What Happened on December 4, 1981

Historical Events

  • "Falcon Crest" premieres on CBS-TV
  • According to South Africa, Ciskei gains independence. Not recognized as an independent country outside South Africa.

Event of Interest

Reagan Executive Order on Intelligence (No 12333) that allows CIA to engage in domestic counter-intelligence

1981 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Andreas Polyzogopoulo, Greek jazz trumpet player (Heart Of The Sun), born in Samiko, Greece
Born in 1981

About December 4, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Physical - Olivia Newton-John
  • UK #1 Song: Begin The Beguine (Volver A Empezar) - Julio Iglesias