What Happened on November 17, 1981

Historical Events

  • "1st" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 37 performances
  • NBA NY Knick Bill Cartwright, ties record of 19 of 19 free throws

Famous Birthdays

  • Coyote [Nathaniel] Peterson, American YouTube personality (Brave Wilderness), born in Newbury, Ohio
  • Sarah Harding, British pop singer (Girls Aloud - “Sound of the Underground,” “Love Machine), born in Ascot, England (d. 2021)
Born in 1981

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Eberly [Eberle], American big band singer (Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra), dies of a heart attack at 65 [1]

About November 17, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio

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