1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter D), 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.
Real World Events
- Titan Books is founded.
- Actor Juan Riedinger is born.
- Actor Philip McGinley is born.
- Actor Travis Willingham is born.
- Actor Boyd Holbrook is born.
- Actress Amy Seimetz is born.