On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1981

Historical Events

  • 35th Tony Awards: "Amadeus" & "42nd Street" win

French Open Men's Tennis

French Open Men's Tennis: Björn Borg of Sweden wins 11th and final career Grand Slam title; Open era record 6th French title; beats Ivan Lendl 6-1, 4-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1

  • Israeli F-15/F-16 destroys alleged Iraqi plutonium production facility

Famous Birthdays

  • Amrita Rao, Indian model and actress

Anna Kournikova

Anna Kournikova, Russian tennis player (Australian Open doubles 1999, 2002), born in Moscow, Russia

  • Kevin Kyle, Scottish soccer striker (Scotland 10 caps, Sunderland), born in Stranraer, Wigtownshire
  • Larisa Oleynik, American actress

Famous Weddings

  • American film maker Oliver Stone (34) weds production assistant Elizabeth Burkit Cox; divorce 1993
1981 Highlights

About June 7, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini