Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 1981.
- Teafore Maxwell-Davies is born in Jamaica.
- Ashley Butler is born in Acter, State of Alderney.
- Karen Daniels is born in Midwest.
- Jimmy Pegorino is arrested for promoting gambling, aged 24.
- Sammy Bottino is arrested for grand theft auto, aged 16.
- Tom Rivas is born in Puerto Rico.
- The movie Vinewood Zombie was produced by Richards Majestic Productions.
- Later, Vinewood Zombie was voted as worst movie of the year.
- Discount Kitchen Supplies was established in Burton, Los Santos.
- Iron Belly Deli was established in Industrial, Bohan.
- Pawnbrokers is established throughout Liberty City.
- Ernesto Asaltacunas is born in Santa Clara, Cuba.
- Joseph DiLeo is born in Alderney City, State of Alderney.