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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 1982.
The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on February 1982: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1982?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1982 Late Night With David Letterman, debuts on NBC-TV
  • 02 Feb 1982 Late Night with David Letterman premieres on NBC
  • 03 Feb 1982 Columbia Shuttle moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating for STS-3 mission
  • 04 Feb 1982 Pump Boys & Dinettes opens at Princess Theater NYC for 573 performances
  • 05 Feb 1982 Chin A Sen ends term as President of Suriname
  • 06 Feb 1982 Centerfold by J Geils Band hit #1 on pop chart
  • 07 Feb 1982 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Elizabeth Arden Golf Classic.
  • 09 Feb 1982 34th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 4-2 at Washington.
  • 11 Feb 1982 Ozzie Smith for Garry Templeton trade finally goes through
  • 12 Feb 1982 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 13 Feb 1982 Dark Side of the Moon, is on charts for 402nd week
  • 14 Feb 1982 Hollis Stacy wins LPGA S&H Golf Classic.
  • 15 Feb 1982 Dan Issel (NBA-Nuggets), begins streak of 63 consecutive free throw
  • 16 Feb 1982 Assembled STS-3 vehicle moves from Vandenberg AFB to launch pad
  • 19 Feb 1982 The DeLorean Car factory in Belfast is put into receivership.
  • 20 Feb 1982 New York Islanders wins then NHL record 15th straight game
  • 21 Feb 1982 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Bent Tree Ladies Golf Classic.
  • 22 Feb 1982 New York City Mayor Koch announces he will run for New York Governor (unsuccessful)
  • 24 Feb 1982 Wayne Gretzky of the Edmonton Oilers scores his 77th goal of the National Hockey League season, breaking the previous record of 76.
  • 25 Feb 1982 Final episode of The Lawrence Welk Show airs
  • 27 Feb 1982 Wayne Williams found guilty of murdering 2 of 28 blacks in Atlanta
  • 28 Feb 1982 Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Arizona Copper Golf Classic.

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Movies

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Pyaasa

Pyaasa

Directed by: Guru Dutt

Starring: Mala Sinha, Guru Dutt, Waheeda Rehman, Rehman

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart

Country: United States of America

Fitzcarraldo

Fitzcarraldo

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Miguel Ángel Fuentes

Country: United States of America

Mother India

Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob Khan

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar

Country: United States of America

Logan

Logan

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Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1982?
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How To Make Love To A Man by Alexandra Penney

How To Make Love To A Man

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ASK ANY MAN. If you can get him to admit it, he'll probably tell you that he would like to be made love to almost as much as being a

Marco Polo, If You Can by William F. Buckley Jr

Marco Polo, If You Can

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Master of espionage fiction and National Book Award winner William F. Buckley Jr. brings us another in his best-selling series starring the intrepid CIA agent Blackford Oakes.

Red Dragon by Thomas Harris

Red Dragon

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A second family has been massacred by the terrifying serial killer the press has christened ?The Tooth Fairy.? Special Agent Jack Crawford turns to the one man who can help restart

Rabbit Is Rich by John Updike

Rabbit Is Rich

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award The hero of John Updike’s Rabbit, Run, ten years after the events of Rabbit

The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving

The Hotel New Hampshire

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“The first of my father’s illusions was that bears could survive the life lived by human beings, and the second was that human beings could survive a life led in hotels.”