28 May 1983
WACC initiates a Curriculum Development Programme to assist Christian agencies to improve training methods. It also initiates a Theological Studies Programme with a seminal publication and a global survey.
The world’s first hand-held cell phone, DynaTAC 8000x, was demonstrated by Motorola in 1973, using a handset weighing around 2.2 pounds (1 kg). In 1983, the DynaTAC 8000x (left) was the first cell phone to become commercially available.