What Happened on June 7, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 35th Tony Awards: "Amadeus" & "42nd Street" win
  • Israeli F-15/F-16 destroys alleged Iraqi plutonium production facility

Sport awardTennis Open

Men's French Open: Björn Borg beats Ivan Lendl 6-1, 4-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
  • Sandra Post wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Classic

Sport awardTennis Open

Women's French Open: Hana Mandlíková beats Sylvia Hanika 6-2, 6-4

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Hana Mandlikova
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Hana Mandlikova
Tennis Player Sylvia Hanika
Tennis Player
Sylvia Hanika

Famous Birthdays

  • Amrita Rao, Indian model and actress
Tennis Player Anna Kournikova
Tennis Player
Anna Kournikova
  • Kevin Kyle, Scottish footballer
  • Larisa Oleynik, American actress
  • Stephen Bywater, British goalkeeper
  • Tyler Johnson, baseball player