On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1981

Famous Birthdays

  • Kristin Holt, American television personality (American Idol), born in Plano, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Russell Bennett, American composer and arranger (Oklahoma!), dies at 87
1981 Highlights

About August 17, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo