What Happened on June 22, 1981

Historical Events

  • 2 Habash terrorists attack a travel agency in Greece killing 2
  • Iranian president Bani Sadr deposed

Sports History

John McEnroe's famous 'You cannot be serious' rant in 1st round win over Tom Gullikson at Wimbledon

Music History

Mark David Chapman pleads guilty to killing former Beatle John Lennon


Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Urbanowicz, British rock guitarist (The Editors, 2002-12), born in Aslockton, England
  • Lisa Moro, Victoria Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • Monty Oum, American Animator (RWBY), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Lola Lane, actress (Zanzibar, Mystery Ship, Big Fight), dies
1981 Highlights

About June 22, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes
  • UK #1 Song: One Day In Your Life - Michael Jackson