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Encyclopedia > 1981 in film
Years in film: 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
Years in home video: 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
Years in television: 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
Years: 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984

Contents

This page indexes the individual year in film pages. ... // Events February 1 - Bob Dylans film Renaldo and Clara, a documentary of the Rolling Thunder Revue tour premieres in Los Angeles, California March 1 - Charlie Chaplins coffin is stolen from a Swiss cemetery 3 months after burial March - Leigh Brackett completes the first draft for Star Wars Episode... // Events March 5 - Production begins on Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. ... // Events April 30 - The Roger Daltrey film, McVicar, opens in London. ... // January 11 - Production begins on the Star Wars film Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. ... // February 11 - The Rolling Stones concert film Lets Spend the Night Together opens in New York North Americas Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Tootsie Trading Places, starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy WarGames, starring Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy Superman III Flashdance Staying Alive Octopussy Mr. ... // Events The Walt Disney Company founds Touchstone Pictures to release movies with subject matter deemed inappropriate for the Disney name. ... This page indexes the individual year in home video pages. ... This is a list of home video-related events in 1978. ... This is a list of home video-related events in 1979. ... Movie releases The following movies were released on video on the following dates: This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. ... This is a list of home video-related events in 1981. ... This is a list of home video-related events in 1982. ... This is a list of home video-related events in 1983. ... This is a list of home video-related events in 1984. ... This page indexes the individual year in television pages. ... See also: 1977 in television, other events of 1978, 1979 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1978-79 American network television schedule. ... See also: 1978 in television, other events of 1979, 1980 in television, and the list of years in television. For the United States network television schedule, please see 1979-80 United States network television schedule. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1980. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1981. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1982. ... // February 8 - Minipops premieres on Channel 4 in the UK. Though a ratings success, it is canceled after the first series due to heavy media criticism. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1984. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... The 21st century is the present century of the Anno Domini (common) era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... // Recovering from World War I and its aftermath, the economic miracle emerged in West Germany and Italy. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... The 1980s refers to the years of and between 1980 and 1989. ... The 1990s decade refers to the years from the start of 1990 to the end of 1999. ... The 2000s are the current decade, spanning from 2000 to 2009. ... The 2010s decade is a period of time that consists of the dates from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2019 inclusive. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... For the song by the Smashing Pumpkins, see 1979 (song). ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Events

January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For alternate meanings of MGM, see MGM (disambiguation). ... The current United Artists logo (a variant was used during the 1980s). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Transamerica Corporaion is an insurance and investment company in the United States. ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Avalon Bay is a beautiful bay on Catalina Island. ... Natalie Wood (July 20, 1938 – November 29, 1981) was a three time Academy Award nominated American film actress. ... Tom Cruise (born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV on July 3, 1962) is an Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe Award-winning American actor and film producer. ...

Top grossing films

North America
  1. Raiders of the Lost Ark, starring Harrison Ford
  2. Superman II, starring Gene Hackman and Christopher Reeve
  3. Stir Crazy, starring Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder
  4. Nine to Five, starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton
  5. Stripes, starring Bill Murray and Warren Oates
  6. Any Which Way You Can , starring Clint Eastwood
  7. Arthur, starring Dudley Moore
  8. The Cannonball Run, starring Burt Reynolds and Roger Moore
  9. The Four Seasons, starring Alan Alda
  10. For Your Eyes Only, starring Roger Moore

Raiders of the Lost Ark, also known as Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, is a 1981, Academy Award-winning adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. ... Harrison Ford (born July 13, 1942) is an American actor. ... Superman II is the 1980 sequel to the 1978 feature film Superman. ... Eugene Allen Hackman[1] (born January 30, 1930) is an acclaimed Academy Award-winning American actor. ... Christopher Reeve (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor, director, producer and writer. ... DVD cover Stir Crazy is a 1980 comedy film starring Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor as two men framed for a bank robbery and each ending up with a 125 year prison sentence. ... Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was a legendary American comedian, actor, and writer. ... Gene Wilder (born Jerome Silberman on June 11, 1933) is an American actor and comedian who has starred in more than thirty movies. ... Nine to Five, also known as 9 to 5, is a 1980 comedy movie starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton, and Dabney Coleman and a television series of the same name starring Rachel Dennison, Rita Moreno, and Valerie Curtin. ... Jane Fonda (born December 21, 1937) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model, and fitness guru. ... Lily Tomlin (born Mary Jean Tomlin on September 1, 1939), is an Academy Award-nominated American actress and comedian. ... Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American Grammy-winning and Academy Award-nominated country singer, songwriter, composer, author, actress and philanthropist. ... It has been suggested that EM-50 be merged into this article or section. ... William James Bill Murray (b. ... Warren Oates (July 5, 1928 - April 3, 1982) was an American character actor. ... Any Which Way You Can is a 1980 comedy movie, starring Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, William Smith, and Ruth Gordon. ... Clint Eastwood (born Clinton Eastwood, Jr. ... Arthur is a 1981 film which tells the story of drunken playboy millionaire Arthur Bach (Dudley Moore), who was on the brink of an arranged marriage to a wealthy heiress, Susan Johnson (Jill Eikenberry). ... Dudley Stuart John Moore, CBE (April 19, 1935 – March 27, 2002), was an Academy-Award nominated British comedian, actor and musician. ... The Cannonball Run is a campy, slapstick comedy movie released in 1981 that starred Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Dom DeLuise and Farrah Fawcett. ... Burt Reynolds (born Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. ... For other persons named Roger Moore, see Roger Moore (disambiguation). ... The Four Seasons is a 1981 romantic comedy film starring Alan Alda, Carol Burnett, Len Cariou, Sandy Dennis, Rita Moreno, Jack Weston and Bess Armstrong. ... Alan Alda (b. ... For Your Eyes Only is the twelfth film in the EON Productions James Bond series and the fifth to star Roger Moore as British Secret Service agent, Commander James Bond 007. ... For other persons named Roger Moore, see Roger Moore (disambiguation). ...

Awards

Academy Awards: The 54th Academy Awards were presented March 29, 1982 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ...

Best Picture: Chariots of Fire - Enigma, The Ladd Company/Warner Bros.
Best Director: Warren Beatty - Reds
Best Actor: Henry Fonda - On Golden Pond
Best Actress: Katharine Hepburn - On Golden Pond
Best Supporting Actor: John Gielgud - Arthur
Best Supporting Actress: Maureen Stapleton - Reds
Best Foreign Language Film: Mephisto, directed by Istvan Szabo, Hungary

Golden Globe Awards: // The Academy Award for Best Motion Picture is one of the Academy Awards, awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which are voted on by others within the industry. ... Chariots of Fire is a British film released in 1981. ... The Academy Award for Directing is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; the awards are voted on by other people within the industry. ... Henry Warren Beaty (born March 30, 1937), better known as Warren Beatty, is an Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning American actor, producer, screenwriter, and director. ... Reds is a 1981 film starring Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton. ... The Academy Award for Best Actor is one of the awards given to actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Henry Jaynes Fonda (May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982) was a highly acclaimed Academy Award-winning American film actor, best known for his roles as plain-speaking idealists. ... // The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the awards given to actresses, working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was a four-time Academy Award-winning American star of film, television and stage, widely recognized for her sharp wit, New England gentility and fierce independence. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor is one of the awards given to male actors working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Sir Arthur John Gielgud, OM, CH (14 April 1904 – 21 May 2000), known as Sir John Gielgud, was an Emmy, Grammy, Tony and Academy Award-winning English theatre and film actor, and is generally regarded as one of the great British actors in history. ... // The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Maureen Stapleton. ... The Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Foreign Language Film is a yearly US award for the best film in a language other than English, released in the period October - September in the country of origin. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... István Szabó is a film director, screenwriter and occasional actor born in Budapest, Hungary, on 18 February 1938. ... The 39th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1981, were held on January 30, 1982. ...

Drama:
Best Picture: On Golden Pond
Best Actor: Henry Fonda - On Golden Pond
Best Actress: Meryl Streep - The French Lieutenant's Woman
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: Arthur
Best Actor: Dudley Moore - Arthur
Best Actress: Bernadette Peters - Pennies from Heaven
Other
Best Director: Warren Beatty - Reds
Best Foreign Film: Chariots of Fire, United Kingdom

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival): Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture - Drama has been awarded annually since 1944 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. ... On Golden Pond (1981) was a successful Broadway play written by playwright Ernest Thompson which was turned into a successful and popular movie starring Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture - Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... Meryl Streep (born June 22, 1949) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress who has worked in theatre, television, and film. ... The French Lieutenants Woman is a 1981 film directed by Karel Reisz and adapted by playwright Harold Pinter. ... Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy has been awarded annually since 1952 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. ... Arthur is a 1981 film which tells the story of drunken playboy millionaire Arthur Bach (Dudley Moore), who was on the brink of an arranged marriage to a wealthy heiress, Susan Johnson (Jill Eikenberry). ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... Dudley Stuart John Moore, CBE (April 19, 1935 – March 27, 2002), was an Academy-Award nominated British comedian, actor and musician. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. ... Bernadette Peters (born February 28, 1948) is an American Tony Award-winning actress and singer. ... The opening title sequence to the first episode of Pennies from Heaven. ... Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture has been awarded annually since 1944 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. ... For the main article see Golden Globe Awards. ... Palme dOr The Palme dOr (Golden Palm) is the highest prize given to a film at the Cannes Film Festival. ...

Man of Iron (Człowiek z żelaza), directed by Andrzej Wajda, Poland

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival): Man of Iron (Polish: Człowiek z żelaza) is a 1981 film directed by Andrzej Wajda about the Solidarity labor movements first success in getting the Polish government to recognize the workers right to an independent union. ... Andrzej Wajda, Warsaw (Poland), May 2006 Andrzej Wajda (born March 6, 1926) is a Polish film director, one of the most prominent members of the Polish Film School. ... The Golden Lion (it: Leone dOro) is the name of the highest prize given to a film at the Biennale Venice Film Festival. ...

Marianne and Juliane (Die Bleierne Zeit), directed by Margarethe von Trotta, W. Germany

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival): Marianne and Juliane is a 1981 film by Margarethe von Trotta, set in the former West Germany. ... Margarethe von Trotta (February 21, 1942, Berlin -) is a German film director and a member of New German Cinema. ... The Berlin International Film Festival, also called the Berlinale, is one of the most important film festivals in Europe and the world. ...

Faster, Faster (Deprisa, deprisa / Vivre vite), directed by Carlos Saura, Spain / France

Deprisa, Deprisa is a 1981] Spanish film by Carlos Saura. ... Carlos Saura (born 4 January 1932, Atarés, Huesca) is a Spanish film director. ...

