On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • US Federal Communications Commission frees stations to air as many commercials an hour as they wish

Famous Birthdays

  • Abdelmalek Cherrad, Algerian football, born in La Tronche, France
  • Rosa López, Spanish singer, born in Láchar, Spain

Famous Deaths

  • John O'Grady, Australian writer (Nino Culotta) (b. 1907)