1981 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1981st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 981st year of the 2nd millennium, the 81st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1980s decade.
Netherlands 1 – February 1981, Sweden (alt) 1 – February...
The following is an overview of events in 1981 in film, including the highest-grossing films, award ceremonies and festivals, a list of films released and notable deaths. Contents 1 Highest-grossing films (U.S.)
Gulf of Sidra incident (1981): Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi sends 2 Sukhoi Su-22 fighter jets to intercept 2 U.S. fighters over the Gulf of Sidra. The American jets destroy the Libyan fighters. The American jets destroy the Libyan fighters.
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This is a list of Billboard magazine's Top Hot 100 songs of 1981. The Top 100, as revealed in the year-end edition of Billboard dated December 26, 1981, is based on Hot 100 charts from the issue dates of November 1, 1980 through October 31, 1981.
Dynasty is an American prime time television soap opera that aired on ABC from January 12, 1981, to May 11, 1989. The series, created by Richard and Esther Shapiro and produced by Aaron Spelling, revolves around the Carringtons, a wealthy family residing in Denver, Colorado.
The Fan is a 1981 American thriller film directed by Edward Bianchi, and starring Lauren Bacall, Michael Biehn, James Garner and Maureen Stapleton.It was written by Priscilla Chapman and John Hartwell, based on a novel of the same name by Bob Randall.
Mohammad Ali Rajai, 48, iransk politiker, Irans premiärminister 1980–1981, president 1981. Vera-Ellen, 60, amerikansk dansare och skådespelare. 1 september – Albert Speer, 76, tysk arkitekt och nazistisk politiker. 8 september – Hideki Yukawa, 74, japansk fysiker, Nobelpristagare i fysik 1949.
1981 21 mai: În Franța , socialistul François Mitterrand devine președinte al Republicii franceze. 12 august: Se lansează IBM PC în Statele Unite la un preț de 1.565 de dolari.