In the time capsule today…
We find the passing of Karen Carpenter at the age of 32. Karen died of heart failure due to anorexia, which was a little-known disorder at the time.
We find President Ronald Reagan addressing the nation to announce the creation of a new missile defense program. The program was soon dubbed “Star Wars” by a skeptical press.
And we find a song on the radio by Lionel Richie. An unknown Richard Marx sang backup vocals on the track, and it was his first ever job in music.
What is the year? (answer below).
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The year... 1983!