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Abigail Leigh Spencer (born August 4, 1981) is an American actress known for her recurring roles on Mad Men and Suits, and for starring in the series Rectify and Timeless.
The Academy Award for Best Director (officially known as the Academy Award for Best Directing) is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards presented annually since the awards debuted in 1929, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
Adele, Lady Charles Cavendish (born Adele Marie Austerlitz; September 10, 1896 – January 25, 1981) was an American dancer, stage actress and singer.
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Air traffic controllers often abbreviated ATC are personnel responsible for the safe, orderly, and expeditious flow of air traffic in the global air traffic control system.
Albert Harold "Al" Quie (born September 18, 1923) is an American politician who served as the 35th governor of Minnesota from January 4, 1979, to January 3, 1983.
Kimberly Alexis Bledel (born September 16, 1981) is an American actress and model.
Allen David Forrest Jr. (born February 4, 1981) also known by the stage name Matchstik or Match, is an American recording artist, rapper, singer/songwriter, music producer, and actor.
Allen Ingvar Olson (born November 5, 1938) is an American Republican politician and attorney who served as the 28th Governor of North Dakota from 1981 to 1985.
Arthur Albert Link (May 24, 1914 – June 1, 2010) was an American politician for the North Dakota Democratic Party, and later the Democratic-NPL.
Arthur Joseph O'Connell (March 29, 1908 – May 18, 1981) was an American stage and film actor.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
The Atlanta murders of 1979–1981, sometimes called the Atlanta Child Murders (although several of the purported victims were adults), were a series of murders committed in the American city of Atlanta, Georgia, from the middle of 1979 until May 1981.
On March 30, 1981, President Ronald Reagan and three others were shot and wounded by John Hinckley Jr. in Washington, D.C., as they were leaving a speaking engagement at the Washington Hilton Hotel.
Avenged Sevenfold (sometimes abbreviated as A7X) is an American heavy metal band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1999.
Beirut (بيروت, Beyrouth) is the capital and largest city of Lebanon.
Beulah Bondi (May 3, 1889 – January 11, 1981)According to the State of California.
William Perry Clements Jr. (April 13, 1917 – May 29, 2011) was an American businessman, university executive, and Republican Party politician from Texas.
William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
William John Clifton Haley (July 6, 1925 – February 9, 1981) was an American rock and roll musician.
William John Janklow (September 13, 1939January 12, 2012) was an American politician and member of the Republican Party who holds the record for the longest tenure as Governor of South Dakota: sixteen years in office.
William C. Phelps (born April 5, 1934) is a Republican politician and lawyer from Missouri.
Billy Aaron Brown (born July 28, 1981) is an American actor.
Daniel Robert Graham (born November 9, 1936) is an American politician and author.
Robert Nesta Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter who became an international musical and cultural icon, blending mostly reggae, ska, and rocksteady in his compositions.
Robert Louis "Bobby" Freeman Sr. (April 27, 1934 – May 16, 2016) was an American attorney in Plaquemine, Louisiana, who was the Democratic lieutenant governor of his state from 1980 to 1988.
Bosley Crowther (July 13, 1905 – March 7, 1981) was an American journalist and author who was film critic for The New York Times for 27 years.
Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring.
Brad J. Dye, Jr. (born December 20, 1933) is an American politician who served three 4-year terms as 27th Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi from 1980 until 1992.
Bradley A. Winchester (born March 1, 1981) is a former professional ice hockey left winger.
Brendan Thomas Byrne (April 1, 1924 – January 4, 2018) was an American politician, statesman, and prosecutor, serving as the 47th Governor of New Jersey from 1974 to 1982.
Brian Joo (born January 10, 1981), better known simply as Brian, is an American R&B and K-pop recording artist who is based in South Korea.
Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer, dancer, and actress.
Brock Sterling Berlin (born July 4, 1981) is an American former college and professional football player who was a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL).
Bruce Edward Babbitt (born June 27, 1938) is an American attorney and politician from the state of Arizona.
Bruce King (April 6, 1924 – November 13, 2009) was an American businessman and politician.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Casey Owen Neistat (born March 25, 1981) is an American YouTube personality, filmmaker, vlogger, and co-founder of defunct multimedia company Beme.
A casino is a facility which houses and accommodates certain types of gambling activities.
CBS Evening News (titled as CBS Evening News with Jeff Glor for its weeknight broadcasts since December 4, 2017 and simply CBS Weekend News for its weekend broadcasts) is the flagship evening television news program of CBS News, the news division of the CBS television network in the United States.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the leading national public health institute of the United States.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the United States federal government, tasked with gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT).
Ceratitis capitata, the Mediterranean fruit fly, or medfly for short, is a species of fruit fly capable of causing extensive damage to a wide range of fruit crops.
Chad Michael Murray (born August 24, 1981) is an American actor, spokesperson, writer and former fashion model.
Charles Thone (January 4, 1924 – March 7, 2018) was an American Republican politician.
Chevon Troutman (born November 25, 1981) is an American professional basketball player.
The Chief Justice of the United States is the chief judge of the Supreme Court of the United States and thus the head of the United States federal court system, which functions as the judicial branch of the nation's federal government.
Charles Spittal Robb (born June 26, 1939) is an American politician and former officer in the United States Marine Corps.
Classified information is material that a government body deems to be sensitive information that must be protected.
Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.
Cleveland Stadium, commonly known as Municipal Stadium or Lakefront Stadium, was a multi-purpose stadium located in Cleveland, Ohio.
Clifford Franklin Battles (May 1, 1910 – April 28, 1981) was an American football halfback in the National Football League (NFL).
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
Cole Williams (born Christopher Cole Williams on July 28, 1981) is an American film and TV actor.
The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting that occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, an unincorporated area of Jefferson County, Colorado, United States, in the Denver metropolitan area.
The Contras were the various U.S.-backed and funded right-wing rebel groups that were active from 1979 to the early 1990s in opposition to the socialist Sandinista Junta of National Reconstruction government in Nicaragua.
Daniel David Ortmeier (born May 11, 1981) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder and first baseman.
Danielle Christine Fishel (born May 5, 1981) is an American actress and television personality.
David C. O’Neal (born January 24, 1937) was the 41st Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, serving from 1977 to 1981.
David Conner Treen Sr. (July 16, 1928 – October 29, 2009), was an American attorney and politician from Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana.
David Smith Monson (born June 20, 1945) is a former U.S. Representative and the second Lieutenant Governor of Utah.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Richard Lewis Thornburgh (born July 16, 1932) is an American lawyer, author and Republican politician who served as the 41st Governor of Pennsylvania from 1979 to 1987, and then as the U.S. Attorney General from 1988 to 1991.
Dixy Lee Ray (September 3, 1914 – January 2, 1994) was an American scientist and politician who served as the 17th Governor of the U.S. state of Washington.
Donna Payant née Collins (March 22, 1950 – May 15, 1981) was a New York state corrections officer who was murdered while on duty at Green Haven Correctional Facility.
The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion is one of the halls in the Los Angeles Music Center (which is one of the three largest performing arts centers in the United States).
Lincoln Andrew Hodgdon (born November 15, 1981) is a former American football offensive lineman for the Houston Texans of the National Football League.
The early 1980s recession was a severe global economic recession that affected much of the developed world in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Edgar Jacob Herschler (October 27, 1918 – February 5, 1990), popularly known as "Gov.
Edward Joseph "Ed" King (May 11, 1925 – September 18, 2006) was the 66th Governor of the U.S. state of Massachusetts from 1979 to 1983.
Elizabeth Jordan Carr (born December 28, 1981 at 7:46 am) is the United States' first baby born from the in-vitro fertilization procedure and the 15th in the world.
Eric David Harris (April 9, 1981 – April 20, 1999) and Dylan Bennet Klebold (September 11, 1981 – April 20, 1999) were two American spree killers and mass murderers who killed 13 people and wounded 24 others armed with firearms and knives on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado.
Ernest M. Sands (April 30, 1922 – April 9, 2012) was a North Dakota Republican Party politician who served as the 32nd Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota from 1981 to 1985.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
Forrest Hood James Jr. (born September 15, 1934) is an American politician, and civil engineer.
Frank Durward White (June 4, 1933 – May 21, 2003) was an American banker and politician who served as the 41st governor of Arkansas.
Major General Frederick Henry Osborn (21 March 1889 – 5 January 1981) was an American philanthropist, military leader, and eugenicist.
General Hospital (commonly abbreviated GH) is an American daytime television medical drama.
Geneva (Genève, Genèva, Genf, Ginevra, Genevra) is the second-most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich) and the most populous city of the Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland.
George Ariyoshi (born as) is an American politician and lawyer who served as the third Governor of Hawaii from 1974 to 1986.
George Dekle Busbee Sr. (August 7, 1927 – July 16, 2004), was an American politician who served as the 77th Governor of the U.S. state of Georgia from 1975 to 1983, and a senior partner at King & Spalding thereafter.
George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993.
George Albert "Georgie" Jessel (April 3, 1898 – May 23, 1981) was an American illustrated song "model", actor, singer, songwriter, and film producer.
George Duncan Hastie McMillan, Jr. (born October 11, 1943) is an American Democratic politician who served as the 23rd Lieutenant Governor of Alabama from 1979 to 1983.
George Patterson Nigh (born June 9, 1927) is an American politician and civic leader from the U.S. state of Oklahoma.
George Fugett Turman (January 25, 1928 – December 9, 2008) was the 24th Lieutenant Governor of Montana.
Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.
In the United States, a governor serves as the chief executive officer and commander-in-chief in each of the fifty states and in the five permanently inhabited territories, functioning as both head of state and head of government therein.
The Governor of California is the head of government of the U.S. state of California.
The Governor of Colorado is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Colorado.
The Governor of Hawaii is the chief executive of the state of Hawaii and its various agencies and departments, as provided in the Hawaii State Constitution Article V, Sections 1 through 6.
The Governor of Illinois is the chief executive of the State of Illinois and the various agencies and departments over which the officer has jurisdiction, as prescribed in the state constitution.
The Governor of Indiana is the chief executive of the state of Indiana.
The Governor of Iowa is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Iowa.
The Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky is the head of the executive branch of government in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
The Governor of Maine is the chief executive of the State of Maine.
The Governor of Maryland heads the executive branch of the government of the State of Maryland, and is the commander-in-chief of the state's National Guard units.
The Governor of Massachusetts is the head of the executive branch of the Government of Massachusetts and serves as commander-in-chief of the Commonwealth's military forces.
The Governor of Michigan is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Governor of Minnesota is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Minnesota, leading the state's executive branch.
The Governor of Nebraska holds the "supreme executive power" of the U.S. state of Nebraska as provided by the fourth article of the Nebraska Constitution.
The Governor of New Hampshire is the head of the executive branch of New Hampshire's state government.
The Governor of the State of New Jersey is head of the executive branch of New Jersey's state government.
The Governor of New Mexico (Gobernador de Nuevo México) is the chief executive of the state of New Mexico.
The Governor of the State of New York is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New York.
The Governor of North Carolina is the head of the executive branch of the U.S. state of North Carolina's state government and serves as commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
The Governor of North Dakota is the head of the executive branch of North Dakota's state government and serves as the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
The governor of the State of Oklahoma is the head of state for the U.S. state of Oklahoma.
The Governor of Oregon is the head of the executive branch of Oregon's state government and serves as the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
The Governor of the State of South Carolina is the head of state for the state of South Carolina.
The Governor of South Dakota is the head of the executive branch of the government of the U.S. state of South Dakota.
The Governor of Tennessee is the head of government of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
The Governor of Texas is the head of the executive branch of Texas's government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
The Governor of Vermont is the head of the government of the U.S. state of Vermont.
The Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia serves as the chief executive of the Commonwealth of Virginia for a four-year term.
The Governor of Wisconsin is the highest executive authority in the government of the U.S. state of Wisconsin.
Guernica is a mural-sized oil painting on canvas by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso completed in June 1937,Richardson (2016) at his home on Rue des Grands Augustins, in Paris.
In the first Gulf of Sidra incident, 19 August 1981, two Russian made Libyan Su-22 Fitter fired upon and were subsequently shot down by two U.S. F-14 Tomcats off the Libyan coast.
Gulf of Sirte (خليج سرت, Khalij Surt), or Gulf of Sidra (خليج السدرة, Khalij as-Sidra) after the port of Sidra, is a body of water in the Mediterranean Sea on the northern coast of Libya.
Harold Clayton Urey (April 29, 1893 – January 5, 1981) was an American physical chemist whose pioneering work on isotopes earned him the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1934 for the discovery of deuterium.
Harry Frederick Harlow (October 31, 1905 – December 6, 1981) was an American psychologist best known for his maternal-separation, dependency needs, and social isolation experiments on rhesus monkeys, which manifested the importance of caregiving and companionship to social and cognitive development.
Harry Roe Hughes (born November 13, 1926), a member of the Democratic Party, was the 57th Governor of Maryland from 1979 to 1987.
Henry Agard Wallace (October 7, 1888 – November 18, 1965) served as the 33rd Vice President of the United States (1941–1945), the 11th Secretary of Agriculture (1933–1940), and the 10th Secretary of Commerce (1945–1946).
Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Hoagland Howard "Hoagy" Carmichael (November 22, 1899 – December 27, 1981) was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader.
Hollywood is a city in Broward County, Florida, between Fort Lauderdale and Miami.
Homosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender.
A hostage is a person or entity which is held by one of two belligerent parties to the other or seized as security for the carrying out of an agreement, or as a preventive measure against war.
A hotel is an establishment that provides paid lodging on a short-term basis.
Howard Henry Baker Jr. (November 15, 1925 June 26, 2014) was an American politician and diplomat who served as a Republican United States Senator from Tennessee, Senate Minority Leader, then Senate Majority Leader.
Hugh Leo Carey (April 11, 1919 – August 7, 2011) was an American politician and attorney.
Hugh J. Gallen (July 30, 1924 – December 29, 1982) was an American automobile dealer and Democratic politician from Littleton, New Hampshire.
The Hyatt Regency walkway collapse took place at the Hyatt Regency Kansas City hotel in Kansas City, Missouri, on July 17, 1981.
The IBM Personal Computer, commonly known as the IBM PC, is the original version and progenitor of the IBM PC compatible hardware platform.
Ilo Browne Wallace (March 10, 1888 – February 22, 1981) was the wife of Henry A. Wallace, the 33rd U.S Vice President and later Secretary of Commerce.
The immune system is a host defense system comprising many biological structures and processes within an organism that protects against disease.
The Imperial Valley lies in California's Imperial County.
Imprisonment (from imprison Old French, French emprisonner, from en in + prison prison, from Latin prensio, arrest, from prehendere, prendere, to seize) is the restraint of a person's liberty, for any cause whatsoever, whether by authority of the government, or by a person acting without such authority.
In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is a process of fertilisation where an egg is combined with sperm outside the body, in vitro ("in glass").
The Intel 8088 ("eighty-eighty-eight", also called iAPX 88) microprocessor is a variant of the Intel 8086.
Iran (ایران), also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran (جمهوری اسلامی ایران), is a sovereign state in Western Asia. With over 81 million inhabitants, Iran is the world's 18th-most-populous country. Comprising a land area of, it is the second-largest country in the Middle East and the 17th-largest in the world. Iran is bordered to the northwest by Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan, to the north by the Caspian Sea, to the northeast by Turkmenistan, to the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan, to the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, and to the west by Turkey and Iraq. The country's central location in Eurasia and Western Asia, and its proximity to the Strait of Hormuz, give it geostrategic importance. Tehran is the country's capital and largest city, as well as its leading economic and cultural center. Iran is home to one of the world's oldest civilizations, beginning with the formation of the Elamite kingdoms in the fourth millennium BCE. It was first unified by the Iranian Medes in the seventh century BCE, reaching its greatest territorial size in the sixth century BCE, when Cyrus the Great founded the Achaemenid Empire, which stretched from Eastern Europe to the Indus Valley, becoming one of the largest empires in history. The Iranian realm fell to Alexander the Great in the fourth century BCE and was divided into several Hellenistic states. An Iranian rebellion culminated in the establishment of the Parthian Empire, which was succeeded in the third century CE by the Sasanian Empire, a leading world power for the next four centuries. Arab Muslims conquered the empire in the seventh century CE, displacing the indigenous faiths of Zoroastrianism and Manichaeism with Islam. Iran made major contributions to the Islamic Golden Age that followed, producing many influential figures in art and science. After two centuries, a period of various native Muslim dynasties began, which were later conquered by the Turks and the Mongols. The rise of the Safavids in the 15th century led to the reestablishment of a unified Iranian state and national identity, with the country's conversion to Shia Islam marking a turning point in Iranian and Muslim history. Under Nader Shah, Iran was one of the most powerful states in the 18th century, though by the 19th century, a series of conflicts with the Russian Empire led to significant territorial losses. Popular unrest led to the establishment of a constitutional monarchy and the country's first legislature. A 1953 coup instigated by the United Kingdom and the United States resulted in greater autocracy and growing anti-Western resentment. Subsequent unrest against foreign influence and political repression led to the 1979 Revolution and the establishment of an Islamic republic, a political system that includes elements of a parliamentary democracy vetted and supervised by a theocracy governed by an autocratic "Supreme Leader". During the 1980s, the country was engaged in a war with Iraq, which lasted for almost nine years and resulted in a high number of casualties and economic losses for both sides. According to international reports, Iran's human rights record is exceptionally poor. The regime in Iran is undemocratic, and has frequently persecuted and arrested critics of the government and its Supreme Leader. Women's rights in Iran are described as seriously inadequate, and children's rights have been severely violated, with more child offenders being executed in Iran than in any other country in the world. Since the 2000s, Iran's controversial nuclear program has raised concerns, which is part of the basis of the international sanctions against the country. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, an agreement reached between Iran and the P5+1, was created on 14 July 2015, aimed to loosen the nuclear sanctions in exchange for Iran's restriction in producing enriched uranium. Iran is a founding member of the UN, ECO, NAM, OIC, and OPEC. It is a major regional and middle power, and its large reserves of fossil fuels – which include the world's largest natural gas supply and the fourth-largest proven oil reserves – exert considerable influence in international energy security and the world economy. The country's rich cultural legacy is reflected in part by its 22 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the third-largest number in Asia and eleventh-largest in the world. Iran is a multicultural country comprising numerous ethnic and linguistic groups, the largest being Persians (61%), Azeris (16%), Kurds (10%), and Lurs (6%).
The Iran hostage crisis was a diplomatic standoff between Iran and the United States of America.
The Iran–Contra affair (ماجرای ایران-کنترا, caso Irán-Contra), also referred to as Irangate, Contragate or the Iran–Contra scandal, was a political scandal in the United States that occurred during the second term of the Reagan Administration.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
John Joseph Garrahy (November 26, 1930 – January 24, 2012), known to Rhode Islanders as J. Joseph Garrahy or just "Joe," was an American politician.
John Zuinglius Anderson (March 22, 1904 – February 9, 1981) was a U.S. Representative from California.
Jake Ross Scott (born April 16, 1981) is a former American football offensive guard.
James Scott Brady (August 29, 1940 – August 4, 2014) was an assistant to the U.S. President and White House Press Secretary under President Ronald Reagan.
James Collins "Jimmy" Green (February 24, 1921 – February 4, 2000) was a North Carolina politician who served as Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives (1975–1976) and as the 28th Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina (1977–1985).
James D. McGinnis (January 11, 1932 – February 24, 2009) was an American real estate agent and politician from Dover in Kent County, Delaware.
James H. Brickley (November 15, 1928 – September 28, 2001) was the 54th and 56th Lieutenant Governor of Michigan and a justice of the Michigan Supreme Court from 1982 to 1999.
James Lee Dozier (born April 10, 1931) is a retired United States Army officer.
James Robert Thompson Jr. (born May 8, 1936), also known as Big Jim Thompson, was the 37th and longest-serving Governor of the US state of Illinois, serving from 1977 to 1991.
Jay Sterner Hammond (July 21, 1922 – August 2, 2005) was an American politician of the Republican Party, who served as the fourth Governor of Alaska from 1974 to 1982.
John Davison "Jay" Rockefeller IV (born June 18, 1937) is an American politician who served as a United States Senator from West Virginia (1985-2015).
Jean Sadako King, née McKillop (December 6, 1925 – November 24, 2013) was the sixth Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii, the state's first woman to be elected as such, from 1978 to 1982 in the administration of Governor George Ariyoshi.
Jeff McComsey (born December 11, 1981), is an American illustrator and author of graphic novels, animations, and video game art.
Edmund Gerald "Jerry" Brown Jr. (born April 7, 1938) is an American politician, author and lawyer serving as the 39th and current Governor of California since 2011, previously holding the position from 1975 to 1983, making him the state's longest-serving Governor.
Jim Davis (born Marlin Davis, August 26, 1909 – April 26, 1981) was an American actor, best known for his role as Jock Ewing in the CBS prime-time soap opera, Dallas, a role which continued until he was too ill from a terminal illness to perform.
James Baxter Hunt Jr. (born May 16, 1937) is a retired American politician who was the 69th and 71st Governor of North Carolina (1977–1985, and 1993–2001).
James Allen Rhodes (September 13, 1909 – March 4, 2001) was an American Republican politician from Ohio, and one of only six US state governors to serve 4 four-year terms in office.
James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981.
Joe Henry Engle (born August 26, 1932), (Maj Gen, USAF, Ret.), is an American pilot who served in the United States Air Force, test pilot for the North American X-15 program, aeronautical engineer, and a former NASA astronaut.
Joseph Louis Barrow (May 13, 1914 – April 12, 1981), best known as Joe Louis and nicknamed the "Brown Bomber", was an American professional boxer who competed from 1934 to 1951.
Joe Edward Purcell (July 29, 1923 – March 5, 1987) was Acting Governor of Arkansas for six days in 1979 as well as Arkansas Attorney General from 1967–1971 and the ninth Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas from 1975–1981.
John Aspinwall Roosevelt (March 13, 1916 – April 27, 1981) was an American businessman and the sixth and last child of U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and his wife, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the only Roosevelt son who never sought political office.
John Bull is a British-built railroad steam locomotive that operated in the United States.
John Andrew Cherberg (October 17, 1910 – April 8, 1992) was an American football coach, teacher, television executive, and politician.
John F. Kennedy Stadium (formerly Philadelphia Municipal Stadium and Sesquicentennial Stadium) was an open-air stadium in Philadelphia that stood from 1926 to 1992.
John Warnock Hinckley Jr. (born May 29, 1955) is an American man who, on March 30, 1981, attempted to assassinate U.S. President Ronald Reagan in Washington, D.C. He wounded Reagan with a bullet that ricocheted and hit him in the chest.
John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 19408 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter, and peace activist who co-founded the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music.
John Massie Mutz (born November 5, 1935) is an American business leader and politician who served as Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, Republican candidate for Governor and president of Lilly Endowment, one of America's largest family foundations.
John Nichols Dalton (July 11, 1931July 30, 1986) was an American politician who served as the 63rd governor of Virginia, from 1978 to 1982.
John Pascal (July 8, 1932 – January 7, 1981) was an American playwright, screenwriter, author, and journalist.
John Shelton Wilder (June 3, 1921 – January 1, 2010) was an American politician who was the 48th Lieutenant Governor of Tennessee for 36 years from January 1971 to January 2007, when he was defeated,, Tennessee Blue Book 2007–2008, page 28 possibly the longest time anyone has served as Lieutenant Governor or a similar position in the history of the United States.
John Dennis Spellman (December 29, 1926 – January 16, 2018) was an American politician who was the 18th Governor of Washington between 1981 and 1985 and the first King County Executive from 1969 to 1981.
John Smith "Jimmy" Thach (April 19, 1905 – April 15, 1981) was a World War II Naval Aviator, air combat tactician, and United States Navy admiral.
John Victor Evans Sr. (January 18, 1925 – July 8, 2014) was an American politician from Idaho.
John William Carlin (born August 3, 1940) is an American politician.
John Edward Walsh Jr. (born December 26, 1945) is an American television personality, criminal investigator, human rights, victim rights advocate, and the host/creator, of America's Most Wanted.
John Young Brown Jr. (born December 28, 1933) is an American politician, entrepreneur, and businessman from the U.S. state of Kentucky.
John William Carson (October 23, 1925 – January 23, 2005) was an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer.
Jonathan Taylor Thomas (born Jonathan Taylor Weiss; September 8, 1981) is an American actor, voice actor, and director.
Joseph Edward Brennan (born November 2, 1934) is an American Democratic Party lawyer and politician from Maine.
Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt (born February 17, 1981) is an American actor, filmmaker, singer, and entrepreneur.
Joseph John Fauliso (February 16, 1916 – August 20, 2014) was an American politician who was the 83rd Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut from 1980 to 1991.
Joseph Patrick Teasdale (March 29, 1936 – May 8, 2014) was an American politician.
Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, and record producer.
Kamasi Washington (born February 18, 1981) is an American jazz saxophonist, composer, producer, and bandleader.
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.
Katharine Alexander (September 22, 1898 – January 10, 1981) was an American actress of stage and screen.
Kenneth J. Rothman (born October 11, 1935) is an American lawyer and politician from Missouri.
Kevin Phillips (born December 11, 1981) is an American film actor, best known for his leading role in Suna Gonera’s Pride (2007), as well as his role in 2009's Notorious.
Kirsten Price (born November 13, 1981) the stage name of an American pornographic film actress, model, cable television show host and feature dancer.
Christopher Samuel "Kit" Bond (born March 6, 1939) is an American attorney, politician and former United States Senator from Missouri and a member of the Republican Party.
Krysten Alyce Ritter (born December 16, 1981) is an American actress and musician.
Andrew Lamar Alexander Jr. (born July 3, 1940) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Tennessee, a seat he has held since 2003.
Lee Michael Norris (born September 25, 1981 in Greenville, North Carolina) is an American actor, best known for his roles as Stuart Minkus on Boy Meets World and its spin-off Girl Meets World, as well as Marvin "Mouth" McFadden on One Tree Hill.
Lee Sherman Dreyfus (pronounced DRAY-fuss; June 20, 1926 – January 2, 2008) was an American educator and politician.
Lemuel Warren Smith (born July 23, 1941), is an American convicted serial killer who was the first convict to kill an on-duty female corrections officer.
Libya (ليبيا), officially the State of Libya (دولة ليبيا), is a sovereign state in the Maghreb region of North Africa, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south and Algeria and Tunisia to the west.
In the United States, 45 of the 50 states have an office of lieutenant governor.
The Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas presides over the Arkansas Senate with a tie-breaking vote, serves as governor when the governor is out of state, and serves as governor if the governor is impeached, removed from office, dies or is otherwise unable to discharge the office's duties.
The Lieutenant Governor of California is a statewide constitutional officer and vice-executive of the State of California.
The Lieutenant Governor of Delaware is the second ranking executive officer of the U.S. state of Delaware.
The Lieutenant Governor of Florida is a statewide elected office in the government of the U.S. state of Florida.
The Lieutenant Governor of Georgia is a constitutional officer of the state, elected to a 4-year term by popular vote.
The Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii, concurrently the Secretary of State of Hawaii, is the assistant chief executive of that U.S. state and its various agencies and departments, as provided in the Hawaiokinai State Constitution Article V, Sections 2 though 6.
The Lieutenant Governor of Illinois is the second highest executive of the State of Illinois.
The Lieutenant Governor of Indiana is a constitutional office in the US State of Indiana.
The Lieutenant Governor of Kansas is the second-ranking member of the executive branch of Kansas state government.
The office of Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky was created under the state's second constitution, which was ratified in 1799.
The Office of Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana (Lieutenant-Gouverneur de la Louisiane) is the second highest state office in Louisiana.
The Lieutenant Governor of Maryland is the second highest-ranking official in the executive branch of the state government of Maryland in the United States.
The Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts is the first in the line to discharge the powers and duties of the office of governor following the incapacitation of the Governor of Massachusetts.
The Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi is the second-highest ranking executive officer in Mississippi, right below the Governor of Mississippi.
The Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico (Lista de Vicegobernadores de Nuevo México) is an elected official in the state of New Mexico that ranks just below the Governor of New Mexico.
The Lieutenant Governor of New York is a constitutional office in the executive branch of the Government of the State of New York.
The Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina is the second highest elected official in the U.S. state of North Carolina and is the only elected official to have powers in both the legislative and executive branches of state government.
The Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota is a political office in North Dakota.
The Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma is the second-highest executive official of the state government of Oklahoma.
The lieutenant governor is a constitutional officer of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
The Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina is the second-in-command to the Governor of South Carolina.
The Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota is the lieutenant governor of the U.S. state of South Dakota.
The Lieutenant Governor of Tennessee is the Speaker of the Tennessee Senate and first in line in the succession to the office of Governor of Tennessee in the event of the death, resignation, or removal from office through impeachment and conviction of the Governor of the State of Tennessee.
The Lieutenant Governor of Texas is the second-highest executive office in the government of Texas, a state in the U.S. It is the second most powerful post in Texas government because its occupant controls the work of the Texas Senate and controls the budgeting process as a leader of the Legislative Budget Board.
The Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Utah was created in 1975.
The Lieutenant Governor is a constitutional officer of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The Lieutenant Governor of Washington is an elected office in the U.S. state of Washington.
The Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin is the first person in the order of succession of Wisconsin's executive branch, thus serving as governor in the event of the death, resignation, removal, impeachment, absence from the state, or incapacity due to illness of the Governor of Wisconsin.
A list of American films released in 1981.
Although the written history of California is not long, records of earthquakes exist that affected the Spanish missions that were constructed beginning in the late 18th century.
The Governor of Alabama is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Alabama.
The Governor of Alaska is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Alaska.
The Governor of Arizona is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Arizona.
The Governor of Arkansas is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Arkansas.
The Governor of Connecticut is the elected head of the executive branch of Connecticut's state government, and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
The Governor of Delaware (President of Delaware from 1776 to 1792) is the head of the executive branch of Delaware's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
The Governor of Florida is the head of the executive branch of Florida's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
The Governor of Georgia is the head of the executive branch of Georgia's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
The Governor of Idaho is the head of the executive branch of Idaho's state government and commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
The Governor of Kansas is the head of the executive branch of Kansas's state governmentKS Const.
This is a list of the Governors of Louisiana (Gouverneurs de Louisiane), from acquisition by the United States in 1803 to the present day.
The Governor of Mississippi is the head of the executive branch of Mississippi's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
Following is a list of Governors of Missouri since its territory became part of the United States.
The Governor of Montana is the head of the executive branch of Montana's state governmentMontana Constitution, Article VI, Section 4.
The Governor of Nevada is the chief magistrate of the U.S. state of Nevada,NV Const.
The Governor of Ohio is the head of the executive branch of Ohio's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
The Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is the head of the executive branch of Pennsylvania's state government and serves as the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
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The Governor of Utah is the head of the executive branch of Utah's state governmentUT Const.
The Governor of Washington is the head of the executive branch of Washington's state government, the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces, and is responsible for appointing the Poet Laureate of Washington.
The Governor of West Virginia is the head of the executive branch of West Virginia's state governmentWV Constitution article VII, § 5.
This is a list of the governors of Wyoming, beginning with Territorial Governors.
The Lieutenant Governor of Alabama is the president and presiding officer of the Alabama Senate, and is elected to serve a four-year term.
This is a list of people who have served as lieutenant governor of the U.S. state of Alaska since statehood in 1959.
The lieutenant governor of Colorado is the second-highest-ranking member of the executive department of the Colorado state government, below only the Governor of Colorado.
The following is a list of deputy or lieutenant governors of the State of Connecticut, from the Colonial period through present day.
Lieutenant Governor of Idaho is a constitutional statewide elected office in the U.S. state of Idaho.
This is a list of lieutenant governors of the U.S. state of Iowa.
The Lieutenant Governor of Michigan is the second-ranking official in U.S. state of Michigan, behind the governor, and one of four great offices of state.
This is a list of lieutenant governors of the U.S. state of Minnesota.
The Lieutenant Governor of Missouri is the first person in the order of succession of the U.S. state of Missouri's executive branch, thus serving as governor in the event of the death, resignation, removal, impeachment, absence from the state, or incapacity due to illness of the governor of Missouri.
Lieutenant Governor of Montana is an official in the state of Montana that ranks just below the Governor of Montana.
This is a list of lieutenant governors of Nebraska.
The Nevada Lieutenant Governor is an elected office in the U.S. state of Nevada.
The position of lieutenant governor of Ohio was established in 1852.
The Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island is Daniel McKee.
The Lieutenant Governor of Vermont is elected for a two-year term and chosen separately from the Governor.
The Pawtucket Red Sox and the Rochester Red Wings, two teams from the Triple-A International League, played the longest game in professional baseball history.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Lotte Lenya (18 October 1898 – 27 November 1981) was an Austrian singer, diseuse, and actress, long based in the United States.
Louis Wangberg (born March 27, 1941) is an educator who was the 41st lieutenant governor of Minnesota.
Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Lowell C. Hansen II (born October 11, 1939) is an American politician from South Dakota.
Lynching is a premeditated extrajudicial killing by a group.
The lynching of Michael Donald in Mobile, Alabama in 1981 was one of the last lynchings in the United States.
Madeleine May Kunin (born September 28, 1933) is an American diplomat, author and politician.
Madge Evans (July 1, 1909 – April 26, 1981) was an American stage and film actress.
Madrid is the capital of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, also known as the "Midsummer Classic", is an annual professional baseball game sanctioned by Major League Baseball (MLB) contested between the All-Stars from the American League (AL) and National League (NL), currently selected by fans for starting fielders, by managers for pitchers, and by managers and players for reserves.
Malathion is an organophosphate insecticide which acts as an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor.
Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
Mario Matthew Cuomo (June 15, 1932 – January 1, 2015) was an American politician of the Democratic Party.
Mark David Chapman (born May 10, 1955) is an American murderer who shot and killed John Lennon at the entrance to the Dakota apartment building in New York City on December 8, 1980.
Martha Layne Collins (née Hall; born December 7, 1936) is an American former businesswoman and politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky; she was elected as the state's 56th governor from 1983 to 1987, the first woman to hold the office and the only one to date.
Mary Lou Williams (born Mary Elfrieda Scruggs; May 8, 1910 – May 28, 1981) was an American jazz pianist, arranger, and composer.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Mathis Z'Aire Bailey (born December 13, 1981) is an American-Canadian author and fiction writer based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Matthew Beard Jr. (January 1, 1925 – January 8, 1981) was an American child actor, most famous for portraying the character of Stymie in the Our Gang short films from 1930-35.
Max Ludwig Henning Delbrück (September 4, 1906 – March 9, 1981), a German–American biophysicist, helped launch the molecular biology research program in the late 1930s.
McCoy Stadium is a Minor League baseball stadium in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
Melissa McMorrow (born June 19, 1981) is an American professional boxer.
The Mercalli intensity scale is a seismic intensity scale used for measuring the intensity of an earthquake.
The Mercedes-Benz Superdome, often referred to simply as the Superdome, is a domed sports and exhibition venue located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
Metallica is an American heavy metal band.
Michael Newbold Castle (born July 2, 1939) is an American attorney and politician who was Governor of Delaware (1985–92) and the U.S. Representative for (1993–2011).
Michael "Mike" Curb (born December 24, 1944, Savannah, Georgia, United States) is an American musician, record company executive, motorsports car owner, and politician who served as the 42nd Lieutenant Governor of California from 1979 to 1983 under Democratic Governor Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr. He was acting governor of California while Brown spent time outside California pursuing presidential ambitions.
Michael John Mario Karney (born July 6, 1981) is a former American football player who was a fullback in the National Football League (NFL) for seven seasons.
Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest and northern regions of the United States.
Minor League Baseball is a hierarchy of professional baseball leagues in the Americas that compete at levels below Major League Baseball (MLB) and provide opportunities for player development and a way to prepare for the major leagues.
MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.
Muammar Mohammed Abu Minyar Gaddafi (20 October 2011), commonly known as Colonel Gaddafi, was a Libyan revolutionary, politician and political theorist.
Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.; January 17, 1942 – June 3, 2016) was an American professional boxer, activist, and philanthropist.
Adam John Walsh (November 14, 1974 – July 27, 1981) was an American boy who was abducted from a Sears department store at the Hollywood Mall in Hollywood, Florida, on July 27, 1981. His severed head was found two weeks later in a drainage canal alongside Florida's Turnpike in rural St. Lucie County, Florida. His death earned national publicity. His story was made into the 1983 television film Adam, seen by 38 million people in its original airing. His father, John Walsh, became an advocate for victims of violent crimes and was the host of the television program America's Most Wanted and currently, The Hunt with John Walsh. Convicted serial killer Ottis Toole confessed to Adam's murder, but was never convicted for this specific crime due to loss of evidence and a recanted confession. Toole died in prison of liver failure on September 15, 1996. Although no new evidence has come forth, on December 16, 2008, police announced that the Walsh case was closed as they were satisfied that Toole was the murderer.
Myron E. Leavitt (October 27, 1930 – January 9, 2004) was an American politician who was the 27th Lieutenant Governor of Nevada from 1979 to 1983.
Nancy E. Dick (born July 22, 1930) was the 41st Lieutenant Governor of Colorado.
Natalie Wood (born Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko; July 20, 1938 – November 29, 1981) was an American actress.
Nelson Algren (March 28, 1909 – May 9, 1981) was an American writer.
New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Nicaragua, officially the Republic of Nicaragua, is the largest country in the Central American isthmus, bordered by Honduras to the north, the Caribbean to the east, Costa Rica to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
On December 8, 1981, 13 coal miners lost their lives as the result of an explosion at the No.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Nobelpriset i kemi) is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin), administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine.
Norfolk is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
Norman Rae Taurog (February 23, 1899 – April 7, 1981) was an American film director and screenwriter.
A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).
The Oakland Raiders are a professional American football franchise based in Oakland, California.
General of the Army Omar Nelson Bradley (February 12, 1893 – April 8, 1981), nicknamed Brad, was a senior officer of the United States Army during and after World War II.
Ordinary People is a 1980 American drama film that marked the directorial debut of actor Robert Redford.
Otis Ray Bowen (February 26, 1918 – May 4, 2013) was an American politician and physician who served as the 44th Governor of Indiana from 1973 to 1981 and as Secretary of Health and Human Services from 1985 to 1989.
Pablo Ruiz Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France.
The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO; منظمة التحرير الفلسطينية) is an organization founded in 1964 with the purpose of the "liberation of Palestine" through armed struggle, with much of its violence aimed at Israeli civilians.
The Senate Majority and Minority Leaders are two United States Senators and members of the party leadership of the United States Senate.
Paul V. Dugan (born January 1, 1939) is an American former politician.
The Pawtucket Red Sox (known colloquially as the PawSox) are the Minor League Baseball Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox and a member of the International League since 1973.
Pawtucket is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.
Pierre Samuel "Pete" du Pont IV (born January 22, 1935) is an American lawyer and politician from Rockland, in New Castle County, Delaware, near Wilmington.
Philip Eugene Batt (born March 4, 1927) is an American author and former politician who served as the 29th Governor of Idaho, from 1995 to 1999.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
The Philadelphia Eagles are a professional American football franchise based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Dewey "Pigmeat" Markham (April 18, 1904 – December 13, 1981) was an American entertainer.
Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the small air sacs known as alveoli.
The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.
Ramstein Air Base is a United States Air Force base in Rhineland-Palatinate, a state in southwestern Germany.
The Red Brigades (Brigate Rosse, often abbreviated BR) was a left-wing terrorist organization, based in Italy, responsible for numerous violent incidents, including assassinations, kidnapping and robberies during the so-called "Years of Lead".
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
Richard Morgan Fliehr (born February 25, 1949), better known as Ric Flair, is an American professional wrestling manager and retired professional wrestler signed to WWE under its Legends program.
Richard Arkwright Snelling (February 18, 1927August 13, 1991) was the 76th and 78th Governor of Vermont from 1977 to 1985 and from January 10, 1991 until his death from heart failure seven months later.
Richard Allen Boone (June 18, 1917 – January 10, 1981) was an American actor who starred in over 50 films and was notable for his roles in Westerns and for the TV series Have Gun – Will Travel.
Richard Harrison Truly (born November 12, 1937) is a retired Vice Admiral in the United States Navy, a former fighter pilot, former astronaut for both the United States Air Force and NASA, and was the eighth Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) from 1989 to 1992.
Richard Douglas "Dick" Lamm (born August 3, 1935) is an American politician, writer, Certified Public Accountant, college professor, and lawyer.
Richard Wilson "Dick" Riley (born January 2, 1933) is an American politician, the United States Secretary of Education under President Bill Clinton and the 111th Governor of South Carolina.
Rivkah (born November 13, 1981) is best known as the artist, writer, and creator of the ongoing teen graphic novel series Steady Beat.
Robert Carlyle Byrd (born Cornelius Calvin Sale Jr.; November 20, 1917June 28, 2010) was an American politician who served as a United States Senator from West Virginia from 1959 to 2010.
Robert Laurel Crippen (born September 11, 1937) is an American retired naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aerospace engineer, and retired astronaut.
Robert Dunkerson Orr (November 17, 1917 – March 10, 2004) was an American political leader, diplomat, and the 45th Governor of Indiana from 1981 to 1989.
Robert Dolph Ray (born September 26, 1928) is a retired American politician and academic administrator who served as the 38th Governor of Iowa from January 16, 1969 to January 14, 1983.
Robert Kellard, aka Robert Stevens (April 23, 1915 – January 13, 1981), was an American actor who appeared in over 60 films between 1937 and 1951.
Robert Frank "Bob" List (born September 1, 1936) is an American attorney and politician.
Robert Moses (December 18, 1888 – July 29, 1981) was an American public official who worked mainly in the New York metropolitan area.
Charles Robert Redford Jr. (born August 18, 1936) is an American actor, director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, and philanthropist.
Roberto A. Mondragon (born July 27, 1940) is an American politician, musician, and activist.
The Rochester Red Wings are a Minor League Baseball team based in Rochester, New York.
Roland Alfred Luedtke (January 4, 1924 – July 22, 2005) was an American politician who served as the 31st Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska from 1979 to 1983.
Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989.
Ronnie G. Brown, Jr. (born December 12, 1981) is a former American football running back.
Roy Eugene Williams Jr. (born December 20, 1981) is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL) for the Detroit Lions, Dallas Cowboys, and Chicago Bears.
Russell A. Olson (February 19, 1924 – April 14, 2010) was a Wisconsin politician.
Ryan Bertin (born November 13, 1981) is an American amateur wrestler.
Samuel Walter Bogley III (born November 16, 1941, in Washington, D.C.) was the third Lieutenant Governor of Maryland from 1979 to 1983 under the administration of Governor Harry Hughes.
San Bernardino is a city located in the Riverside–San Bernardino metropolitan area (sometimes called the "Inland Empire").
Sandra Day O'Connor (born March 26, 1930) is a retired Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, having served from her appointment in 1981 by Ronald Reagan until 2006.
Scott Milne Matheson Jr. (January 8, 1929 – October 7, 1990) was an American politician who served as the 12th Governor of Utah from 1977 to 1985.
The Second Lady of the United States (SLOTUS) is the informal title held by the wife of the Vice President of the United States, concurrent with the vice president's term of office.
Sibyl Martha Rock (August 1, 1909 – November 17, 1981)Social Security Administration, "," examined for any reference to "Sibyl Rock," accessed 2013-10-10.
Simon & Garfunkel were an American folk rock duo consisting of singer-songwriter Paul Simon and singer Art Garfunkel.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle program.
Space Shuttle Columbia (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-102) was the first space-rated orbiter in NASA's Space Shuttle fleet.
The Speaker of the House is the presiding officer of the United States House of Representatives.
Spencer Thomas Bernard (February 5, 1918 – March 9, 2001) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Oklahoma.
A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
Strike action, also called labor strike, labour strike, or simply strike, is a work stoppage caused by the mass refusal of employees to work.
STS-1 (Space Transportation System-1) was the first orbital spaceflight of NASA's Space Shuttle program.
STS-2 was the second Space Shuttle mission conducted by NASA, and the second flight of the orbiter ''Columbia''.
