What Happened on February 25, 1981

Historical Events

Grammy Awards

23rd Grammy Awards: "Sailing" - Christopher Cross; and Billy Joel win

  • Exec Board of Baseball Players' Association votes unanimously to strike on May 29 if the issue of free-agent compensation remains unresolved
  • Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo elected premier of Spain
  • NHL most penalized game; Bruins vs Northstars, 84 penalties (392 mins)
  • NY Islanders give up their most goals (11) vs Calgary Flames
  • Rita Jenrette, wife of US "Abscam" congressman, appears on "Donahue" TV talk show
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1981 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jamie Lynn, American model
  • Janicza Bravo, American filmmaker (Zola), born in New York City
  • Misty Giles, American beauty queen and Survivor contestant
  • Park Ji-Sung, South Korean footballer
  • Shahid Kapoor, Indian actor (Ishq Vishk), born in New Delhi, India
Born in 1981

About February 25, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Love A Rainy Night - Eddie Rabbitt
  • UK #1 Song: Shaddap You Face - Joe Dolce Music Theatre