What Happened on July 4, 1981

Historical Events

Wimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John McEnroe ends Björn Borg's streak of 5 straight Wimbledon titles with a famous 4-6, 7-6, 7-6, 6-4 victory

Famous Birthdays

  • Francisco Cruceta, Dominican baseball player, born in La Vega, Dominican Republic
  • Tahar Rahim, French actor (The Serpent), born in Belmont, France
Born in 1981
1981 Highlights

About July 4, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 41 years and 11 months
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