It was the year that saw the introduction of the Chicken McNugget at McDonalds, and Drug Abuse Resistance Education, better known as D.A.R.E, was founded to teach kids to avoid drugs and violence.
Michael Jackson first did the “moonwalk” and the Price is Right unveiled their classic game Plinko. Automobile manufacturer Dodge debuted the caravan and Sally Ride would become the first female astronaut in space. A gallon of gas cost $1.20.
And in 1983, our students gathered around this X-ray to observe and learn.
This photo comes from the 1983 Aesculapian yearbook, courtesy Baylor College of Medicine Archives.
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-By Audrey M. Marks