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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1982?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1982 Sony launches the first consumer compact disc player (model CDP-101).
  • 02 Oct 1982 Bomb attack in Teheran, kills 60, injures 700
  • 03 Oct 1982 Milwaukee whips Baltimore 10-2 to win AL East championship
  • 04 Oct 1982 Helmut Kohl elected chancellor of German FR
  • 05 Oct 1982 Hernan Siles Zuazo appointed President of Bolivia
  • 07 Oct 1982 Olof Palme forms Swedish government
  • 08 Oct 1982 Poland bans Solidarity after having suspended it on 13 December 1981.
  • 09 Oct 1982 Attack on synagouge in Rome, 1 dead
  • 10 Oct 1982 Brewers beat Angels in ALCS
  • 11 Oct 1982 16th Country Music Association Award: Willie Nelson and Ricky Skagg
  • 12 Oct 1982 38.6 cm (15.2 inches) of rainfall, Angoon, Alaska (state record).
  • 13 Oct 1982 IOC restores 2 gold medals from 1912 Olympics to Jim Thorpe
  • 14 Oct 1982 President Reagan proclaims war against drugs
  • 15 Oct 1982 The Garn - St Germain Depository Institutions Act deregulates the U.S. savings and loan industry.
  • 16 Oct 1982 Devils 1st road victory 6-5 over Penguins
  • 17 Oct 1982 1st live orchestra on commerical network since 1954 (National Symphony)
  • 19 Oct 1982 Automaker John DeLorean arrested on cocaine charges (Not guilty)
  • 20 Oct 1982 Nobel prize for economy awarded to George Stigler
  • 22 Oct 1982 Gene Mauch resigns as manager of Angels
  • 24 Oct 1982 13th NYC Marathon won by Alberto Salazar in 2:09:29
  • 26 Oct 1982 US budget deficit reaches more than $110 trillion for fiscal year 1982
  • 27 Oct 1982 IBM ROM is capable of EGA graphics
  • 28 Oct 1982 NASA launches RCA-E.
  • 29 Oct 1982 Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson release Girl is Mine
  • 30 Oct 1982 Portugal revises constitution
  • 31 Oct 1982 Pope John Paul II becomes first pontiff to visit Spain.

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Movies

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First Blood

First Blood

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna, Bill McKinney

Country: United States of America

Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Cher, Karen Black, Sandy Dennis, Sudie Bond

My Favorite Year

My Favorite Year

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Mark Linn-Baker, Jessica Harper, Joseph Bologna

Tenebre

Tenebre

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Anthony Franciosa, Giuliano Gemma, Christian Borromeo, Mirella D'Angelo

Books

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The Case Of Lucy Bending by Lawrence Sanders

The Case Of Lucy Bending

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Near perfect spine. Bright clean cover with light edge wear. Text is perfect. Same day shipping first class from AZ.

Atlantic High by William F. Buckley Jr

Atlantic High

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Atlantic High is ostensibly the tale of Buckley's 1980 voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, a recond of Buckley's meditations on the pleasures of sailing and the importance of good company.

Monsignor Quixote by Graham Greene

Monsignor Quixote

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When Father Quixote, a local priest of the Spanish village of El Toboso who claims ancestry to Cervantes’ fictional Don Quixote, is elevated to the rank of monsignor through a clerical

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook by William Kotzwinkle

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook

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1982 First Edition, Scholastic Book Services. Paperback. ISBN: 0590374085.

Lace by Shirley Conran

Lace

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"Which one of you bitches is my mother?" Four elegant, successful, and sophisticated women in their forties are called to New York's Pierre Hotel to meet Lili -- a