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Dated Events

  • Real World: April 7. In response to the hostages being held in Iran, the United States breaks off diplomatic relations with the country.
  • Real World: May 18. Mt. St. Helens in Washington state erupts, killing 57 and causing around $3 billion in damage.

Undated Events


New Fictional Works

Notable Books

The Number of the Beast by Robert A. Heinlein, Firestarter by Stephen King, The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum.

Notable Films

  • Alien Dead, Alligator, Altered States, The Awakening, Battle Beyond the Stars, Beyond Evil, The Boogeyman, The Castle of Cagliostro (Japan), The Craving, The Day Time Ended, Death Watch, Deathship, Dracula's Last Rites, The Empire Strikes Back, The Fiendish Plot of Fu Manchu, The Final Countdown, Flash Gordon, The Fog
  • Forbidden Zone, Friday the 13th, Hangar 18, Hawk the Slayer, In the Realm of Passion, Inferno, Invasion UFO, Island Claws, Midnight, More Wild Wild West (TV movie), Patrick Still Lives, The Power, The Prey, Prom Night, Resurrection, The Return, Revenge of the Stepford Wives (TV movie), Saturn 3, Scared to Death
  • The Shining, Somewhere in Time, Superman II, Tanya's Island, Toward the Terra (Japan), Tuck Everlasting, Virus, The Watcher in the Woods, Witches' Brew, Without Warning

Notable Comic Books

The New Teen Titans #1; Uncanny X-Men #137 (Death of Phoenix).

Notable Television Series

  • Beginning: Batman and the Super Seven, Beyond Westworld, Galactica 1980, The Tarzan/Lone Ranger Adventure Hour, Thundarr the Barbarian.
  • Continuing: Blake's 7 (Season 3), Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (Season 2), Doctor Who (Season 18), The Incredible Hulk (Season 3).
  • Ending: The New Adventures of Flash Gordon, Spider-Woman, Star Blazers (U.S.), The World's Greatest Super Friends.

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