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1982 World's Fair

1982 World's Fair Event Button Museum
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KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE THE 1982 WORLD'S FAIR
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Illustration of a hot air balloon in front of purple mountains and a blue sky, a white wind turbine, white tents, sailboats, and green grass with a white outer edge with black text

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MADE IN U.S.A.

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The 1982 World's Fair was held in Knoxville, Tennessee. "Energy" was the theme of the Fair in which 22 countries participated. The Sunsphere, which was built for the event, still stands in Knoxville today. Touchscreen monitors, Cherry Coke, and the Rubik's cube all made their debut at this fair. 

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Trieu, C. (2018). Remembering the 1982 World's Fair. Retrieved from http://www.utdailybeacon.com/arts_and_culture/lifestyle/remembering-the-...

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