What Happened on September 19th, 1981

Day of Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 6th Toronto International Film Festival: "Chariots of Fire" directed by Hugh Hudson wins the People's Choice Award
  • Satellites China 10 & 11 launched into Earth orbit by B-1 rocket
  • Simon & Garfunkel reunite for a NYC Central Park concert

Famous Birthdays

  • Damiano Cunego, Italian cyclist
  • Rick DiPietro, American ice hockey player
  • Scott Baker, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Joke Kool-Smit, Dutch feminist, dies