What Happened on July 1, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Laurel Canyon California murders (4 die, 1 wounded)
  • Nell Dunn's "Steaming" premieres in London
  • Prince Willem Alexander opens Willems Bridge in Rotterdam
  • Radio Shack 3rd release of Model III TRSDOS 1.3

Famous Birthdays

  • Tadhg Kennelly, Irish-born Australian Rules footballer, (County Kerry 2009, Sydney Swans 2005 championships), born in Listowel, Ireland

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

NFL quarterback Joe Montana (25) weds second wife Cathleen Castillo

NFL Quarterback Joe Montana
NFL Quarterback
Joe Montana

Famous Deaths

  • Carlos de Oliveira, Portuguese writer (b. 1921)
  • George Voskovec [JirĂ­ Wachsmann], Czech actor (12 Angry Men, Somewhere in Time), dies from a heart attack at 76
  • Rushton Moreve, American bass player (b. 1948)