What Happened on June 10, 1981

Historical Events

  • IRA's Joseph Doherty escapes from Crumlin Road Jail

Sports History

Sebastian Coe of England sets 800m record (1:41.73) in Florence

  • Seven Brothers Square in Bronx named honoring 7 Santini Bro Moving Co

Famous Birthdays

  • Hoku, American singer and actress
  • Jonathan Bennett, American actor (Mean Girls), born in Rossford, Ohio
  • Prince Hashim bin Al Hussein, of Jordan
1981 Highlights

About June 10, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes
  • UK #1 Song: Being With You - Smokey Robinson