What Are Some Of The Major Events That Happened In 1980- 1981?


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Barbara Fisher answered
The early 80's was a time of much change. The 1st launch of a space shuttle (Columbia) took place and we all stood back amazed at such things being a real part of our lives.

On May 13th, 1980, the Pope shot by and insane Turk.

Sandra Day O'Connor becomes first female Supreme Court Justice, Prince Charles and Diana Spencer marry on July 29
Such a beautiful wedding and marriage with such a tragic ending.

Pac-Man is introduced in the US and sparks a huge craze. (I still play this on my computer every day!)

52 American hostages released in January after 14 months in captivity in Iran. It is hard to belive that so long ago we were already having these things happening.

Perhaps one of the most remembered wa the Assasination attempt on Ronald Regean on March 30, 1981 by John Hinkley
Mel Profile
Mel answered
One was the eruption of Mount Saint Helens in Washington State.
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Anonymous answered
Sandra day o' connor becomes first woman part of Supreme Court

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