What Happened on April 28, 1981

Historical Events

  • "We’re Fighting Back" premieres on CBS in the US, based on the formation of the Guardian Angels
  • Galician current Statute of Autonomy

Famous Birthdays

Jessica AlbaJessica Alba (42 years old)

American actress (Dark Angel, Sin City) and businesswoman (The Honest Company), born in Pomona, California

Born in 1981

Famous Deaths

  • Cliff Battles, American College/Pro Football HOF halfback (West Virginia Wesleyan College; 3 x First-Team All-Pro; NFL rushing yards leader 1932, 37; Boston Braves/Redskins, Washington Redskins), dies at 70
  • Mickey Walker, American boxer (World Welterweight Champion 1922-26; World Middleweight Champion 1926-29), dies at 79
  • Steve Currie, British rock bassist (T. Rex; Marc Bolan), dies in a car crash in Portugal at 33

About April 28, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Morning Train (Nine To Five) - Sheena Easton
  • UK #1 Song: Making Your Mind Up - Bucks Fizz