June 19, 1980

• City crews installed the last of four new civil defense sirens at the four corners of Portales.
• Grand opening specials at the Alco Discount Store included a king size lunch kit for $4.99 and an electric can opener for $8.99
• Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep and Jane Alexander starred in the Academy Award winning movie Kramer vs. Kramer that was showing at the Tower Twin.