What day of the week was January 1, 1981?

The day of the week January 1st, 1981 fell on was a Thursday.

Jonas Armstrong the Irish-English actor was born on 01 January in 1981. As was Zsolt Baumgartner the Hungarian race car driver , Abdülkadir Koçak the Turkish boxer , Mladen Petrić the Croatian footballer , Eden Riegel the American actress , Jacqui Maxwell the Australian actress .

Hephzibah Menuhin the American-Australian pianist (b. 1920) died on this day in 1981.

Greece is admitted into the European Community. Palau achieves self-government though it is not independent from the United States.