Living in the 80's
U.S. President Jimmy Carter authorizes legislation giving $1.5 billion in loans to
bail out the Chrysler Corporation.
1980 United States heat wave claimed anywhere between 1,250 and 10,000 lives and massive drought, creating agricultural damage estimates neared US$44 billion.
In Australia, baby Azaria Chamberlain disappears from a campsite at Ayers Rock, reportedly taken by a dingo.
Voyager program: The NASA space probe Voyager I makes its closest approach to Saturn, when it flies within 77,000 miles of the planet’s cloud-tops and sends the first high resolution images of the world back to scientists on Earth.