Weddings of 1981
Who Married & What Happened?
Celebrating weddings of 1981. Where were you and what was happening?
If you were one of the weddings of 1981…
Congratulations on your wedding of 1981. You share your anniversary with the following events.
Celebrity Weddings of 1981
- Gary Sinise married Moira Harris
- Opal Stone married Ron Perlman
- Vince Neil married Beth Lynn
- John Grisham married Renee Jones
- Valerie Bertinelli married Eddie Van Halen
News Highlights of 1981
- Just moments after Jimmy Carter relinquishes the presidency to Ronald Reagan, 52 American hostages are welcomed home after 444 days in captivity in the American embassy in Tehran.
- After addressing a labor convention, President Reagan is shot by a would-be assassin, John Hunckley.
- In London, the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer.
- Sandra Day O’Conner is the first woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
- A baffling new disease begins appearing in the Unites States. It is later called acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
- On September 14, “Entertainment Tonight” premieres.
1981 Sports Champions:
- Just moments after Jimmy Carter relinquishes the presidency to Ronald The Los Angeles Dodgers win the World Series.
- Super Bowl XV – Oakland Raiders win 27-10 over the Philadelphia Eagle.
- The Boston Celtics win the NBA Title.
- The New York Islanders win the Stanley Cup.
Music Highlights of 1981
- Grammy’s Song of 1981: Better Davis Eyes – Kim Carnes
- Christopher Cross- Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)
- Kool & The Gang – Celebration
- Diana Ross & Lionel Richie – Endless Love
- Rick Springfield – Jessie’s Girl
- John Lennon – (Just Like) Starting Over
- Hall & Oates – Kiss On My List
- Sheena Easton – Morning Train
- Olivia Newton-John – Physical
- Blondie – Rapture
- Hall & Oates – I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)
- Kim Carnes – Bette Davis Eyes
- Stars on 45 – Stars On 45
- Air Supply – The One That You Love
- Hall & Oates – Private Eyes
- The J Geils Band – Centerfold
Entertainment Highlights of 1981
- Best Picture: Ordinary People: Ronald L. Schwary
- Best Actor: Robert De Niro – Raging Bull
- Best Actress: Sissy Spacek – Coal Miner’s Daughter
Top Television Shows:
- ABC Monday Night Movie, Alice, Dallas, The Dukes Of Hazzard, The Jeffersons, Joanie Loves Chachi, M*A*S*H, 60 Minutes, Three’s Company, Too Close For Comfort
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