Dateline: Events/Headlines - Week of June 27, 1982 In News, Pop Culture, Tech, Celebrity, Sports, Entertainment & Fascinating Facts
In The News
In Brussels – leaders of the 10 Common Market nations, in a slap at the Reagan Administration, say that U.S. economic policy is disrupting Western Europe and jeopardizing Free World trade. They are angered by recent decisions of the Reagan Administration to try to prohibit European countries from using American technology for a soviet-Western Europe gas pipeline to curb imports of European steel and to contest Europe’s joint agricultural policy.
A pair of teenage lovers seeking “a better world” in heaven held hands as they ignored the pleas of friends and leaped from the roof of a six-story building in Chicago. The girl (15) was killed and the boy (16) was critically injured.
The shuttle Columbia blasts into space – its fourth and final test mission.
The Supreme Court rules that federal savings and loan associations, even in states with pro-consumer mortgage laws, can stop a homeowner from passing on his low-interest mortgage when he sells his house.
Ending siege – Prime Minister Menachem Begin says that if the Palestinian guerrillas surrender their heavy weapons and agree to leave Lebanon, they may take their weapons with them. Israel announces a cease-fire.
Music news – June 27, 1982
Passing – Harry Mills – One of the Mills Brothers (68).
Sunday night television listings/programs/TV guide – June 27, 1982
CBS – 60 Minutes, Archie Bunker’s Place, One Day at a Time, Alice, The Jeffersons, Trapper John, M.D.
NBC – Father Murphy, ChiPs, Movie
ABC – Movie, Movie
PBS – Nova, Masterpiece Theater
CBS Cable – The World Of James Joyce, Affairs of the Heart
USA – Time-out Theater
HBO – Movie – Stripes with Bill Murray
On Father Murphy – A young priest quits the priesthood and takes a job at a saloon where he tries to help those in need.
On Nova – “Locusts: war without end.”
On Alice – Mel realizes he doesn’t of an heir to leave in a will.