous Deaths

  • Gloria Grahame, American actress (Sue-Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 55
  • Jud Strunk, singer/comedian (Laugh-In), dies at 48