Callywood After Dark -Remembering 1982

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What where you doing in 1982? Just a few CallyNotes January 1 – ITV companies Central Independent Television, Television South and Television South West start broadcasting, replacing ATV, Southern Television and Westward Television respectively. ... February 1 – Senegal and Gambia form a loose Senegambia Confederation. May 1 – A crowd of over 100,000 attends the first day of the 1982 World's Fair in Knoxville, Tennessee. The fair is kicked off with an address by President Ronald Reagan. Over 11 million people attend the fair during its 6-month run. In Orlando, Florida, Walt Disney World opens the second largest theme park, EPCOT Center, to the public for the first time. June 12 – A rally against nuclear weapons draws 750,000 to New York City's Central Park. Jackson Browne, James Taylor, Bruce Springsteen, and Linda Ronstadt attend. An international convocation at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine features prominent peace activists from around the world and afterward participants march on Fifth Avenue to Central Park for the rally. December 1 – Miguel de la Madrid takes office as President of Mexico.

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