On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1981

Historical Events

  • "Can-Can" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 5 performances

Music Awards

16th Academy of Country Music Awards: Barbara Mandrell and George Jones win

Country Singer and TV Host Barbara Mandrell
Country Singer and TV Host
Barbara Mandrell

Famous Birthdays

  • Emma Pierson, British actress
  • John O'Shea, Irish footballer
  • Kunal Nayyar, British-Indian actor and writer (Dr. Raj Koothrappali - The Big Bang Theory), born in London

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Huchel, German poet, dies at 78
1981 Highlights

About April 30, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus