In the time capsule today…
We find Steve Martin starring his first ever film. Brainstorming the title with director Carl Reiner, Steve remarked, "It needs to be something short, yet have the feeling of an epic tale. Like Dostoyevsky's The Idiot, but… like ‘The Jerk!’"
We find the Seattle SuperSonics defeating the Washington Bullets to win the NBA Championship.
And we find a song on the radio by SuperTramp. During the writing of their “Breakfast in America” album, group members Roger Hodgson and Rick Davies were not getting along. “Goodbye Stranger” was the result.
What is the year? (answer below).
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The year... 1979!