On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1981

Historical Events

  • "Brady Brides" debuts on NBC TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Beatles Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr & George Harrison record a tribute to John Lennon

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr
Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
George Harrison

Film release premierFilm Release

Crime film "Fort Apache: The Bronx" starring Paul Newman released amid protests in the US

Actor and Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor and Entrepreneur
Paul Newman
  • Suleiman Nyambui runs world record 5k indoor (13:20.4)

Famous Birthdays

  • Calum Best, American model, born in San Jose, California
  • Jens Lekman, Swedish musician, born in Angered, Sweden
  • Ty Warren, American football defensive lineman, born in Bryan, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Frederica of Hanover, Queen Consort of Greece, dies at 63
  • Hugo Montenegro, American film music composer (b. 1925)
1981 Highlights

About February 6, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Waitangi Day (New Zealand)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius