Jun 24, 1987
Comedian-actor Jackie Gleason died at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., at age 71. His movies in the '80s were Smokey And The Bandit II (1980) with Burt Reynolds; The Toy (1982) with Richard Pryor; The Sting II (1983) with Mac Davis; Smokey And The Bandit Part 3 (1983) with nobody; and Nothing In Common (1986) with Tom Hanks.
Jun 24, 1982
Equal Rights Amendment goes down to defeat