What Happened on April 4, 1981

Historical Events

  • 135th Grand National: Bob Champion aboard 10/1 hope Aldaniti wins by 4 lengths from 8/1 favourite Spartan Missile
  • 26th Eurovision Song Contest: Bucks Fizz for United Kingdom wins singing "Making Your Mind Up" in Dublin
  • Henry Cisneros becomes 1st Mexican-American mayor (San Antonio)
1981 History

Famous Deaths

  • Brad Johnson, actor (Annie Oakley), dies at 56

About April 4, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rapture - Blondie
  • UK #1 Song: This Ole House - Shakin' Stevens