What Happened on December 30, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Single

"That Girl" single released by Stevie Wonder (Billboard Song of the Year 1982)

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder

Sports record brokenNHL Record

Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of 50 goals by 39th game of season

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

Famous Birthdays

  • Ali Al Habsi, Omani footballer
  • Matt Ulrich, American football player
  • Michael Rodríguez, Costa Rican footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Alfie Anido, Filipino actor (b. 1959)