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|Centuries:||20th century – 21st century – 22nd century|
|Decades:||2030s 2040s 2050s – 2060s – 2070s 2080s 2090s|
|Years:||2058 2059 2060 – 2061 – 2062 2063 2064|
|Ab urbe condita||2814|
|British Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||庚辰年 (Metal Dragon)
4757 or 4697
— to —
辛巳年 (Metal Snake)
4758 or 4698
|- Vikram Samvat||2117–2118|
|- Shaka Samvat||1983–1984|
|- Kali Yuga||5162–5163|
|Japanese calendar||Heisei 73
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 13 days|
|Minguo calendar||ROC 150
|Thai solar calendar||2604|
Predicted and scheduled events
- April 20 – A total solar eclipse will occur.
- July 28 – Halley's Comet reaches its perihelion, the closest point to the Sun—the last return reached its perihelion on February 9, 1986.
- October 13 – An annular solar eclipse will occur.
- December 31 – expiration of the Singapore-Malaysia Water Agreement.
- December 31 - The American Association for the Advancement of Science completes an effort—begun in 1985—to "help all Americans become literate in science, mathematics, and technology," based on defined benchmarks.
- May 21 – The Last Question is asked for the first time.
- Around June in "The Rip Van Winkle Caper" episode of The Twilight Zone, three of the four gold burglars awake from a century of being in a state of suspended animation.
- September 12 – The events of the Commodore 64 computer game Project Firestart begin.
- The novel 2061: Odyssey Three, by Arthur C. Clarke, takes place.
- Real Drive, a television show, takes place.
- Red Mars details the first Mars revolution and the Third World War on Earth, in the plot of Kim Stanley Robinson's novel.
- Heart of the Comet details an expedition to capture Halley's Comet
- "Total Solar Eclipse of 2061 April 20". NASA.
- "Moon mine 'could start in 50 years'". BBC News. January 2, 2012.
- "Annular Solar Eclipse of 2061 April 20". NASA.
- "Programs: Education: Project 2061". American Association for the Advancement of Science. Retrieved 2013-12-05.