What Happened on July 3, 1981

Historical Events

  • NYC transit fare rises from 60 cents to 75 cents, new brass Y-cut-out token

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Chris Evert beats Hana Mandlíková 6-2, 6-2 for her third and final Wimbledon singles title

Famous Deaths

  • Ross Martin [Martin Rosenblatt], Polish-American actor (Mr Lucky, The Wild Wild West), dies of a heart attack at 61

About July 3, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes
  • UK #1 Song: One Day In Your Life - Michael Jackson