In the capsule today…
We find a television commercial airing during the Super Bowl for a new Apple Computer. Macintosh went on sale two days later.
We find six inmates escaping from death row at Mecklenburg Correctional Center in Virginia. It’s the only time death row inmates have escaped in the United States. All were eventually captured.
And we find a song on the radio by Van Halen. "Panama" is not about a country in Central America or a canal. The lyrics are about a stripper David Lee Roth met in Arizona.
What is the year? (answer below).
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The year... 1984!