What Happened on June 12, 1981

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"Raiders of the Lost Ark" (the first Indiana Jones film) directed by Stephen Spielberg, produced by George Lucas, and starring Harrison Ford premieres

  • Baseball players begin a 50 day strike, their 3rd strike
  • Only candidate Hassan Gouled Aptidon wins Djibouti Presidential election
1981 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Adriana Lima, Brazilian supermodel, born in Salvador, Brazil
  • John Gourley, American musician, singer, and songwriter (Portugal. The Man), born in Wasilla, Alaska
Born in 1981

About June 12, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 9 months and 18 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