Patti LuPone appears on the September cover of After Dark
Shah of Iran is deposed
Margaret Thatcher elected Prime minister in UK
It snows in the Sahara Desert
Pink Floyd release The Wall
Rhodesia becomes Zimbabwe.
Lord Mountbatten is assassinated by the I.R.A.
China institutes its One Child Policy
Sony introduces the Walkman
Andy Warhol shows Male Models on Manhattan Cable
YMCA sues the Village People for libel
Trivial Pursuit is launched
Now playing: Smashing Pumpkins - 1979