What Happened on June 21, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 12-bottle case of 1979 Napamedoc Cabernet wine auctioned for $24,000
  • 81st US Golf Open: David Graham shoots 273 at Merion GC in Ardmore Pa

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Don Fagan and Walter Becker quit rock group Steely Dan

Musician and Producer Walter Becker
Musician and Producer
Walter Becker
Singer Donald Fagen
Singer
Donald Fagen
  • Joanne Carner wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf
  • Riots at Casablanca, kills 66-200
  • Socialists/communists win French parliamentary election

Famous Birthdays

  • Brandon Flowers, American singer and keyboardist (The Killers)
  • Yann Danis, Canadian ice hockey player

Famous Deaths

  • Gunnar Ek, Swedish composer, dies on his 81st birthday