What Happened on October 28, 1981

Historical Events

  • Baseball World Series: LA Dodgers beat NY Yankees, 9-2 at Yankee Stadium to clinch series, 4 games to 2; first co-MVP's: LA's Ron Cey, Pedro Guerrero, Steve Yeager
  • Edward M McIntrye elected 1st black mayor of Augusta Georgia

Famous Birthdays

  • Milan BaroŇ°, Czech footballer
  • Solomon Andargachew, Ethiopian footballer
Born in 1981

Famous Weddings

David Lean

Film director David Lean (73) weds fifth wife Sandra Hotz

About October 28, 1981

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio

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