The Sukhoi Su-17 (NATO reporting name: Fitter) is a Soviet variable-sweep wing fighter-bomber developed from the Sukhoi Su-7.
Super Bowl XV was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Oakland Raiders and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Philadelphia Eagles to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1980 season.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
Swing Auditorium was an indoor arena located on E Street in San Bernardino, California.
Tattoo You is the 16th British and 18th American studio album by the Rolling Stones, released in 1981.
Theodore "Ted" Schwinden (born August 31, 1925) is an American politician.
Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.
Terry Edward Branstad (born November 17, 1946) is an American politician and diplomat serving as the United States Ambassador to China since 2017.
Terrence B. "Terry" Miller (November 10, 1942 – April 13, 1989) was an American businessman and politician.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
The Concert in Central Park, released in February 1982 on Warner Bros. Records, is the first live album by American folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
The Washington Star, previously known as the Washington Star-News and the Washington Evening Star, was a daily afternoon newspaper published in Washington, D.C. between 1852 and 1981.
Thomas Lee Judge (October 12, 1934 – September 8, 2006) was an American politician, and was the 18th Governor of Montana from 1973 to 1981.
Thomas Phillip O'Neill III (born September 20, 1944) leads a public relations and government affairs firm called O'Neill and Associates in Boston.
Thrash metal (or simply thrash) is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its overall aggression and often fast tempo.
This section of the Timeline of United States history concerns events from 1970 to 1989.
Thomas Phillip "Tip" O'Neill Jr.
Trevor Berbick (August 1, 1954 – October 28, 2006) was a Jamaican Canadian professional boxer who competed from 1976 to 2000.
Tyler James Johnson (born June 7, 1981) is a former left-handed Major League Baseball relief pitcher.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
Vero Beach is a city in and the seat of Indian River County, Florida, United States.
Verona (Venetian: Verona or Veròna) is a city on the Adige river in Veneto, Italy, with approximately 257,000 inhabitants and one of the seven provincial capitals of the region.
The Vice President of the United States (informally referred to as VPOTUS, or Veep) is a constitutional officer in the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States as the President of the Senate under Article I, Section 3, Clause 4, of the United States Constitution, as well as the second highest executive branch officer, after the President of the United States.
Victor George "Vic" Atiyeh (February 20, 1923 – July 20, 2014) was an American politician and member of the Republican Party who served as the 32nd Governor of Oregon from 1979 to 1987.
Wallace Kirkman Harrison (September 28, 1895 – December 2, 1981) was an American architect.
Walter Leland Cronkite Jr. (November 4, 1916 – July 17, 2009) was an American broadcast journalist who served as anchorman for the CBS Evening News for 19 years (1962–1981).
Walter Frederick "Fritz" Mondale (born January 5, 1928) is an American politician, diplomat, and lawyer who served as the 42nd Vice President of the United States from 1977 to 1981, and as a United States Senator from Minnesota (1964–76).
Warren Earl Burger (September 17, 1907 – June 25, 1995) was the 15th Chief Justice of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1986.
The Washington Redskins are a professional American football team based in the Washington metropolitan area.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
John Wayne Mixson (born June 16, 1922) is an American politician who briefly served as the 39th Governor of the U.S. state of Florida.
Wayne Godfrey Sanstead (born April 16, 1935) served as the North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction from 1985 to January 1, 2013, and from 1972 to 1981 as the Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota.
Wayne Bertram Williams (born May 27, 1958) is an American serial killer who was tried, convicted, and sentenced to life imprisonment in 1982 for killing two adult men.
West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG; Bundesrepublik Deutschland, BRD) in the period between its creation on 23 May 1949 and German reunification on 3 October 1990.
West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States.
The Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino is a hotel and casino in Winchester, Nevada.
Whitwell is a city in Marion County, Tennessee, United States, approximately 24 miles northwest of Chattanooga.
William James "Will" Durant (November 5, 1885 – November 7, 1981) was an American writer, historian, and philosopher.
William Raymond Smith III (July 4, 1981 – April 9, 2016) was an American football defensive end in the National Football League (NFL).
William Holden (born William Franklin Beedle Jr.; April 17, 1918 – November 12, 1981) was an American actor who was one of the biggest box-office draws of the 1950s and 1960s.
William Grawn Milliken (born March 26, 1922), is an American politician who served as the 44th Governor of Michigan as the member of the Republican Party.
William Atchison O'Neill (August 11, 1930November 24, 2007) was an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as the 84th Governor of Connecticut from 1980 to 1991.
William Pettus Hobby Jr. (born January 19, 1932) is an American Democratic politician who served a record eighteen years as the 37th Lieutenant Governor of Texas.
William Saroyan (August 31, 1908 – May 18, 1981) was an Armenian-American novelist, playwright, and short story writer.
William Worthington Scranton III (born July 20, 1947) served as the 26th lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania from 1979 to 1987 in the administration of Governor Richard Thornburgh.
William Forrest Winter (born February 21, 1923) is an American attorney and politician; he served as the 58th Governor of Mississippi from 1980 to 1984.
William Wyler (July 1, 1902 – July 27, 1981) was an American film director, producer and screenwriter.
The Winklevoss twins (born August 21, 1981; also humorously referred to as the Winklevi or Winklevii) are American rowers and Internet entrepreneurs, Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss.
Winston Bryant (born October 3, 1938) is a former Democratic Secretary of State (1977–1978), the tenth Lieutenant Governor (1981–1991) and attorney general (1991–1999) of the U.S. state of Arkansas.
Edgar Yipsel "Yip" Harburg (born Isidore Hochberg, איסידור הוכברג; April 8, 1896 or 1898 – March 5, 1981) was an American popular song lyricist and librettist who worked with many well-known composers.
Zachery Ty Bryan (born October 9, 1981) is an American actor and producer best known for his role as Brad Taylor on the American sitcom Home Improvement.
Zell Bryan Miller (February 24, 1932 – March 23, 2018) was an American author and politician from the U.S. state of Georgia.
Events from the year 1885 in the United States.
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This year also marks the end of the Second World War, the deadliest conflict in human history.
Events from the year 1974 in the United States.
The year 1981 in television involved some significant events.
The 1981 Major League Baseball strike was the first work stoppage in Major League Baseball since the 1972 Major League Baseball strike that resulted in regular season games being cancelled.
Events from the year 1999 in the United States.
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The 53rd Academy Awards, honoring the best in film for 1980, were presented March 31, 1981, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles.
The Ninety-sixth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives.
The Ninety-seventh United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives.