Events in Film & Television in July 1981

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jul 10 "Escape from New York" directed by John Carpenter and starring Kurt Russell and Donald Pleasence, premieres in the US

Actor Kurt Russell
Actor
Kurt Russell
Horror film director John Carpenter
Horror film director
John Carpenter
  • Jul 20 Irene Saez, of Venezuela, crowned 30th Miss Universe
  • Jul 23 14th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel