What Happened on May 6, 1981

Historical Events

  • A. Marcus Hemphill's stage comedy "Inacent Black", starring Melba Moore and Reginald Vel Johnson, opens at Biltmore Theater, NYC; runs for 14 performances
  • US expels Libyan diplomats

Famous Birthdays

  • Edyta Sliwinska, Polish professional dancer (Dancing With The Stars), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Mark O'Connell, American drummer (Taking Back Sunday)
  • Matthew Leone, American rock bassist (Madina Lake), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nathan Leone, American rock singer (Madina Lake), born in Chicago, Illinois

Xie Na (42 years old)

Chinese television host and actress (Happy Camp), born in Deyang, Sichuan

Born in 1981

About May 6, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Morning Train (Nine To Five) - Sheena Easton
  • UK #1 Song: Stand And Deliver - Adam & The Ants