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CED Digest Vol. 7 No. 42  •  10/19/2002


20 Years Ago In CED History:

October 20, 1982:
* The St. Louis Cardinals defeat the Milwaukee Brewers, 6-3, in game 7 of the
baseball's World Series.

October 21, 1982:
* Hissen Habre is sworn in as president of Chad. The new government replaces
the Council of State that had ruled since Habre's overthrow of President
Goukouni Oueddei in June.
* the United States and the European Community reach an accord limiting
European steel exports to the United States.

October 22, 1982:
* A delegation of the Arab League headed by Morocco's King Hassan meets at the
White House with President Reagan to discuss recent U.S. and Arab peace
proposals for the Middle East.
* Future CED title in widespread theatrical release: Halloween III.

October 23, 1982:
* Noted Brazilian pianist Jacques Klein dies at age 52.

October 24, 1982:
* After 26 miles, just yards separated Alberto Salazar from Rodolfo Gomez in
the New York Marathon. Salazar won his 3rd NY Marathon and Grete Waitz won her
fourth women's title.

October 25, 1982:
* The first full season of the television series "Cagney & Lacey" begins on

October 26, 1982:
* About 50 unemployed Australian workers from Wollongong, New South Wales,
fight their way into Parliament House in Canberra demanding to see Prime
Minister Malcolm Fraser. The group represents some 800 laid-off miners and
steelworkers who insist that the government take steps to put them back to
work. When Fraser sends word that he will meet with union heads to see what can
be done, the workers depart.
* New Polish law calls for forced labor for "social parasites" who cannot prove
they have gainful employment.
* The U.S. government reports a record budget deficit of $110.7 billion for
fiscal 1982.

Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2002 10:35:54 -0400
Subject: discs on ebay
From: "(Amanda & Ethan)" <ethamd>
To: <>

I have just put a dozen or so lots of VideoDiscs up on ebay.  Heaven Can Wait,
Fletch, Private Benjamin, Fame, Purple Rain, Fiddler on the Roof, the Man Who
Shot Liberty Valance, Pale Rider, Magnificent 7, Pink Panther, Police Academy 1
& 2, Gorky Park, the Natural, Tarzan, Tron, 2010, the Man Who Fell to Earth, 48
hrs, Beverly Hills Cop, Richard Pryor in concert, Fleetwood Mac 2 concert
films, Jefferson Starship in concert, Maltese Falcon, High Sierra, Public
Enemy, Gone w/the Wind, Gandhi, Godfather, Grateful Dead concert film, Mick
Fleetwood the Visitor, RCA Country Music concert, the Swiss Family Robinson,
Pinocchio, the Black Hole, Superman 1 & 2, Star Trek III.

These are all from the collection of a former RCA executive (my father in law)
who worked on the VideoDisc project.  I have about more than two hundred
VideoDiscs total that I plan to post to ebay. Contact me if you would like me
to send you an Excel document that lists them all.  My auction id is the same
as my email address:

Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2002 19:40:34 -0700
From: "John Fisher" <lusty_infant>
Subject: CED Movie on Halloween

I'm having friends over to screen a horror movie on Halloween. how about some
suggestions for a good CED horror film that night.


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