What Happened on May 31, 1981

Famous Birthdays

  • Jake Peavy, American baseball player (San Francisco Giants), born in Mobile, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Barbara Ward, English economist and writer (Only One Earth), dies at 67
  • Giuseppe Pella, 31st Prime Minister of Italy, dies at 79
1981 Highlights

About May 31, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 42 years and 5 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: Stand And Deliver - Adam & The Ants