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CED Digest Vol. 7 No. 20  •  5/18/2002


20 Years Ago In CED History:

May 19, 1982:
* Film star Sophia Loren returns to Naples, Italy to begin a month long jail
term for tax evasion. She says the sentence is preferable to a life in exile
from her homeland. 

May 20, 1982:
* Great Britain rejects further participation in the UN talks aimed at a
peaceful settlement of the Falklands crisis.
* Kenyan president Daniel arap Moi expels former vice-president Oginga Odinga
from the Kenya African National Union (KANU) party for "divisive and
destructive propaganda against the government."

May 21, 1982:
* British forces launch a major offensive against East Falkland Island and
within a few days are in control of about sixty square miles along the west
* California's parole board revokes a 1984 parole date scheduled for Sirhan
Sirhan, who assassinated Robert F. Kennedy in 1968.
* Future CED title in widespread theatrical release: The Road Warrior.

May 22, 1982:
* George Wallace announces he will seek a fourth term as governor of Alabama.
* Bahrain's highest court convicts 73 Shi'ah Muslims on charges of planning acts
of sabotage against the conservative government of Emir Isa ibn Sulman
al-Khalifah, whose family and supporters are mostly Sunni Muslims.

May 23, 1982:
* Under heavy Iranian attack, Iraqi forces begin a retreat from the key port
city of Khorramshahr. Iraq won the fierce battle for control of Khorramshahr in
late September 1980 but never succeeded in conquering nearby Abadan, especially
important because of its huge oil refinery.

May 24, 1982:
* Yuri Andropov, head of Russia's intelligence and security agency and
mentioned as a possible successor to Brezhnev, is named to the powerful
ten-member Secretariat of the Communist Party Central Committee. He replaces
Mikhail A. Suslov, who died in January.

May 25, 1982:
* The state Supreme Court of New Jersey upholds mandatory sex education in
public schools.

From: Ejfandtsf
Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 13:33:55 EDT
Subject: Re: CED Digest Announcement (RCA Reunion)

Ugh we got this notice too late!    Ed and I were in Indiana this past week,
and actually could have attended - darnit!   We don't have a computer at our
new digs out there yet, so didn't see the notice - perhaps next time there's a
reunion, we could get info on it a week or so ahead of time?

Ed and Suzy (Lyon) Freeman
now residing in Huntington NY

From: "Allen wolf" <wolfallen>
Subject: CED Want List Pt II
Date: Thu, 16 May 2002 11:57:56 -0500

Hi all,
I'm looking for two CED VideoDiscs:Amityville 3-D & Halloween III.
I"ll pay you what you want as long as they are in good condition. if you have
these two CED's..e-mail me with the price and I'll get it right out...Allen

Date: Fri, 17 May 2002 18:55:08 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
From: "Harry Libby" <fiddy>
To: <>
Subject: Re: CED Digest Vol. 7 No. 19

I am the Guy with the new in sealed box for $38.00 Free S&H Also 1400 different



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