1. Willo the Wisp (1981)

    Title: Willo the Wisp Genre: Animation Cast: James Dreyfus,Kenneth Williams First aired: Sep 13, 1981 Last air date: Nov 4, 1981 Overview: Willo the Wisp is a British cartoon series originally produced in 1981.
  2. Heartbeeps (1981)

    Title: Heartbeeps Tagline: Meet a modern nuclear family unlike any other. Genre: Comedy, Romance, Family Director: Allan Arkush Cast: Andy Kaufman, Bernadette Peters, Randy Quaid, Kenneth McMillan, Melanie Mayron, Christopher Guest, Richard B. Shull, Dick Miller, Kathleen Freeman...
  3. Endless Love (1981)

    Title: Endless Love Tagline: She is 15. He is 17. The Love Every Parent Fears. Genre: Romance, Drama Director: Franco Zeffirelli Cast: Brooke Shields, Martin Hewitt, Shirley Knight, Don Murray, Richard Kiley, Beatrice Straight, Penelope Milford, James Spader, Ian Ziering, Jami Gertz...
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    TV MTV: Music Television premieres on the air!

    On August 1, 1981, MTV: Music Television goes on the air for the first time ever, with the words (spoken by one of MTV’s creators, John Lack): "Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll." The Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" was the first music video to air on the new cable television channel...
  5. The Waitresses - Christmas Wrapping (Music Video) (1981)

    The Waitresses - Christmas Wrapping (Music Video) (1981)

    "Christmas Wrapping" is a Christmas song by the American new wave band the Waitresses. It was first released on the 1981 compilation album 'A Christmas Record' on ZE Records, and also appears on the Waitresses' 1982 EP 'I Could Rule the World If I Could Only Get the Parts' and numerous Christmas...
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    Science AIDS virus formally recognized and announced (HIV/AIDS)

    On June 5, 1981, the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) publishes an article in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR): Pneumocystis Pneumonia—Los Angeles. The article describes cases of a rare lung infection, Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia(PCP), in five young, previously healthy...
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    Stevie Nicks - Bella Donna (1981)

    Title: Bella Donna Artist: Stevie Nicks Genre: Pop-Rock Released: 1981 Tracks: 1 - Bella Donna - 5:18 2 - Kind of Woman - 3:08 3 - Stop Draggin' My Heart Around - 4:02 4 - Think About It - 3:33 5 - After the Glitter Fades - 3:27 6 - Edge of Seventeen - 5:28 7 - How Still My Love -...
  8. Kim Wilde - Kids In America (Official Music Video) (1981)

    Kim Wilde - Kids In America (Official Music Video) (1981)

    Looking out a dirty old window Down below the cars in the city go rushing by I sit here alone and I wonder why Friday night and everyone's moving I can feel the heat but it's soothing, heading down I search for the beat in this dirty town Downtown the young ones are going Downtown the young...
  9. Pat Benatar - Promises In The Dark (Official Video) (1981)

    Pat Benatar - Promises In The Dark (Official Video) (1981)

    Never again, isn't that what you said You've been through this before You swore, this time, you'd think with your head No one would ever have you again And if takin' was gonna get done, you'd decide where and when Just when you think you got it down Your heart securely tied and bound They...
  10. Pat Benatar - Fire And Ice (1981)

    Pat Benatar - Fire And Ice (1981)

    Ooh, you're givin' me the fever tonight I don't want to give in I'd be playin' with fire You forget, I've seen you work before Take 'em straight to the top Leave 'em cryin' for more I've seen you burn 'em before Fire and ice You come on like a flame Then you turn a cold shoulder Fire and ice I...
  11. Soft Cell - Tainted Love (Official Video) (1981)

    Soft Cell - Tainted Love (Official Video) (1981)

    Music video by Soft Cell performing Tainted Love. (C) 1981 Sometimes I feel I've got to Run away, I've got to Get away from the pain you drive into the heart of me The love we share Seems to go nowhere And I've lost my light For I toss and turn, I can't sleep at night Once I ran to you (I ran)...
  12. Loverboy - Working for the Weekend (Official Remastered HD Video) (1981)

    Loverboy - Working for the Weekend (Official Remastered HD Video) (1981)

    Everyone's watching, to see what you will do Everyone's looking at you, oh Everyone's wondering, will you come out tonight Everyone's trying to get it right, get it right Everybody's working for the weekend Everybody wants a little romance Everybody's goin' off the deep end Everybody needs a...
  13. Billy Idol - Mony Mony (1981)

    Billy Idol - Mony Mony (1981)

    Here she comes now sayin' Mony Mony Shoot 'em down turn around come on Mony Hey she give me love and I feel all right now Come on you gotta toss and turn And feel all right, yeah I feel all right I said yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah 'Cause you make me feel So good, so good, so good So fine, so...
  14. Tommy Tutone - 867-5309/Jenny (1981)

    Tommy Tutone - 867-5309/Jenny (1981)

    Tommy Tutone's official music video for '867-5309/Jenny'. Jenny, Jenny, who can I turn to? You give me somethin' I can hold on to I know you think I'm like the others before Who saw your name and number on the wall Jenny, I got your number I need to make you mine Jenny, don't change your...
  15. The Go-Go's - Our Lips Are Sealed (Official Music Video) (1981)

    The Go-Go's - Our Lips Are Sealed (Official Music Video) (1981)

    Official video of The Go-Go's performing Our Lips Are Sealed from the album Beauty And The Beat Can you hear them They talk about us Telling lies Well, that's no surprise Can you see them See right through them They have no shield No secrets to reveal It doesn't matter what they say In the...
  16. Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes (1981)

    Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes (1981)

    Her hair is Harlow gold Her lips, a sweet surprise Her hands are never cold She got Bette Davis eyes She'll turn the music on you You won't have to think twice She's pure as New York snow She got Bette Davis eyes
  17. Mommie Dearest (1981)

    Title: Mommie Dearest Tagline: The meanest mother of them all Genre: Drama Director: Frank Perry Cast: Faye Dunaway, Diana Scarwid, Steve Forrest, Howard Da Silva, Mara Hobel, Harry Goz, Michael Edwards, Jocelyn Brando, Priscilla Pointer, Joe Abdullah, Gary Allen, Selma Archerd...
  18. The Specials - Ghost Town [Official HD Remastered Video] (1981)

    The Specials - Ghost Town [Official HD Remastered Video] (1981)

    This town is coming like a ghost town All the clubs have been closed down This place is coming like a ghost town Bands won't play no more Too much fighting on the dance floor Do you remember the good old days before the ghost town? We danced and sang as the music played in any boomtown You are...
  19. Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl (Official Video) (1981)

    Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl (Official Video) (1981)

    "Jessie is a friend Yeah, I know, he's been a good friend of mine But lately something's changed that ain't hard to define Jessie's got himself a girl and I want to make her mine." Official Video for "Jessie's Girl" by Rick SpringfieldListen to Rick Springfield...
  20. Strawberry Shortcake cereal (1981)

    Strawberry Shortcake cereal (1981)

    Cereal based on the Strawberry Shortcake toys