What Happened on October 13, 1981

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Vice President Hosni Mubarak elected President of Egypt

Famous Birthdays

  • Kele Okereke, Nigerian-English musician (Bloc Party), born in Liverpool, England
  • Ryan Ashford, English footballer (Sholing), born in Honiton, Devon, England
Born in 1981

Famous Deaths

  • Nils Asther 'the male Greta Garbo', Swedish actor (Son of Lassie, Wild Orchids), dies at 84
1981 Highlights

About October 13, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) - Christopher Cross
  • UK #1 Song: It's My Party - Dave Stewart with Barbara Gaskin