What Happened on July 30, 1981

Historical Events

  • Belgian Senate accept laws against racism
  • Simon Gray's "Quartermaine's Terms" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

Hope SoloHope Solo (41 years old)

American Soccer Player (US women's national team goalkeeper), born in Richland, Washington

  • Juan Smith, South African rugby player, born in Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • Nicky Hayden, American motorcycle racer (MotoGP Champion 2006), born in Owensboro, Kentucky (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Daisy Kennedy, Australian concert violinist, dies at 88
1981 Highlights

About July 30, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield
  • UK #1 Song: Green Door - Shakin' Stevens