- 2 February - Hey Dude was released
- 16 April - Dirk McQuickly and Martini McQuickly form Punk Floyd
- 17 April - Punk Floyd releases White Dopes on Punk
- 8 May - The album Let it Rot was released.
- 13 May - The film Let it Rot was released in the United States
- 20 May - The film Let it Rot was released in the United Kingdom
- 1 June - The Other Side of Shabby Road by George Benson is released
- 27 November - Stig O'Hara's solo album All Things Fall Down is released
- 31 December - Dirk officially ends the partnership of The Rutles by using the group's contract as a joint.