Films released in 1981

Absence of Malice is a 1981 film which tells the story of the son of a dead Mafia boss who discovers that he has become a front-page story on the local newspaper indicating that he is being investigated for a murder he didnt commit. ... An American Werewolf in London is a comedy/horror film released in 1981, written and directed by John Landis. ... Arthur is a 1981 film which tells the story of drunken playboy millionaire Arthur Bach (Dudley Moore), who was on the brink of an arranged marriage to a wealthy heiress, Susan Johnson (Jill Eikenberry). ... Blow Out is a 1981 film by Brian DePalma starring John Travolta as Jack Terry, a movie sound effect technician from Philadelphia who, while recording sounds for a low-budget horror film, accidentally captures audio evidence of the possible assassination of the Pennsylvania governor who was planning to run for... Bustin Loose is a movie which stars Richard Pryor as an ex-con who gets a second chance after violating his probation. ... The Cannonball Run is a campy, slapstick comedy movie released in 1981 that starred Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Dom DeLuise and Farrah Fawcett. ... Clash of the Titans is a 1981 fantasy movie based on the myth of the Perseus. ... Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM (22 May 1907–11 July 1989) was an Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA and four-time Emmy winning English actor, director, and producer. ... Dame Margaret Natalie Smith, DBE (born 28 December 1934), better known as Dame Maggie Smith, is a two-time Academy Award, and Emmy-winning English film, stage, and television actress. ... Chariots of Fire is a British film released in 1981. ... Das Boot (IPA pronunciation: /das boːt/, German for The Boat) is a feature film directed by Wolfgang Petersen, adapted from a novel of the same name by Lothar-Günther Buchheim. ... Deadly Blessing poster Deadly Blessing is a horror movie directed by Wes Craven, released in the USA on August 14, 1981. ... Sharon Vonne Stone (born March 10, 1958) is an Academy Award nominated, Golden Globe and Emmy winning American actress, producer, and former fashion model. ... John Carpenters Escape from New York is a 1981 science fiction/action film directed and scored by John Carpenter. ... Kurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951) is an American actor. ... Excalibur is a 1981 film which retells the legend of King Arthur. ... For Your Eyes Only is the twelfth film in the EON Productions James Bond series and the fifth to star Roger Moore as British Secret Service agent, Commander James Bond 007. ... Should be merged with existing article named Fort Apache, The Bronx Fort Apache the Bronx is a 1981 film directed by Daniel Petrie and starring Paul Newman, Ed Asner, Ken Wahl, and Danny Aiello, recounting the daily activities in a harsh South Bronx police precinct. ... The Four Seasons is a 1981 romantic comedy film starring Alan Alda, Carol Burnett, Len Cariou, Sandy Dennis, Rita Moreno, Jack Weston and Bess Armstrong. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... The French Lieutenants Woman is a 1981 film directed by Karel Reisz and adapted by playwright Harold Pinter. ... Friday the 13th Part 2 is a slasher film directed by Steve Miner, the first sequel to the Friday the 13th (1980) movie. ... Full Moon High is a 1981 horror comedy written and directed by Larry Cohen. ... The Great Muppet Caper is the second of a series of live-action musical feature films, starring Jim Hensons Muppets. ... Halloween II (also known as Halloween II: The Horror Continues and Halloween II: The Nightmare Isnt Over!) is a 1981 horror film set in the fictional Midwest town of Haddonfield, Illinois, on Halloween night, 1978. ... Jamie Lee Curtis (born November 22, 1958) is a Golden Globe-winning American film actress and a successful writer of books for children. ... The Hand is a 1981 horror film written and directed by Oliver Stone, based on the novel The Lizards Tail by Marc Brandell. ... Sir Maurice Joseph Micklewhite CBE (born March 14, 1933), known professionally as Michael Caine, is a two-time Academy Award-winning British film actor. ... William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946), known simply as Oliver Stone, is a three-time Academy Award-winning American film director and screenwriter. ... Hardly Working is a 1981 movie starring Jerry Lewis. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The DVD cover artwork for the movie depicts many of the eras parodied in the film History of the World, Part I is a 1981 film directed by Mel Brooks. ... The Howling is a 1981 horror film directed by Joe Dante. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Lola is a 1981 film directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. ... Looker is a 1981 science fiction thriller. ... Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (released in the US in 1981 as The Road Warrior) was a sequel to Mad Max. ... Man of Iron (Polish: Człowiek z żelaza) is a 1981 film directed by Andrzej Wajda about the Solidarity labor movements first success in getting the Polish government to recognize the workers right to an independent union. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Mommie Dearest is a 1981 Paramount drama motion picture starring Faye Dunaway. ... Faye Dunaway (born January 14, 1941, in Bascom, Florida) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... Diana Scarwid (born August 27, 1955 in Savannah, Georgia) is an American film and television actress. ... My Dinner with Andre is a 1981 movie starring Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn, written by Gregory and Shawn, and directed by Louis Malle. ... On Golden Pond (1981) was a successful Broadway play written by playwright Ernest Thompson which was turned into a successful and popular movie starring Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda. ... Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was a four-time Academy Award-winning American star of film, television and stage, widely recognized for her sharp wit, New England gentility and fierce independence. ... Henry Jaynes Fonda (May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982) was a highly acclaimed Academy Award-winning American film actor, best known for his roles as plain-speaking idealists. ... Jane Fonda (born December 21, 1937) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model, and fitness guru. ... Only When I Laugh is a 1981 film which tells the story of an alcoholic Broadway actress who tries to stay sober while dealing with the problems of her friends and family. ... Outland is a 1981 science fiction movie starring Sean Connery. ... The opening title sequence to the first episode of Pennies from Heaven. ... Stephen Glenn Martin (born August 14, 1945) is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor, musician and composer. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... BBC Television is a service of the British Broadcasting Corporation which began in 1932. ... Liber Amoris Dennis Christopher George Potter (17 May 1935—7 June 1994) was a controversial British dramatist who is best known for several widely acclaimed television dramas which mixed fantasy and reality, the personal and the social. ... Pixote Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco (Pixote: The Law of the Weakest), is a Brazilian movie directed and written by Hector Babenco and released in 1981. ... Quest for Fire (French: La Guerre du feu) is a 1911 French novel by J.-H. Rosny aîné (1856–1940)[1]. It was first published in English in 1967. ... Ragtime is a 1981 motion picture based on the historical novel Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow. ... Raiders of the Lost Ark, also known as Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, is a 1981, Academy Award-winning adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. ... Reds is a 1981 film starring Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton. ... Original film poster for Rich And Famous showing Candice Bergen and Jacqueline Bisset Rich And Famous is a 1981 comedy drama film made by Jaquet and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer It is a remake of the 1943 Warner Bros film Old Acquaintance starring Bette Davis and Miriam Hopkins. ... It has been suggested that EM-50 be merged into this article or section. ... The Looney Looney Looney Bugs Bunny Movie is a 1981 Looney Tunes film with a compilation of classic Warner Bros. ... Taps is a 1981 dramatic film, starring Timothy Hutton, Sean Penn, Tom Cruise, Ronny Cox and George C. Scott, directed by Harold Becker. ... George Campbell Scott (October 18, 1927 – September 22, 1999) was a stage and Academy Award-winning actor, director, and producer. ... Image:Timhut. ... Tarzan, the Ape Man is a 1981 American action movie and adventure film directed by John Derek. ... Time Bandits (first released on July 13, 1981) is a fantasy film, produced and directed by Terry Gilliam (who created animations for Monty Pythons Flying Circus). ... Wolfen is the title of a 1981 horror film starring Albert Finney, Gregory Hines and Edward James Olmos. ... Zoot Suit is a 1981 filmed version of the Broadway play Zoot Suit (play). ... Edward James Olmos (born February 24, 1947) is an Emmy-winning, Golden Globe-winning and Academy Award-nominated Mexican-American actor. ...

Births

January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Elijah Jordan Wood (born January 28, 1981) is an American actor. ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... Hayden Christensen (born April 19, 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Golden Globe-nominated Canadian actor. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... Natalie Portman (Hebrew: נטלי פורטמן), born Natalie Hershlag (Hebrew: נטלי הרשלג) on June 9, 1981, is a Golden Globe-winning, Academy Award-nominated Israeli-American actress. ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... Jennifer Kate Hudson (born September 12, 1981), is a Golden Globe, SAG, BAFTA winning and Academy Award-nominated American actress and singer. ...

Deaths


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