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Thursday January 1, 1981

January 1, 1981: Day of the Week

January 1, 1981 was the 1st day of the year 1981 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 364 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.

A person born on this day will be 42 years old today. If that same person saved a Penny every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $145.19 today.

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Here’s the January 1981 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1981 calendar.

January 1981

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Monkey is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).

January 1, 1981 Historical Event(s)

  • 1981
    Greece is admitted into the European Community.
  • 1981
    Palau achieves self-government though it is not independent from the United States.

Who were born on January 1, 1981?

  • 1981
    Abdülkadir Koçak, Turkish boxer
  • 1981
    Eden Riegel, American actress
  • 1981
    Jonas Armstrong, English actor
  • 1981
    Mladen Petrić, Croatian footballer
  • 1981
    Zsolt Baumgartner, Hungarian racing driver

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