1981 (MCMLXXXI) 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.
01 Jun 1981 Production of Chevrolet Corvette cars begins at a new plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA. The first Corvette is a two-tone Beige over Dark Brown 1981 model. 02 Jun 1981 Barbara Walters asks Katharine Hepburn what kind of tree she would be; 03 Jun 1981 Pope John Paul II released from hospital after assassination attempt
What Happened in 1981 - Significant Events, Prices, 40
What Happened in 1981 Major Events, Popular Culture, Prices, Born This Year 40 years ago . What happened in 1981 Major News Stories include The Aids Virus Identified, Iran Hostage Crisis Ends, Yorkshire Ripper is caught, Post It Notes launched, Riots UK Cities, Anwar Sadat assassinated. one of the most exciting was the First Flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia.
1981 - Your complete When It Was Cool Guide to the year 1981 in pop-culture, music, and more. By: Karl Stern (@wiwcool, [email protected]) I turned ten years old in 1981. These extensive "Year in Review" articles are meant to be guides to the greatest years of When It Was Cool retro pop-culture.
An overview of Disney-related events that occured in 1981. March 6 - The Devil and Max Devlin March 20 - Amy April 3 - Alice in Wonderland (re-issue) June 12 Freaky Friday (re-issue) Herbie Goes Bananas (re-issue) Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (re-issue) June 19 Swiss Family Robinson (re-issue) Herbie Rides Again (re-issue) June 26 - Dragonslayer (co-production with Paramount) July 10 - The Fox ...
The highest grossing movie of 1981 was the classic adventure movie Raiders of the Lost Ark. Harrison Ford continued his run of blockbuster movies by moving from swashbuckling spaceman Han Solo to swashbuckling archeologist Indiana Jones.
What Happened in 1981 Important News and Events, Key Technology and Popular Culture. What happened in 1981 Major News Stories include The Aids Virus Identified, Iran Hostage Crisis Ends, Yorkshire Ripper is caught, Post It Notes launched, Riots UK Cities, Anwar Sadat assassinated. one of the most exciting was the First Flight...
1981 – MS-DOS was invented. “Life begins with a disk drive.” – Tim Paterson. On August 12, 1981, IBM introduced its new revolution in a box, the “Personal Computer” complete with a brand new operating system from Microsoft, a 16-bit computer operating system called MS-DOS 1.0.