What day of the week was August 1, 1981?

The day of the week August 1st, 1981 fell on was a Saturday.

Brett Chukerman the American actor was born on 01 August in 1981. As was Sally Pressman the American actress and dancer , Ashley Parker Angel the American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (O-Town) , Miracle Laurie the American actress , Jamie Jones-Buchanan the English rugby player , Stephen Hunt the Irish footballer , Christofer Heimeroth the German footballer , Pia Haraldsen the Norwegian journalist and author , Taylor Fry the American actress , Vaiko Eplik the Estonian singer-songwriter , Dean Cox the Australian footballer .

Paddy Chayefsky the American author, playwright, and screenwriter (b. 1923) died on this day in 1981.

MTV begins broadcasting in the United States and airs its first video the "Video Killed the Radio Star" by The Buggles.