1981

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1981 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1981
MCMLXXXI
Ab urbe condita 2734
Armenian calendar 1430
ԹՎ ՌՆԼ
Assyrian calendar 6731
Bahá'í calendar 137–138
Balinese saka calendar 1902–1903
Bengali calendar 1388
Berber calendar 2931
British Regnal year 29  Eliz. 2   30  Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2525
Burmese calendar 1343
Byzantine calendar 7489–7490
Chinese calendar 庚申(Metal  Monkey)
4677 or 4617
     to 
辛酉年 (Metal  Rooster)
4678 or 4618
Coptic calendar 1697–1698
Discordian calendar 3147
Ethiopian calendar 1973–1974
Hebrew calendar 5741–5742
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2037–2038
 - Shaka Samvat 1902–1903
 - Kali Yuga 5081–5082
Holocene calendar 11981
Igbo calendar 981–982
Iranian calendar 1359–1360
Islamic calendar 1401–1402
Japanese calendar Shōwa 56
(昭和56年)
Javanese calendar 1913–1914
Juche calendar 70
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4314
Minguo calendar ROC 70
民國70年
Nanakshahi calendar 513
Thai solar calendar 2524
Tibetan calendar 阳金猴年
(male Iron-Monkey)
2107 or 1726 or 954
     to 
阴金鸡年
(female Iron-Rooster)
2108 or 1727 or 955
Unix time 347155200 – 378691199

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.

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February

March

April

April 12: First Space Shuttle launch: Columbia, April 12, 1981. Space Shuttle Columbia launching.jpg
April 12: First Space Shuttle launch: Columbia, April 12, 1981.

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

November 1: Antigua and Barbuda. Flag of Antigua and Barbuda.svg
November 1: Antigua and Barbuda.

December

Date unknown

Births

Births
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January

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Eli Manning
Rinko Kikuchi Rinko Kikuchi Berlinale 2015.jpg
Rinko Kikuchi
Jeremie Renier Jeremie Renier Cannes 2016.jpg
Jérémie Renier
Jared Kushner Jared Kushner June 2019.jpg
Jared Kushner
Pitbull PitbullLive2019.jpg
Pitbull
Ray J Ray J 2011.jpg
Ray J
Alicia Keys Alicia Keys in South Africa cropped.jpg
Alicia Keys
Elijah Wood Elijah Wood (47955397556) (cropped).jpg
Elijah Wood
Justin Timberlake Justin Timberlake by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg
Justin Timberlake

February

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Sara Foster
Tom Hiddleston Tom Hiddleston (36109110291) (cropped).jpg
Tom Hiddleston
Kelly Rowland Kelly Rowland 11, 2012.jpg
Kelly Rowland
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Paris Hilton
Josh Gad 41st Annie Awards, Josh Gad (crop).jpg
Josh Gad
Josh Groban Josh Groban (Cropped).jpg
Josh Groban

March

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Will Power
Bryce Dallas Howard Bryce Dallas Howard June 2018.jpg
Bryce Dallas Howard
LeToya Luckett Letoya.jpg
LeToya Luckett
Danny Brown Danny Brown at Project Pabst, May 2017.jpg
Danny Brown
Julia Stiles Julia Stiles by David Shankbone cropped.jpg
Julia Stiles
Maarten van der Weijden Maarten van der Weijden (2008-08-25).jpg
Maarten van der Weijden

April

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Taylor Kitsch
Hayden Christensen Hayden-cfda2010-0004(1) (cropped).jpg
Hayden Christensen
Jessica Alba TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2016 - Day 3 (26884815511) (cropped).jpg
Jessica Alba
Kunal Nayyar Kunal Nayyar by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Kunal Nayyar
Tulsi Gabbard Tulsi Gabbard (48011616441) (cropped).jpg
Tulsi Gabbard

May

Robert Buckley Robert Buckley April 2015.jpg
Robert Buckley
Craig David Craig David (at The Queen's Birthday Party) (cropped).jpg
Craig David
Danielle Fishel Danielle Fishel photo (cropped).jpg
Danielle Fishel
Stephen Amell Stephen Amell August 2016.jpg
Stephen Amell
Rami Malek Rami Malek in 2015 (2) (cropped).jpg
Rami Malek
Zara Tindall Zara Phillips (2012).jpg
Zara Tindall
Georges St-Pierre Georges St-Pierre.png
Georges St-Pierre
Shiri Maimon Sm album3.jpg
Shiri Maimon
Mark Winterbottom Mark Winterbottom 2020 Supercars launch.jpg
Mark Winterbottom
Daniel Bryan Daniel Bryan October 2016.jpg
Daniel Bryan
Laura Bailey Laura Bailey SDCC 2019 (48378674272) (vertical cropped).jpg
Laura Bailey
Justin Chon Justin Chon 02 (cropped).jpg
Justin Chon

