1982 in History
January 1 30 Something stars Ken Olin and Patricia Wettig meet, later they marry
January 1 Clemson wins the Orange Bowl for college football championship
January 1 Javier Perez de Cuellar becomes Secretary-General of UN
January 1 Metropolitan Transportation Authority launches a 5 year plan to upgrade the New York City subway system
January 1 Pope John Paul II prays for an end to martial law in Poland
January 1 TA launches 5 year capital program to overhaul New York City subway system
January 2 70th Australian Mens Tennis: Johan Kriek beats S Denton (62 76 67 64)
January 2 "Camelot" closes at Winter Garden Theater New York City after 48 performances
January 2 Islanders start 23 undefeated home streak (21-0-2) 14 straight wins
January 2 San Diego Chargers beat Miami Dolphins, 41-38 in 13:52 of OT
January 4 ABC Direction Network (57 affiliates) and ABC Rock Network (40 affiliates) become the 5th and 6th ABC radio network
January 4 Bryant Gumbel became co-host of NBC's "Today Show"
January 4 Chris Wallace becomes co-anchor of the Today Show
January 4 Golden Gate Bridge closed for 3rd time by fierce storm
January 5 Arkansas judge rules against obligatory teaching of creation
January 7 "Fame" premieres on NBC TV
January 7 Islander's Bryan Trottier's 10th career hat trick
January 8 AT&T agrees to divest itself of 22 Bell System companies
January 8 Johnny Cash Parkway opens in Hendersonville, Tennessee
January 8 Justice Department withdraws antitrust suit against IBM
January 9 5.9 earthquake in New England and Canada; 1st since 1855
January 9 Steve D'Innocenzo scores 3 hockey goals in 12 sec in Mass HS game
January 10 -17 degrees F (27.2 degrees C) in Braemar Grampian (equals U.K. record)
January 10 Bengals beat Chargers in -59 degrees F (-51 degrees C) to win AFC championship
January 10 Petra Schneider swims world record 1500 m freestyle (15:43.31)
January 11 Atlanta Ga's temperature goes below zero F
January 11 Honduras adopts constitution
January 13 Air Florida 737 took off in a snowstorm, crashes into 14th St. Bridge in Washington, D.C., and falls into Potomac River, killing 78
January 13 Hank Aaron and Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame
January 15 "Forbidden Broadway" by/with Gerard Alessandrini premieres in New York City
January 19 Aust-WI one-day game that produced a Privy Council libel case
January 19 Heater explodes at Star Elementary School-Okla, kills 6 kids and teacher
January 20 7 miners killed in an explosion in Craynor, Kentucky
January 20 Honduras constitution goes into effect
January 20 Piet Dankert elected chairman of European Parliament
January 21 "Little Me" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater New York City for 36 performances
January 21 New York Islanders begin then NHL record 15 game winning streak
January 22 75% of North America is covered by snow
January 23 Urbe Blanca (cow) produces record 110 kg of milk, Cuba (approx date)
January 23 World Airways DC-10 skids at Boston Logan Airport killing 2
January 24 Superbowl MVP: Joe Montana, San Francisco, quarterback
January 24 Superbowl XVI: San Francisco 49ers beat Cincinnati Bengals, 26-21 in Pontiac, Michigan
January 25 9th American Music Award: Kenny Rogers win
January 26 Islanders score 4 goals within 1:38, 5 within 2:37 vs Penguins
January 26 Mauno Koivisto elected president of Finland
January 27 "Joseph and the Amazing Dreamcoat" opens at Royale New York City for 747 performances
January 27 Mauno Koivisto installed as president of Finland
January 27 Philadelphia trades Larry Bowa and Ryne Sandberg to Cubs for Ivan DeJesus
January 27 Roberto S. Cordova installed as president of Honduras
January 27 West Indies beat Australia 3-1 to win World Series Cup
January 28 U.S. General Dozier freed from Red Brigade of Padua Italy
January 28 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
January 29 Old Dominion ends La Tech's women's basketball rec 54-game win streak
January 29 Wayne Garland, baseball 1st millionaire free agent, waived by Indians
January 30 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners
January 31 10 Arabian oryx, extinct except in zoos, released in Oman
January 31 12th AFC-NFC pro bowl, AFC wins 16-13
January 31 32nd NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 120-118 at New Jersey
January 31 Gustafson skates world record 10 km (14:26.59)
January 31 Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Whirlpool Golf Championship of Deer Creek
January 31 NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 16-13
January 31 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton
February 1 "Late Night With David Letterman," debuts on NBC-TV
February 1 Senegal and Gambia form loose confederation (Senegambia)
February 2 Government troops and Moslem-fundamentalists battle in Hamah Syria
February 2 "Late Night with David Letterman" premieres on NBC
February 2 San Diego beats Miami 41-38 in OT after blowing a 24-0 lead
February 3 Columbia Shuttle moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating for STS-3 mission
February 3 Greatest helicopter lift, 56,888 kg, Podmoscovnoe, U.S.S.R.
February 3 John Sharples of England finishes disco dancing 371 hours
February 4 Indoor distance record for a paper airplane (47m) Tacoma Wash
February 4 Musical "Pump Boys and Dinettes," premieres in New York City
February 4 "Pump Boys and Dinettes" opens at Princess Theater New York City for 573 performances
February 4 Suriname premier Chin A Sen flees
February 5 DEA announces seizure of 3,192 tons of marijuana, 495 people
February 5 Laker Airways collapse owing 270M pounds ($351M)
February 5 Suriname President Chin A Sen resigns and flees to Netherlands
February 6 "Centerfold" by J Geils Band hit #1 on pop chart
February 7 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Elizabeth Arden Golf Classic
February 7 Luis A Monge elected President of Costa Rica
February 8 Dodgers trade Davey Lopes to A's breaking up the longest-playing infield (Cey-Russell-Lopes-Garvey)
February 9 34th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 4-2 at Washington
February 10 28 skiers perform backflips while holding hands, Bromont, Quebec
February 11 Ozzie Smith for Garry Templeton trade finally goes through
February 12 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
February 12 Wayne Gretzky scores 153rd point of season, tieing NHL record
February 13 Dark Side of the Moon, is on charts for 402nd week
February 13 Islander's Bryan Trottier scores 5 goals against Flyers
February 14 Hollis Stacy wins LPGA S&H Golf Classic
February 14 "Night of 100 Stars" takes place at New York's Radio City Music Hall
February 15 Dan Issel (NBA-Nuggets), begins streak of 63 consecutive free throw
February 15 Ocean Ranger oil-drilling platform lost off Newfoundland, 84 die
February 16 Agatha Barbara elected as 1st female president of Malta
February 16 Assembled STS-3 vehicle moves from Vandenberg AFB to launch pad
February 16 Lee Majors and Farrah Fawcett Majors divorce
February 17 Commencement of Sri Lanka's 1st Test Cricket match, vs. England
February 19 Hanneke Jelgersma installed as Netherlands 1st Communist mayor
February 19 Sharie Langford, California, sets women's bowling series record of 853
February 19 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
February 20 New York Islanders wins then NHL record 15th straight game
February 21 "Ain't Misbehavin'" closes at Longacre Theater New York City after 1604 performances
February 21 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Bent Tree Ladies Golf Classic
February 21 "Little Me" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater New York City after 36 performances
February 22 New York City Mayor Koch announces he will run for New York governor (unsuccessful)
February 23 Michael Frayn's "Noises Off," premieres in London
February 24 24th Grammy Awards: Betty Davis Eyes, Double Fantasy wins
February 24 Wayne Gretzky scores NHL-record 78th goal of season en route to 92
February 25 Final episode of "The Lawrence Welk Show" airs
February 25 Record speed for a snowmobile (239 kph)
February 26 Test Cricket debut of Martin Crowe, vs. Australia Wellington, run out 9
February 27 Dan Issel (NBA-Nuggets), hits on 63rd consecutive free throw
February 27 Earl Anthony becomes 1st pro bowler to win more than $1 million
February 27 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
February 27 Wayne Williams found guilty of murdering 2 of 28 blacks in Atlanta
February 28 AT and T looses record $7 BILLION for fiscal year ending on this day
February 28 Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Arizona Copper Golf Classic
February 28 FALN (Puerto Rico Nationalist Group) bombs Wall Street
March 1 5 dies as ski lift malfunctions a Luz-Ardiden in Pyrenees
March 1 5th Emmy Sports Award presentation
March 1 New York Times raises it's price from 25 cents to 30 cents
March 1 Russian spacecraft Venera 14 lands on Venus, sends back data
March 2 60th hat trick in Islander history - Bryan Trottier
March 2 Terror group "The Illuminated Path" frees 260 prisoners in Peru
March 3 Senate begins debate on expulsion of Senator Harrison Williams D-New Jersey
March 4 2nd double hat trick in Islander history-Bossy and D Potvin
March 4 NASA launches Intelsat V
March 5 Gaylord Perry (with 297 wins) signs with Seattle Mariners
March 5 Russian spacecraft Venera 14 lands and sends back data from Venus
March 6 NBA highest scoring game: San Antonio beat Milwaukee 171-166 (3 OT)
March 6 Susan Birmingham makes loudest recorded human shout (120 dB)
March 7 Beth Daniel wins LPGA American Express Sun City Golf Classic
March 7 Jarmilla Kratochvilova run world record 400 m indoor (49.59 sec)
March 7 NCAA Tournament Selection televised live for 1st time
March 10 President Reagan proclaims economic sanctions against Libya
March 10 Salim Malik scores 100 in 2nd inning of Test Cricket debut (v SL)
March 10 Sygyzy: all 9 planets aligned on same side of Sun
March 10 Travis Jackson and Happy Chandler elected to Hall of Fame
March 11 Failed military coup under Rambocus/Hawker in Suriname
March 12 1st-class debut of Courtney Walsh, Jamaica vs. Leeward Islands
March 12 PLO chief Yassar Arafat appears on "Nightline"
March 13 Elaine Zayak, lands 6 triple jumps to win world skating championship
March 13 Ice Dance Championship at Copenhagen won by Torvill and Dean (GRB)
March 13 Ice Pairs Championship at Copenhagen won by Baess and Thierbach (GDR)
March 13 Men's Figure Skating Champions in Copenhagen won by Scott Hamilton (USA)
March 13 Worlds Ladies Fig Skate Champs in Copenhagen won by Elaine Zayak (USA)
March 14 Sally Little wins LPGA Olympia Gold Golf Classic
March 14 Sidath Wettimuny scores Sri Lanka's 1st Test Cricket century
March 15 Actress Theresa Saladana, stabbed repeatedly by obsessed fan
March 15 KGB-AM in San Diego, California changes call letters to KCNN (now KPOP)
March 15 Nicaragua suspends their citizens rights for 30 days
March 17 4 Dutch TV crew members shot dead in El Salvador
March 18 Singer Teddy Pendergrass' spinal cord severed in a car accident
March 19 National Guard jet tanker crashes killing 27
March 20 1st-class debut of Richie Richardson, Leeward Is vs. Barbados
March 20 France performs nuclear test
March 20 Joan Jett and the Blackhearts' "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" goes #1 for 7 wks
March 20 Reverend A Treurnicht forms Conservative Party of South Africa
March 21 Jerry Pate celebrates golf win by jumping into the water hazard
March 21 "Little Johnny Jones" opens and closes at Alvin Theater New York City
March 21 Movie "Annie" premieres
March 21 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA J&B Scotch Pro-Am Golf Tournament
March 22 3rd Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 3 launched
March 22 Iran offensive against Iraq
March 23 Guatemala military coup under General Rios Montt, President Romeo Lucas flees
March 23 Isle's Mike Bossy's 20th career hat trick-4 goals
March 24 U.S. submarine Jacksonville collides with a Turkish freighter near Virginia
March 25 Wayne Gretzky becomes 1st NHL to score 200 points in a season
March 26 Ground-breaking in Washington, D.C. for Vietnam Veterans Memorial
March 26 Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder release "Ebony and Ivory" in the U.K.
March 26 Soap opera "Capitol" premieres
March 27 "Best Little Whorehouse..." closes at 46th St. New York City after 1577 performances
March 27 Imran takes 14-116 for cricket match vs. Sri Lanka at Lahore
March 27 Randy Holt sets Washington Capitals record of 34 penalty minutes
March 28 12th Easter Seal Telethon raises $19,500,000
March 28 1st NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: LA Tech beats Cheney 76-62
March 28 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
March 28 JN Duartes christian-democrats win elections in El Salvador
March 29 2nd Golden Raspberry Awards: Mommie Dearest wins
March 29 44th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: North Carolina beats Georgetown 63-62
March 29 54th Academy Awards - "Chariots of Fire," Henry Fonda and K Hepburn win
March 29 Delhi 707 beat Karnataka 705 on 1st innings to win Ranji Trophy
March 30 3rd space shuttle mission-Columbia 3 lands at White Sands, NM
March 30 John Pielmeier's "Agnes of God," premieres in New York City
March 31 Arkas tanker at Montz La, spills 1.47 million gallons of oil
March 31 Rock group Doobie Brothers split up
April 1 Anguilla, dependent territory of U.K., adopts constitution
April 1 U.S. formally transfers Canal Zone to Panama
April 2 Argentina seizes Malvinas, also known as the Falkland Islands
April 2 In exhibition game A's pitcher Steve McCatty comes to bat using a 15" toy bat (under Billy Martins orders), protesting disallowing of DH
April 3 Buffalo Sabre Gil Perrault scores his 1,000th NHL point
April 3 U.N. Security Council demanded Argentina withdraw from Falkland Islands
April 4 11th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sally Little
April 5 British fleet sails to Falkland Islands
April 5 Cards' Jim Kaat, pitches in record 24th consecutive season
April 5 Lord Carrington, British foreign sect resigns due to Falkland Is war
April 6 Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center from White Sands
April 6 Largest crowd ever to see a baseball game in Minnesota 52,279
April 7 Iran minister of Foreign affairs Ghotbzadeh arrested
April 7 Penguins 1-Isles 8-Preliminary-Isles hold 1-0 lead
April 8 Penguins 2-Isles 4-Preliminary-Isles hold 2-0 lead
April 8 Tracy Caulkins, 19, wins her 36th U.S. swimming title
April 9 Los Angeles Lakers block 21 Denver shots setting NBA regulation game record
April 10 Los Angeles Kings losing 5-0 to Edmonton in 3rd period, win in OT 6-5
April 10 Penguins 2-Isles 1 (OT)-Preliminary- Isles hold 2-1 lead
April 11 46th Golf Masters Championship: Craig Stadler wins, shooting a 284
April 11 Penguins 5-Isles 2-Preliminary-Series tied at 2-2
April 12 3 CBS employees shot to death in New York City parking lot
April 13 Penguins 3-Isles 4 (OT)-Preliminary-Isles win series (3-2)
April 15 Apollo Computer announces DN400, DN420, and landscape display
April 16 Queen Elizabeth proclaims Canada's new constitution
April 17 Canada adopts its constitution
April 17 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
April 18 Atlanta Braves win record 11th straight opening game (beat Astros)
April 18 Canada Constitution Act replaces British North America Act
April 18 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA CPC Women's Golf International
April 18 Zimbabwe capital Salisbury renamed Harare
April 19 11th Boston Women's Marathon won by Charlotte Teske of Germany in 2:29:33
April 19 86th Boston Marathon won by Alberto Salazar of Oreg in 2:08:51
April 19 Guinon Bluford announced as 1st black astronaut
April 19 Rosie Ruiz, marathon race cheater, arrested for forgery
April 19 Sally Ride announced as 1st woman astronaut
April 19 U.S.S.R. Salyut 7 space station put into orbit
April 20 Atlanta Braves become 1st team to win 1st 12 games of the season
April 21 Atlanta Braves win their 13th straight game
April 21 Dr. Michael E. Bakey performs 1st successful heart implant
April 21 Dutch Queen Beatrice addresses U.S. Congress
April 22 Atlanta Braves lose after winning 1st 13 games of season
April 22 Launch of STS-3-Lousma and Fullerton
April 24 150 Khomeini followers assault student dormitory in West Germany
April 24 Cards win 12th game in a row; 7-4 over Phillies
April 24 Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Mike Durbin
April 25 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
April 25 In accordance with Camp David, Israel completes Sinai withdrawal
April 25 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Orlando Lady Golf Classic
April 25 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
April 25 Yankees fire manager Bob Lemon and replaces him with Gene Michael
April 26 Argentina surrenders to Britain on S Georgia near Falkland Island
April 26 CBS radio begins youth oriented broadcast Radio Radio
April 26 Gene Michael becomes New York Yankee manager for 2nd time
April 26 Rod Stewart is mugged, gunman steals his $50,000 Porsche
April 27 Nordiques 1-Isles 4-Semifinals-Isles hold 1-0 lead
April 27 Trial of John W. Hinckley, Jr. attempted assassin of Reagan, begins
April 29 17th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alabama, Barbara Mandrell
April 29 Alfredo Magana elected President of El Salvador
April 29 Nordiques 2-Isles 5-Semifinals-Isles hold 2-0 lead
April 30 Alvaro Magana chosen to succeed Jose N Duarte as President of El Salvador
April 30 Atlanta Braves win record 12th straight from beginning of season
April 30 Iranian offensive in Khusistan
May 1 108th Kentucky Derby: Ed Delahoussaye on Gato Del Sol wins in 2:02.4
May 1 1982 World's Fair in Knoxville, Tennessee opens
May 1 Nordiques 4-Isles 5 (OT)-semifinals-Isles hold 3-0 lead
May 2 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic
May 2 Falklands War: Argentine cruiser General Belgrano sunk by British submarine Conqueror, killing more than 350 men
May 3 ABC's All Talk network begins on radio (2 west coast stations)
May 3 New York Times reports that military will get 25% of NASA's budget
May 3 President Reagan begins 5 minute weekly radio broadcasts
May 4 British torpedo boat Sheffield off Falkland hit by Exocet rocket
May 4 Nordiques 2-Isles 4-Semifinals-Isles win series 4-0
May 4 Twins rookie outfielder Jim Eisenreich, who suffers from Tourette's Syndrome, removes himself, due to taunts from Red Sox bleacher fans
May 6 Seattle Mariner Gaylord Perry becomes 15th pitcher to win 300 games
May 7 Federal jury rules NFL violates antitrust laws in preventing
May 7 IBM releases PC-DOS version 1.1
May 7 "Is There Life after High School?" opens at Barrymore New York City for 12 performances
May 7 Oakland Raiders to move to Los Angeles
May 7 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
May 8 Canucks 5-Isles 6 (OT)-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 1-0 lead
May 9 "9" opens at 46th St. Theater New York City for 739 performances
May 9 Arthur Kopit's musical "Nine," premieres in New York City
May 9 Sally Little wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
May 10 WABC joins ABC's All Talk radio network
May 10 WABC New York City plays its last record, John Lennon's Imagine
May 11 Canucks 4-Isles 6-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 2-0 lead
May 12 FC Barcelona wins 22nd Europe Cup II
May 12 In Fatima Portugal, a Spanish priest with a bayonet is stopped prior to his attempt to attack Pope John Paul II
May 12 Pulitzer prize awarded to John Updike for 'Rabbit is Rich'
May 12 U.S. Football League forms
May 13 Braniff Airlines files for bankruptcy
May 13 Canucks 0-Isles 3-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 3-0 lead
May 13 Chicago Cubs win their 8,000th (beat Astros)
May 13 Soyuz T-5 is launched-Berezovoi and Lebedev for 211 days in space
May 13 Terri Lea Utley, 20, (Arkansas), crowned 31st Miss USA
May 14 Guinea adopts constitution
May 15 108th Preakness: Jack Kaenel aboard Aloma's Ruler wins in 1:55.4
May 16 "Barnum" closes at St. James Theater New York City after 854 performances
May 16 Columbia moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating in preparation for STS-4
May 16 "Is There Life after High School?" closes at Barrymore after 12 performances
May 16 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Michelob Golf Tournament
May 16 Salvador Jorge Blanco wins presidential election in Dominican Rep
May 16 Stanley Cup: New York Islanders sweep Vancouver Canucks in 4 games
May 18 Tigers outfielder Larry Herndon is 14th to hit 4 consecutive home runs
May 18 Unification Church founder Reverend Sun Myung Moon convicted of tax evasion
May 19 IFK Goteborg wins 11th UEFA Cup at Goteborg
May 19 Sophia Loren jailed in Naples for tax evasion
May 21 British troops lands on Falkland Islands
May 23 BBC warns Britain will bomb Argentina
May 23 Cathy Morse wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Charity Golf Classic
May 23 Colin Wilson rides a surfboard 294 miles
May 23 Pope John Paul II declares "Peerke" Donders divine
May 25 Ferguson Jenkins becomes 7th pitcher to strike out 3,000 batters
May 25 Iranian troops reconquer Khorramshar
May 25 STS-4 vehicle moves to launch pad
May 26 Aston Villa wins 27th Europe Cup 1 of Rotterdam
May 26 British ship Atlantic Conveyor and Coventry were hit in Falkland war
May 27 "Do Black Patent Leather Shoes..." opens at Alvin New York City for 5 performances
