European Space Agency (ESA) EXOSAT satellite launch,May 26, 1983 , from the Vandenberg space complex in Santa Barbara, California, United States. Technicians work on the satellite. Satellite ready for launch atop Thor-Delta rocket. Control room filled with personnel and monitoring systems and screens. Count-down completes, rocket ignites, and satellite is launched in a blast of fire and smoke. Pieces of rocket fall away as satellite speeds towards orbital destination..
U.S. President Ronald Reagan at the Williamsburg summit in the United States. President Reagan speaks about the approaches to resolve economic and political problems in developing and developed countries, to increase security by armed forces reduction and to preserve core values of freedom and democracy that the U.S. shares with Europe, North America and Japan.
Richard Burt, Assistant Secretary for European affairs in the United States. Richard Burt speaks about the June North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) foreign ministers conference of Paris. He speaks about Soviet Union's disagreement about the 1979 decision and to negotiate with them. The other issues to be discussed include development and conditions in Poland.
Heublein rare wine auction in the United States. A man opens a wine bottle. Another person swirls and tastes a white wine. Cars on a road. A sign by the side of the road reads 'Beverly Hills'.Courtyard of hotel. Rolls Royce automobile parked. Sign identifies the "Beverly Wilshire." Large sign inside the hall reads: "The Heublein Premier National Auction of Rare Wines (Fifteenth Anniversary)." Tables laden with wine bottles and glasses. Crowd mills about and tastes the various wines. A man sips a glass of wine and speaks about the relationship between markets for California and European wines. A man dressed in 18th century costume holds up a bottles of wine while auctioneer elicits bids. Participants bid by holding up their identification numbers.
Nicaraguan Contras soldiers arriving at Fort Benning Georgia in the United States to receive military and combat education from the U.S. Army in their fight against the Sandanista government of Nicaragua. Plane arrives carrying the Contra soldiers. The soldiers come out of an airplane.
They move in a row inside a building at Fort Benning and get seated. A U.S. Army officer, Colonel Bobby J. Harris, speaks to the soldiers about their training. Training includes combat skills and leadership qualities. Views of the Contras marching on a field during the training. They practice shooting machine guns.
Premiere of 'The Return of the Jedi' sponsored by radio station WPGC at the Jenifer movie theater, in Washington, DC area, the United States. People dressed as different characters of the movie during the premier. A sign at the entrance door reads 'WPGC premier Return of the Jedi'. A man dressed as a character of the movie talks to children. People line up for tickets outside the building. Scenes from the movie starring Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and others. People outside the hall discuss the movie. People take autographs of a man dressed as a character of the movie. Persons dressed up as the following characters are seen: Darth Vader; Wookiee Chewbacca; R2-D2 (robot); Obi-Wan-Kenobi.