June

T.J. Miller T. J. Miller by Gage Skidmore.jpg
T.J. Miller
Enzo Fortuny Enzo Fortuny.JPG
Enzo Fortuny
Natalie Portman Natalie Portman by Gage Skidmore (cropped).jpg
Natalie Portman
Adriana Lima Adriana Lima 2019 by Glenn Francis.jpg
Adriana Lima
Chris Evans 5 Dec. 2016 CJCS USO Holiday Tour - Incirlik Air Base 161205-D-PB383-044 (31430825446) (cropped) (cropped).jpg
Chris Evans
Brandon Flowers KillersBrixton120917-39.jpg
Brandon Flowers
Vanessa Ray Vanessa Ray at PaleyFest 2014.jpg
Vanessa Ray
Simon Ammann Simon Ammann (2011).jpg
Simon Ammann

July

Ryan Hansen Ryan Hansen by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Ryan Hansen
Mahendra Singh Dhoni Mahendra Singh Dhoni January 2016 (cropped).jpg
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Paloma Faith Paloma Faith cropped.png
Paloma Faith
Summer Glau Summer Glau by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg
Summer Glau
Michiel Huisman Michielhuisman2015 (cropped).jpg
Michiel Huisman
Fernando Alonso Alonso 2016.jpg
Fernando Alonso

August

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle - 2018 (cropped).jpg
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex
Roger Federer Roger Federer 2012 Doha.jpg
Roger Federer
Harel Skaat Flickr - aktivioslo - Harel Skaat - Israel (2) cropped.jpg
Harel Skaat
Meagan Good Meagan Good in 2019.png
Meagan Good
Oh Jin-hyek KOCIS Korea London OhJinhyek 01 (7730608452).jpg
Oh Jin-hyek
Jan Frodeno Jan Frodeno 2015 Ironman European Championship Frankfurt.jpeg
Jan Frodeno
Ben Barnes Ben Barnes by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg
Ben Barnes
Ross Marquand Ross Marquand by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Ross Marquand
Chad Michael Murray Chad Michael Murray in 2007.jpg
Chad Michael Murray
Jay Ryan Jay Ryan by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg
Jay Ryan

September

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Beyoncé
Jonathan Taylor Thomas Jonathan Taylor Thomas.jpg
Jonathan Taylor Thomas
Julie Gonzalo Julie Gonzalo.jpg
Julie Gonzalo
Jennifer Hudson Jennifer-hudson-gesf-2018-8400.jpg
Jennifer Hudson
Ben Schwartz Ben Schwartz.jpg
Ben Schwartz
Alexis Bledel AlexisBledelSept11TIFF.jpg
Alexis Bledel
Jennifer Tisdale Jennifer Tisdale.jpg
Jennifer Tisdale
Ashley Eckstein Ashley Eckstein.jpg
Ashley Eckstein
Christina Milian CUN2008 Oscar party Christina Milian.jpg
Christina Milian
Serena Williams Serena Williams at 2013 US Open.jpg
Serena Williams
Anand Giridharadas AnandGiridharradas2019meaning.png
Anand Giridharadas
Dominique Moceanu Dominique Moceanu.JPG
Dominique Moceanu

October

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Rupert Friend
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Zlatan Ibrahimovic June 2018.jpg
Zlatan Ibrahimović
Raffi Torres Raffi Torres.png
Raffi Torres
Jun Ji-hyun 191112 jeonjihyeon (3).jpg
Jun Ji-hyun
Boyd Melson Boyd Melson.jpg
Boyd Melson
Guy Sebastian Guy Sebastian 2014.jpg
Guy Sebastian

November

Raphael Gualazzi Raphael Gualazzi cropped.jpg
Raphael Gualazzi
Allison Tolman Allison Tolman (15476804677).jpg
Allison Tolman
Xabi Alonso Xabi Alonso Training 2017-03 FC Bayern Muenchen-3 (cropped).jpg
Xabi Alonso
Barbara Bush Barbara Bush, Philanthropy Summit 2016 (cropped).jpg
Barbara Bush
Jenna Bush Hager Jenna Bush Hager 2017 2.jpg
Jenna Bush Hager
Natasha Bedingfield Natasha Bedingfield 2013.jpg
Natasha Bedingfield

