What Happened on June 7, 1981

Historical Events

  • 35th Tony Awards: "Amadeus" (play) & "42nd Street" (musical) 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
1981 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Amrita Rao, Indian model and actress

Anna Kournikova (42 years old)

Russian tennis player (Australian Open doubles 1999, 2002), born in Moscow, USSR

  • Kevin Kyle, Scottish soccer striker (Scotland 10 caps, Sunderland), born in Stranraer, Wigtownshire
  • Larisa Oleynik, American actress
Born in 1981

Famous Weddings

Oliver Stone

American filmmaker Oliver Stone (34) weds production assistant Elizabeth Burkit Cox; divorce 1993

About June 7, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 3 months and 24 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