What Happened on October 26, 1981

Historical Events

Music Single

British rock band Queen and David Bowie release their serendipitous collaborative single "Under Pressure"

Famous Birthdays

Guy SebastianGuy Sebastian (41 years old)

Malaysian-born Australian pop and soul singer ("Angels Brought Me Here"'; "Battle Scars"), and television personality (The Voice Australia, 2019-), born in Klang, Malaysia

  • Sam Brown, American comedian (The Whitest Kid U'Know), born in Sandwich, Massachusetts
Born in 1981
1981 Highlights

About October 26, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio

Holidays: Labour Day (New Zealand), October Bank Holiday (Ireland)

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