1981

I turned eight Years old and began playing sports. We took our first family vacation.

 
 
playing outside
 
Christmas
 

 

Sports History
..Philadelphia Phillies (MBL) ..59-48 ..
..Philadelphia Flyers (NHL) ..41-24-15 ..
..Philadelphia Eagles (NFL) ..10-6
..Philadelphia 76ers (NBA) ..62-20
..Philadelphia Fever (MISL) soccer ..11-33
..Penn State (College Football) ..8-4

 

What Happened This Year?

01/12/1981 - "Dynasty" with Joan Collins premieres on ABC-TV
01/14/1981 - FCC frees stations to air as many commercials an hour as they wish
01/15/1981 - "Hill Street Blues" premieres on NBC-TV
01/17/1981 - Philippino president Marcos ends state of siege
01/20/1981 - Ronald Reagan inaugurated as president
02/05/1981 - Largest Jell-O made (9,246 gallons of watermelon-flavor) in Brisbane
02/06/1981 - Beatles McCartney, Starr & Harrison record a tribute to John Lennon
03/02/1981 - Howard Stern begins broadcasting on WWDC in Wash DC
03/06/1981 - Walter Cronkite signs-off as anchorman of "CBS Evening News"
03/07/1981 - 1st homicide at Disneyland, 18 year old is stabbed to death
03/30/1981 - Pres Reagan shot & wounded by John W Hinckley III
04/29/1981 - Phillie Steve Carlton is 1st lefty to strike out 3,000 batters
05/13/1981 - Pope John Paul II shot, wounded by assailant in St Peter's Square
05/27/1981 - John Hinckley attempts suicide by overdosing on Tylenol
06/11/1981 - Mariners beat Orioles 8-2 at Kingdome, then players go on strike
06/12/1981 - "Raiders Of The Lost Ark" starring Harrison Ford premieres
06/25/1981 - Supreme Court upholds male-only draft registration, constitutional
06/28/1981 - 74 government officials die in attack in Iran
07/29/1981 - Prince Charles of England weds Lady Diane Spencer
08/01/1981 - MTV premieres at 12:01 AM
08/10/1981 - Pete Rose, 3,631 career hit, breaks Stan Musial's NL hit record
08/14/1981 - Phils Mike Schmidt hits his 300th career HR off NY Met Mike Scott
09/14/1981 - Entertainment Tonight premieres on TV
11/16/1981 - Luke marries Laura on General Hospital (16 million watch)
11/18/1981 - Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt wins his 2nd consecutive NL MVP