What Happened on January 31, 1981

Historical Events

  • "The Tide Is High" by Blondie hits #1
  • Gaetan Boucher skates world record 1000m (1:13.39)
1981 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Julio Arca, Argentinian football player, born in Quilmes, Argentina

Justin TimberlakeJustin Timberlake (42 years old)

American singer-songwriter ("Can't Stop The Feeling!"; "Sexyback"), and actor (Friends With Benefits), born in Memphis, Tennessee

  • Sergio D. Acosta, American Chicano Filmmaker, born in San Jose, California
Born in 1981

About January 31, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Tide Is High - Blondie
  • UK #1 Song: Imagine - John Lennon