On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1981

Historical Events

  • "Marlowe" opens at Rialto Theater NYC for 48 performances

Music Awards

15th Country Music Association Award: Barbara Mandrell & George Jones wins

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Kerr, Scottish football manager, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Shola Ameobi, Nigerian footballer (Notts County), born in Zaria, Nigeria
  • Sneha, Indian actress (Aanandham), born in Mumbai, India
  • Tom Guiry, American actor (The Sandlot), born in Tom's River, New Jersey
1981 Highlights

About October 12, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Columbus Day (United States), Thanksgiving (Canada)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra