1982 facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1950s  1960s  1970s  – 1980s –  1990s  2000s  2010s
Years: 1979 1980 198119821983 1984 1985

1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar.

Events

Births

Deaths

Movies released

  • 48 Hrs.
  • Annie
  • Blade Runner
  • Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean
  • Conan the Barbarian
  • Das Boot
  • Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
  • Death Wish II
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • Fanny and Alexander
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High
  • First Blood
  • Frances
  • Friday the 13th, Part 3
  • Gandhi
  • Grease 2
  • Halloween III: Season of the Witch
  • Megaforce
  • Missing
  • My Favorite Year
  • An Officer and a Gentleman
  • Parasite
  • Poltergeist
  • Richard Pryor Live on Sunset Strip
  • The Road Warrior
  • Rocky III, starring Sylvester Stallone
  • The Secret of NIMH
  • Sophie's Choice
  • Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan
  • Time Stands Still
  • Tootsie
  • Tron
  • The Verdict
  • Veronika Voss
  • Victor/Victoria
  • The World According to Garp
  • Yol

Hit songs

  • "867-5309 Jenny" – Tommy Tutone
  • "Always On My Mind" – Willie Nelson
  • "Believer" – Ozzy Osbourne
  • "Body Language" – Queen
  • "The Day Before You Came" – ABBA
  • "Don't Talk To Strangers" – Rick Springfield
  • "Electric Eye" – Judas Priest
  • "Even the Nights are Better" – Air Supply
  • "Eye In The Sky" – Alan Parsons Project
  • "Flying High Again" – Ozzy Osbourne
  • "Freeze Frame" – J. Geils Band
  • "Gloria" – Laura Branigan
  • "Gypsy" – Fleetwood Mac
  • "Head Over Heels" – ABBA
  • "Heart Attack" – Olivia Newton-John
  • "Heat Of The Moment" – Asia
  • "Hold Me" – Fleetwood Mac
  • "Hungry Like The Wolf" – Duran Duran
  • "Hurts So Good" – John Cougar
  • "I'm Afraid of Me" – Culture Club
  • "Invisible Sun" – The Police
  • "Love Will Turn You Around" – Kenny Rogers
  • "Make A Move On Me" – Olivia Newton-John
  • "The Message" – Grandmaster Flash
  • "Open Arms" – Journey
  • "Our Lips Are Sealed" – The Go-Gos
  • "Over The Mountain" – Ozzy Osbourne
  • "Planet Rock" – Afrika Bambaataa
  • "Pressure" – Billy Joel
  • "Quiero Ser" – Menudo
  • "Rock The Casbah" – The Clash
  • "Rosanna" – Toto
  • "Shake It Up" – The Cars
  • "Since You're Gone" – The Cars
  • "Spirits In The Material World" – The Police
  • "Still They Ride" – Journey
  • "Sube A Mi Motora" – Menudo
  • "Time (Clock of the Heart)" – Culture Club
  • "TV Party" – Black Flag
  • "Twilight Zone" – Golden Earring
  • "Vacation" – The Go-Gos
  • "Valley Girl" – Frank Zappa
  • "We Got The Beat" – The Go-Gos
  • "White Boy" – Culture Club
  • "You Can't Hurry Love" – Phil Collins
  • "You Should Hear How She Talks About You" – Melissa Manchester
  • "You've Got Another Thing Comin'" – Judas Priest

New books

  • Jumangi by Chris Van Allsburg

Nobel Prizes


1982 Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.