March 30, 1984

The official worldwide release of Romancing the Stone. Springfield native Kathleen Turner hits the big screen, starring alongside Michael Douglas. The hit propelled the Southwest Missouri State alum to A-list status after she won the Golden Globe award for best actress in a comedy.

Based upon content from the book Missouri 365: This Day in Missouri History by John W. Brown, broadcaster and Missouri historian. Get your copy at Reedy Press.

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