Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 1981.
- Real Badman is born in Jamaica.
- Michelle is born in Midwest.
- Ashley Butler is born in Acter Alderney, Liberty City.
- Michael Keane is born in Dukes, Liberty City.
- Jimmy Pegorino is arrested for promoting gambling.
- Sammy Bottino is arrested for grand theft auto.
- Tom Rivas is born in Puerto Rico.
- The movie Vinewood Zombie was produced by Richards Majestic Productions.
- Discount Kitchen Supplies was established in Vinewood, Los Santos.
- Iron Belly Deli was established in Industrial, Bohan.
- Vinewood Zombie was voted as worst movie of the year.
- Pawnbrokers is established throughout Liberty City.
- Ernesto Asaltacunas is born in Santa Clara, Cuba.
- Joseph DiLeo is born in Alderney City, Alderney.