What Happened on February 13, 1981

Historical Events

  • 31st Berlin International Film Festival: "Hurry, Hurry!" wins the Golden Bear
  • A series of sewer explosions destroys more than two miles of streets in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Longest sentence published by "The New York Times" - 1286 words
1981 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Liam Miller, Irish soccer midfielder (21 caps; Sunderland, Hibernian), born in Cork, Republic of Ireland (d. 2018)
  • Luisão [Ânderson Luís da Silva], Brazilian footballer, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Luke Ridnour, US basketball player, born in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Born in 1981

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Crapp, English cricketer (7 Tests for England 1948-49, 319 runs), dies at 68

About February 13, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Celebration - Kool & The Gang
  • UK #1 Song: Woman - John Lennon