What Happened on October 31, 1981

Historical Events

  • 1st live US radio drama in 25 years (Halloween Story on NBC)

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Iero, American musician (My Chemical Romance, Leathermouth, Pencey Prep; Skeleton Crew), born in Belleville, New Jersey
  • Irina Denezhkina, Russian writer (Give Me [Songs for Lovers]), born in Yekaterinburg, Russia
  • Selina (Jiaxuan) Ren, member of Taiwanese girl-group S.H.E, born in Shilin, Taipei, Taiwan
Born in 1981
1981 Highlights

About October 31, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 4 months and 25 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