On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Music releaseAlbum Release

"Street Songs" 5th studio album by Rick James is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1981)

Musician Rick James
Rick James
  • Willem Klein mentally extracts 13th root of a 100-digit # in 29 sec

Famous Birthdays

  • Suzann Pettersen, Norwegian golfer (LPGA C'ship 2007, Evian C'ship 2013), born in Oslo, Norway

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher "Kit" Lambert, British record producer and manager of The Who, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 45