Creator

Ted Watts

Preview

image preview

Date

1982

Creation Date

2020-9

Description

Illustrated one color on buff art paper depicting various 1982 world events for the Phoenix Mutual Brokerage in Kansas City, Missouri and signed by Ted Watts. 79/100. Beginning top row, left to right: Leonid Illyich Brezhnev (1906-1982), Soviet politician who led the Soviet Union as General Secretary of the governing Communist Party (1964–1982) and as Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet (1977–1982) died November 10th; Henry Fonda (1905-1982), American film and stage actor for over 50 years, died August 12th. Here he is drawn as Mister Roberts from the film same title (1955); John Belushi (1949-1982), American actor, comedian, and singer, died March 5th; Henry Kissinger (1923-), past United States Secretary of State and National Security Advisor founded a consulting firm, Kissinger Associates. Second row: Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013), Prime Minister, Great Britain, helped lead a successful military campaign to defend the Falkland Islands from an Argentine invasion beginning in April; Ingrid Bergman (1915-1982), Swedish actress well-known for her European and American films, died August 29th; President Harry Truman (1884-1972) and his wife, Bess (1885-1982), who died October 18th; Grace Kelly, also known as Princess Grace of Monaco (1929-1982), died in a tragic car accident September 14th; the NFL went on a 57-day strike in 1982. Bottom row: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (1982-), was born on June 21st to Princess Diana (1961-1997) and Prince Charles (1948-); Steven Spielberg (1946-) produced and directed the American science fiction film, "E. T. the Extra Terrestrial". "E.T." was released June 11th; The St. Louis Cardinals won the 1982 World Series (4) over the Milwaukee Brewers (3). Darrell Porter (1952-2002), St. Louis Cardinals (15), and Robin Yount (1955-), Milwaukee Brewers (19), received MVP awards that year.

Object Type

Artifact

Image Format

Still Image

Location

Missouri-Kansas City

Publisher Digital

Pittsburg State University, Kansas, Axe Library, Special Collections

Rights

Pittsburg State University. All rights reserved. For more information contact the Leonard H. Axe Library Special Collections, PSU, Pittsburg, KS 66762.

Notes

Pittsburg State University, Special Collections

Share

COinS