Events in Film & Television in January 1981

  • Jan 12 Soap opera "Dynasty" produced by Aaron Spelling and starring John Forsythe, Linda Evans and Joan Collins premieres on ABC-TV
  • Jan 15 "Hill Street Blues" premieres on NBC-TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 20 Ronald Reagan inaugurated as the 40th President of the United States of America

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Music awardsMusic Awards

Jan 30 8th American Music Awards: Barbra Streisand & Kenny Rogers win

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
Country Singer Kenny Rogers
Country Singer
Kenny Rogers

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Jan 31 38th Golden Globes: Ordinary People, Robert De Niro, & Mary Tyler Moore win