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  • Actor John Belushi dies in Hollywood hotel at the age of 33 from drugs. 
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  • Space shuttle Columbia successfully launches two communications satellites. 
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  • Radio Shack TRS-80 color computer $399 
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  • Ad from Mattel for computers for kids: "Now you can get a smarter kid than Mom did." 
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  • Quote from Ronald Reagan on Pac Man: "Someone told me it was a round thing that gobbles up money, I thought it was Tip O'Neill." 
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  • Scientists develop a theory that cancer may be caused by a single gene mutation. 
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  • Eastman Kodak disk cameras and the compact disc (CD) are new 
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  • Computers reach 1.5 million homes, five times the number in 1980. 
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  • A mysterious disease is reported that kills 40% of its victims - AIDS 
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  • Smurf and E.T. paraphernalia is hot. 
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  • Valley Girls are in: "grody to the max" "Gag me with a spoon" 

       
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