HIGHLIGHTSLIFE IN THE U.S.A.
Baseball World Series: Philadelphia PhilliesSuper Bowl Football: Oakland RaidersNBA Basketball: Los Angeles LakersHeisman Trophy Winner: George Rogers, South CarolinaStanley Cup Hockey: New York IslandersBoxing: Mike Weaver ko
d John Tate
At the Movies:
Best Actor: Robert DeNiro
Raging BullBest Actress: Sissy Spacek
s DaughterBest Picture: Ordinary People
On the Charts:
In Memory of a Summer Day Rock with YouThis Is It It
s Still Rock & Roll to MeSailing Little JeanieThe Rose Upside DownStarting Over Another One Bites the Dust
Top Performing Artists:
Diana Ross Pointer SistersQueen Bruce SpringsteenAir Supply Blondie
Popular TV Shows:
Soap, Lou Grant, Dallas, Taxi, M*A*S*H*, Rockford Files
Evita, Children of a Lesser God
The United States, Japan and West Germany boycott the Olympic Games in Moscow to protest militaryintervention in Afghanistan.Iran and Iraq are at war!Gold prices soar to $835.00 per ounce on the London market.World Health Organization announces the worldwide eradication of smallpox.Winter Olympics open in Lake Placid, NY.
US spacecraft Voyager 1 flies by Saturn.Mt. St. Helens, in Washington, explosively erupts after 123 years.Banking industry is deregulated.Thirty percent of US auto sales are imports.Republican Ronald Regan is elected President.
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