Stephen Lazalde

Retiring after 32 years with Verizon

A look back in time to 1983

  • Cabbage Patch kids are released.
  • Ronnie introduces 'Star Wars'
  • "Just Say No" is the new tool to combat growing drug use in the US.
  • Camcorders are introduced.
  • US invades Grenada after coup on the island, more medals are handed out during the invasion than during the entire Vietnam war.
  • The final episode of M*A*S*H airs, advertising cost more than during the Super Bowl that year, and surpassing the record Dallas set for most viewers.
  • Sally Ride becomes first American woman in space, June 18th on the Challenger.
  • Compact discs are first released.
  • U.S Embassy is bombed in Beirut, killing 40 people.
  • Australia wins the America's Cup for the first time in 132 years.
  • Fake Hitler diaries surface.
  • The Tylenol Murders happen in Chicago.
  • Last DeLoreans produced.
  • Bob Hawke becomes Prime Minister of Australia. The first Labor PM in nine years.
  • French scientist Dr. Luc Montagnier discovered HIV.
  • Stephen Lazalde began his Telecommunications career.

Stephen is now taking the road to his next journery to enjoy life with limitless wonder on Sunny or Cloudy days.

From the GSO team, we wish you the upmost happiness and fulfillment as you move into your next stage of life. All the best!