On This Day

August 1, 1981 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Film & TV

Music releaseMusic Single

"Endless Love" single released by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (Billboard Song of the Year 1981, Billboard Greatest Song Duet of All-Time)

Singer and Actress Diana Ross
Singer and Actress
Diana Ross
Singer Lionel Richie
Lionel Richie
  • MTV premieres at 12:01 AM

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Ashley Parker Angel, American singer and actor, born in Redding, California

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Paddy Chayefsky, screenwriter (Network, Hospital) dies of cancer at 58