On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1981

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)
1981 Highlights

About January 14, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn