What Happened on April 29, 1981

Historical Events

Baseball Record

MLB Philadelphia Phillies Steve Carlton is 1st lefty to strike out 3,000 batters

  • NFL Draft: South Carolina running back George Rogers first pick by New Orleans Saints

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Vincent, American actor (Child's Play), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Émilie Mondor, Canadian athlete (d. 2006)
  • George McCartney, Northern Irish footballer
Born in 1981

About April 29, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 4 months and 27 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