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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 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 June 1982: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1982?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1982 Rickey Henderson is fastest to reach 50 stolen bases in a year
  • 02 Jun 1982 Blues in the Night opens at Rialto Theater NYC for 53 performances
  • 03 Jun 1982 55th National Spelling Bee: Molly Dieveney wins spelling psoriasis
  • 04 Jun 1982 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, released in USA
  • 05 Jun 1982 114th Belmont: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Conquistador Cielo wins in 2:28
  • 06 Jun 1982 36th Tony Awards: Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby and Nine win
  • 07 Jun 1982 16th Music City News Country Awards: Barbara Mandrell
  • 08 Jun 1982 36th NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Philadelphia 76ers, 4 games to 2
  • 09 Jun 1982 General Efrain Rios Montt declares himself President of Guatemala
  • 10 Jun 1982 Taxi, last airs on ABC, moves to NBC in the fall
  • 11 Jun 1982 Movie ET The Extra-Terrestrial is released (highest grossing film).
  • 12 Jun 1982 750,000 anti-nuclear demonstrators, rally in Central Park, New York City
  • 13 Jun 1982 28th LPGA Championship won by Jan Stephenson
  • 14 Jun 1982 Argentina surrenders to Britain on Falkland Islands, ends 74-day conflict.
  • 15 Jun 1982 Riots in Argentina after Falklands / Malvinas defeat
  • 16 Jun 1982 Britain requests Argentina arrange for return of prisoners.
  • 17 Jun 1982 President Reagan 1st UN General Assembly address (evil empire speech)
  • 18 Jun 1982 Voting Rights Act of 1965 extended by Senate by 85-8 vote
  • 19 Jun 1982 In one of the first militant attacks by Hezbollah, David S. Dodge, president of the American University in Beirut, is kidnapped.
  • 20 Jun 1982 82nd US Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 282 at Pebble Beach GL, California
  • 21 Jun 1982 Paul McCartney releases Take it Away
  • 22 Jun 1982 Manhattan institutes bus-only lanes
  • 23 Jun 1982 Cleavage opens and closes at Playhouse Theater, New York City
  • 24 Jun 1982 Equal Rights Amendment goes down to defeat
  • 25 Jun 1982 Porn star John Holmes acquitted on murder charges
  • 26 Jun 1982 Carlos Lopes runs Europe record 10k (27:34.39)
  • 27 Jun 1982 Play Me a Country Song opens and closes at Virginia Theater, New York City
  • 29 Jun 1982 US Voting Rights Act of 1965 is extended.
  • 30 Jun 1982 Lena Horne: Lady, Music closes at Nederlander NYC after 333 performances

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Movies

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Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka, Billy Crudup

Country: United States of America

Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin

Country: United States of America

Blade Runner

Blade Runner

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Country: United States of America

Sweet Smell of Success

Sweet Smell of Success

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Martin Milner

Country: United States of America

The Thing

The Thing

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1982?
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Thy Brother'S Wife by Andrew M. Greeley

Thy Brother'S Wife

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The direction of Paul and Sean Cronin's lives was shaped the day their father, a self-made multimillionaire, decided that one of his boys would grow up to be a cardinal while

Spring Moon by Bette Bao Lord

Spring Moon

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At a time of mystery and cruelty ... in an ancient land of breathtaking beauty and exotic surprise ... a courageous woman triumphs over her world's ultimate tragedy.Behind

A Mother And Two Daughters by Gail Godwin

A Mother And Two Daughters

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"A big, entertaining novel...Rich in character and place and humanity...Gail Godwin is a wonderful writer."THE BOSTON GLOBEAt the death of Leonard Strickland, beloved Southern gentleman, husband and father, his family is

Deceptions by Judith Michael

Deceptions

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Originally published in 1985, a saga about two beautiful identical twins who swop their very different lives for one week, exchanging families and lifestyles.

The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum

The Parsifal Mosaic

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Michael Havelock’s world died on a moonlit beach on the Costa Brava as he watched his partner and lover, double agent Jenna Karas, efficiently gunned down by his own agency.