December

Britney Spears Britney Spears 2013 (Straighten Crop).jpg
Britney Spears
Lior Suchard Liorsuchard.jpg
Lior Suchard
Sienna Miller MJK34388 Sienna Miller (The Lost City Of Z, Berlinale 2017).jpg
Sienna Miller
Shizuka Arakawa Arakawa 2009 Festa On Ice.JPG
Shizuka Arakawa
Ricky Whittle Ricky Whittle July 2017.jpg
Ricky Whittle

Deaths

January

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Harold Urey
Richard Boone Richard Boone 1959.JPG
Richard Boone
Beulah Bondi Beulah Bondi Wagon Train 1961.JPG
Beulah Bondi
Adele Astaire Adele Astaire in 1919.jpg
Adele Astaire

February

Bill Haley Bill Haley (1974).jpg
Bill Haley
Ibrahim Abdel Hady Pasha Ibrahim Abdul Hadi Pasha (1948).jpg
Ibrahim Abdel Hady Pasha
Ilo Wallace Mrs. Henry Wallace.jpg
Ilo Wallace

March

Roberto Francisco Chiari Remon Roberto F. Chiari.jpg
Roberto Francisco Chiari Remón
Max Delbruck Maxdelbruck-cr.jpg
Max Delbrück
John S. McCain Jr. John S. McCain, Jr. color portrait.jpg
John S. McCain Jr.
Douglas Lowe Douglas Lowe 1926.jpg
Douglas Lowe

April

Lucile Godbold Lucile Godbold 1922.jpg
Lucile Godbold
Joe Louis Joe Louis by van Vechten.jpg
Joe Louis
Prince Yasuhiko Asaka Prince Asaka Yasuhiko 02.jpg
Prince Yasuhiko Asaka

May

Odd Hassel Odd Hassel.jpg
Odd Hassel
Bob Marley Bob-Marley.jpg
Bob Marley
William Saroyan William Saroyan.jpg
William Saroyan
Stefan Wyszynski Stefan Wyszynski.jpg
Stefan Wyszyński
Soong Ching-ling Madame Sun Yat-Sen - Cecil Beaton.jpg
Soong Ching-ling
Ziaur Rahman Ziaur Rahman 1979.jpg
Ziaur Rahman
Gyula Lorant Lorant Gyula fortepan 13743.jpg
Gyula Lóránt
Giuseppe Pella Giuseppe Pella.jpg
Giuseppe Pella

June

Rino Gaetano Rino Gaetano.jpg
Rino Gaetano
Zarah Leander Zarah Leander.jpg
Zarah Leander

July

Qahtan Muhammad al-Shaabi Qahtan Shaabi.jpg
Qahtan Muhammad al-Shaabi
Blessed Manuela de Jesus Arias Espinosa Maria Ines Teresa Arias Espinosa.jpg
Blessed Manuela de Jesús Arias Espinosa
Robert Moses Robert Moses with Battery Bridge model.jpg
Robert Moses

August

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Melvyn Douglas

September

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Albert Speer
Robert Montgomery RobertMontgomeryApr1939.jpg
Robert Montgomery
Romulo Betancourt RB 1975.jpg
Romulo Betancourt

October

Gloria Grahame GloriaGrahame.jpg
Gloria Grahame
Anwar Sadat Anwar Sadat cropped.jpg
Anwar Sadat

November

William Holden WILLIAMHolden.jpg
William Holden
Natalie Wood Natalie Wood publicity 1963.jpg
Natalie Wood

December

Ferruccio Parri Ferruccio Parri Senato.jpg
Ferruccio Parri
Mehmet Shehu Mehmet Shehu -28partizan-29.jpg
Mehmet Shehu

Date Unknown

Nobel Prizes

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1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1984th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 984th year of the 2nd millennium, the 84th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1980s decade.

1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1993rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 993rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 93rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1990s decade.

1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1946th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 946th year of the 2nd millennium, the 46th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1940s decade.

1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1990th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 990th year of the 2nd millennium, the 90th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1990s decade.

1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1980th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 980th year of the 2nd millennium, the 80th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1980s decade.

1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1974th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 974th year of the 2nd millennium, the 74th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1970s decade.

1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1968th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 968th year of the 2nd millennium, the 68th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1960s decade.

1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1976th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 976th year of the 2nd millennium, the 76th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1970s decade.

1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1960th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 960th year of the 2nd millennium, the 60th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1960s decade.

1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1988th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 988th year of the 2nd millennium, the 88th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1980s decade.

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1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1975th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 975th year of the 2nd millennium, the 75th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1970s decade.

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1979 1979

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1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1985th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 985th year of the 2nd millennium, the 85th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1980s decade.

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