What Happened on February 17, 1981

Historical Events

  • Chrysler Corporation reports largest corporate losses in US history

Famous Birthdays

  • Donielle Thompson, American gymnast (World-bronze-95, Olympics 1996), born in Wheat Ridge, Colorado
  • Lisa Skinner, Australian gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Queensland, Australia

Paris HiltonParis Hilton (42 years old)

American actress and heiress (The Simple Life), born in NYC, New York

Born in 1981
1981 Highlights

About February 17, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: 9 To 5 - Dolly Parton
  • UK #1 Song: Shaddap You Face - Joe Dolce Music Theatre