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Dated Events

  • Real World: February 19. William J. Schroeder becomes the first recipient of an artifical heart to successfully complete his recovery.
  • Real World: May 8. Coca-Cola makes an infamous mistake when it changes the formula for its name-brand soft drink.
  • Real World: July 10. Coca-Cola announces the rerelease of the original Coke formula as "Coca-Cola Classic," following public distress at the earlier change.

Undated Events

New Fictional Works

Notable Books

Robots and Empire by Isaac Asimov, The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood, The Mammoth Hunters by Jean Auel, The Damnation Game by Clive Barker, Blood Music by Greg Bear, Eon by Greg Bear, The Cat Who Walks Through Walls by Robert A. Heinlein, Skeleton Crew by Stephen King, Contact by Carl Sagan.

Notable Films

Back to the Future, The Black Cauldron, Cat's Eye, Cocoon, He-Man and She-Ra: The Secret of the Sword, Max Headroom (TV movie), Starchaser: The Legend of Orin, A View to a Kill.

Notable Comic Books

Crisis on Infinite Earths begins; Crisis on Infinite Earths #7 (death of Supergirl); Crisis on Infinite Earths #8 (death of the Flash).

Notable Television Series

  • Beginning: The Adventures of the Gummi Bears, Amazing Stories, Captain Harlock (U.S.), Centurions, Droids, Ewoks, Galtar and the Golden Lance, G.I. Joe, Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors, MacGyver, Macron 1, Magical Princess Gigi (U.S.), MASK, Otherworld, Robotech, Robotix, Sectaurs, Shadow Chasers, She-Ra: Princess of Power, Thundercats, Tranzor Z (U.S.), The Twilight Zone,
  • Continuing: The A-Team (Season 3), Doctor Who (Season 22 ends), Kidd Video (Season 2), Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show becomes Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians, Transformers (Season 2),
  • Ending: Dragon's Lair, Leo the Lion (U.S.), Mighty Orbots, Pole Position,

Saturday Supercade, The Tripods, V, Voltron: Defender of the Universe.

Notable Role-Playing Games

Conan: The Role-Playing Game, DC Heroes (1st Ed.), Doctor Who, Dungeons and Dragons Master Set, Judge Dredd: The Role-Playing Game, Masters of the Universe, The Mechanoid Invasion (2nd Ed.), Mekton, Pendragon (1st Ed.), Stormbringer (2nd Ed.), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Other Strangeness (1st Ed.).

Notable Electronic Games

Gauntlet (arcade), Super Mario Bros. (arcade and Nintendo Entertainment System), Xevious (arcade).

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