What Happened on October 29, 1981

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Beard, American swimmer (Olympic gold 100m medley 1996, 200m breaststroke 2004), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Jonathan Brown, Australian rules footballer (Brisbane Lions), born in Port Fairy, Australia
  • Reema Sen, Indian actress, born in Kolkata, India
Born in 1981

Famous Deaths

  • William O. Walker, American publisher of Cleveland Call Post, dies at 85
1981 Highlights

About October 29, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 7 months and 4 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