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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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Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready

Country: United States of America

Office Romance

Office Romance

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Alisa Freyndlikh, Andrey Myagkov, Svetlana Nemolyaeva, Oleg Basilashvili

Ikiru

Ikiru

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka

Country: United States of America

Cool Hand Luke

Cool Hand Luke

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Strother Martin, J.D. Cannon

Country: United States of America

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1982?
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Life, The Universe And Everything by Douglas Adams

Life, The Universe And Everything

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"HYSTERICAL!"--The Philadelphia InquirerThe unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky above their heads--so they plan to destroy it.

Foundation'S Edge by Isaac Asimov

Foundation'S Edge

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At last, the costly and bitter war between the two Foundations had come to an end. The scientists of the First Foundation had proved victorious; and now they retum to Hari

Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon

Master of the Game

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WHO IS KATE BLACKWELL?She is the symbol of success, the beautiful woman who parlayed her inheritance into an international conglomerate. Winner of a unique position among the wealthy and world-renowned.

The Prodigal Daughter by Jeffrey Archer

The Prodigal Daughter

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With a will of steel, Polish immigrant Florentyna Rosnovski is indeed Abel's daughter. She shares with her father a love of America, his ideals, and his dream for the future.

The 13Th Valley by John M. Del Vecchio

The 13Th Valley

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A work that has served as a literary cornerstone for the Vietnam generation, The 13th Valley follows the strange and terrifying Vietnam combat experiences of James Chelini, a telephone-systems installer who