1981 in Wales

1981 in Wales

This article is about the particular significance of the year 1981 to Wales and its people.

Incumbents

*Prince of Wales - Charles, Prince of Wales
*Princess of Wales - Diana, Princess of Wales
*Secretary of State for Wales - Nicholas Edwards
*Archbishop of Wales - Gwilym Owen Williams
*Archdruid of the National Eisteddfod of Wales - Jâms Nicholas

Events

*24 February - Buckingham Palace announces the engagement of the Prince of Wales
*29 July - The Prince of Wales marries Lady Diana Spencer.
*Joan Ruddock becomes Chair of CND.
*Census results reveal that Gwynedd is the only Welsh county with a Welsh-speaking majority.
*Roy Jenkins co-founds the Social Democratic Party.
*The percentage of Welsh language speakers, as recorded by the census, falls to an all-time low of 18.9% of the Welsh population.

Arts and literature

*Theatre Wales is established.
*Harry Secombe receives a knighthood.

Awards

*National Eisteddfod of Wales (held in Machynlleth)
*National Eisteddfod of Wales: Chair - John Gwilym Jones
*National Eisteddfod of Wales: Crown - Siôn Aled
*National Eisteddfod of Wales: Prose Medal - John Griffith Jones

New books

*Irma Chilton - "Y Cwlwm Gwaed"
*Clive Jenkins & Barrie Sherman - "The Leisure Shock"
*Eiluned Lewis - "The Old Home"
*R. S. Thomas - "Between Here and Now"

Music

*Daniel Jones - "Symphony no. 10"
*William Mathias - "Let the people praise Thee, O God"

Film

*

English-language films

*

Welsh-language films

*

Broadcasting

*

English-language television

*"The Life and Times of David Lloyd George", written by Elaine Morgan and starring Philip Madoc

Welsh-language television

*

port

*Boxing - Neville Meade becomes British heavyweight champion.
*Football - Neville Southall joins Everton F.C.

Births

*13 March - Ryan Jones, rugby player
*28 March - Gareth David-Lloyd, actor
*6 April - Robert Earnshaw, footballer
*23 May - Gwenno Pipette, singer
*24 May - Darren Moss, footballer
*19 November - Mark Wallace, cricketer
*16 December - Gareth Williams Scottish-Welsh footballer

Deaths

*1 March - Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones, theologian
*8 March - Evelyn Nigel Chetwode Birch, Baron Rhyl, politician
*13 April - Gwyn Thomas, author
*"date unknown" - Dai Francis, miners' leader


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Wales national rugby league team match results — The following list is a complete collection of results for the Wales national rugby league team.PLEASE NOTE THIS LIST IS NOT COMPLETE YET1900 s1930 s1960 s1970 s Winning Team Losing Team Scoreline Ground Date Sco …   Wikipedia

  • 1981 NSWRFL season — Teams 12 Premiers Parramatta (1st title) Minor premiers …   Wikipedia

  • Wales — Cymru …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wales — [weɪlz ]; Wales : Halbinsel im Westen der Insel Großbritannien. * * * Wales   [weɪlz], walisisch Cymru [ kœmru], Landesteil von Großbritannien und Nordirland, 20 779 km2, (1995) 2,917 Mio. Einwohner; Hauptstadt ist Cardiff.   Landesnatur:   Wales …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Wales Conference — Die Prince of Wales Conference war von 1974 bis 1993 neben der Campbell Conference eine der zwei Conferences in der höchsten nordamerikanischen Eishockeyliga, der NHL. Sie enthielt die Hälfte der Teams der NHL und war in zwei Divisions geteilt,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wales national rugby union team — Rugby team country = Wales union = Welsh Rugby Union emblem = the Prince of Wales s feathers ground = Millennium Stadium, Cardiff captain = Ryan Jones coach = flagicon|NZL Warren Gatland from = 2007 caps = Gareth Thomas (100) top scorer = Neil… …   Wikipedia

  • 1981 BDO World Darts Championship — The 1981 Embassy World Darts Championship was the fourth year that the British Darts Organisation had staged a world championship. The field was expanded from 24 to 32 players, the format which would remain for many years. For the third… …   Wikipedia

  • Wales Rally GB — Network Q RAC Rally redirects here. For the 1993 racing game, see Network Q RAC Rally Championship (1993). For the 1996 racing game, see Network Q RAC Rally Championship (1996). For other games in its series, see Rally Championship (series).… …   Wikipedia

  • 1981 British Home Championship — The 1981 British Home Championship was the only British Home Nations international football championship outside of the years of the First World War and Second World War which was not completed and thus failed to produce a winner. As with the… …   Wikipedia

  • Wales — This article is about the country. For other uses, see Wales (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia


Поделиться ссылкой на выделенное

Прямая ссылка:
Нажмите правой клавишей мыши и выберите «Копировать ссылку»