Jerzy Giedroyc mobilizes financial aid for the Polish underground, principally the opposition press and distribution networks. Collection of Józef Czapski’s essays Patrząc (Looking), selected by Joanna Pollakówna – and with some attention from the censor – published in Poland by Znak publishing house.
National income is down by 25 per cent compared to 1978. Grzegorz Przemyk is murdered at a milicja (police) station in Warsaw. Martial Law is lifted.
Lech Wałęsa is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.