May 27 John McMullen buys NHL Colorodo Rockies and gets approval to move to New Jersey
May 28 Leonard Maltin's 1st appearance on Entertainment Tonight
May 28 Pope John Paul II is 1st pope to visit Great Britain
May 29 "I Know What Boys Like," by The Waitresses hits #62
May 29 Pentagon plans 1st strategy to fight a nuclear war
May 30 Closest Indy 500, Gordon Johncock beats Rick Mears by 0.16 seconds
May 30 "Do Black Patent Leather Shoes..." closes at Alvin New York City after 5 perf
May 30 Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
May 30 Spain becomes 16th member of NATO
May 31 "Best Little Whorehouse in Tx" opens at Eugene O'Neill New York City for 63 perf
June 1 Rickey Henderson is fastest to reach 50 stolen bases in a year
June 2 "Blues in the Night" opens at Rialto Theater New York City for 53 performances
June 3 55th National Spelling Bee: Molly Dieveney wins spelling psoriasis
June 3 Israeli ambassador Shlomo Argov seriously wounded by Palestinians
June 4 Israel attacks targets in south Lebanon
June 4 "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan," released in USA
June 5 114th Belmont: Laffit Pincay, Jr. aboard Conquistador Cielo wins in 2:28
June 5 52nd French Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Andrea Jaeger, 76 61
June 5 "Murphy's Law" by Cheri hits #39
June 5 Waterfront streetcar begins operating in Seattle
June 6 30,000 Israeli troops invade Lebanon to drive out PLO
June 6 36th Tony Awards: Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby and Nine win
June 6 52nd French Mens Tennis: Mats Wilander beats G Vilas (16 76 60 64)
June 6 Bernard Glassman, installed as abbot of Zen Center of NY
June 6 Joanne Carner wins LPGA McDonald 's Golf Classic
June 7 16th Music City News Country Awards: Barbara Mandrell
June 7 Habres rebel army occupies capital of Chad, N'djamena
June 7 Los Angeles Dodger Steve Garvey is 5th to play in 1,000 consecutive games
June 7 New York Mets draft Dwight Gooden, Roger McDowell and Randy Myers
June 7 President Reagan meets Pope John Paul II and Queen Elizabeth
June 7 Steve Garvey plays in his 1,000th consecutive game and goes 0-for-4
June 8 36th NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat Philadelphia 76ers, 4 games to 2
June 8 Brazilian B-727 flight crashes into mountain; 135 die
June 8 Emmy 9th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 3rd time
June 8 Reagan addresses joint session of British Parliament
June 9 General Efrain Rios Montt declares himself president of Guatemala
June 9 Israel wipes out Syrian SAM missiles in Bekaa Valley
June 10 Battle of Sultan Yakoub - 3 IDF members captured
June 10 Israeli troops reach outskirts of Beirut
June 10 John N McMahon replaces Bobby R Inman becomes deputy director of CIA
June 10 "Taxi," last airs on ABC, moves to NBC in the fall
June 11 Israel and Syria stop fighting in Lebanon
June 11 Larry Holmes TKOs Gerry Cooney in 13 for heavyweight boxing title
June 11 Movie "ET the Extra-Terrestrial" released (highest grossing film)
June 11 Pope John Paul II visits Argentina
June 12 750,000 anti-nuclear demonstrators, rally in Central Park New York City
June 12 Battle of Mount Longdon, Falkland Islands
June 12 Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel perform in Rotterdam
June 13 28th LPGA Championship won by Jan Stephenson
June 13 Fahd becomes king of Saudi Arabia when King Khalid dies at 69
June 14 Argentina surrenders to Britain on Falkland Is, ends 74-day conflict
June 15 Riots in Argentina after Falklands/Malvinas defeat
June 15 Supreme Court rules all children, regardless of citizenship, are entitled to a public education
June 16 Britain requests Argentina arrange for return of prisoners
June 17 President Galtieri resigns after leading Argentina to defeat
June 17 President Reagan 1st United Nations General Assembly address, "evil empire" speech
June 18 ABC's All Talk radio network expands to 22 stations
June 18 Voting Rights Act of 1965 extended by Senate by 85-8 vote
June 20 82nd U.S. Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 282 at Pebble Beach GL California
June 20 Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin arrives in Washington
June 20 Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
June 20 Pete Rose is 5th to appear in 3,000 games (Cobb, Musial, Aaron, Yaz)
June 21 John Hinckley found not guilty of 1981 attempted assassination of President Reagan by reason of insanity
June 21 Paul McCartney releases "Take it Away"
June 21 Washington D.C. jury finds John Hinckley, Jr. innocent by insanity
June 22 Manhattan institutes bus-only lanes
June 22 Pete Rose gets his 3,772nd hit, moves past Aaron into 2nd place
June 22 Prince Chuck and Lady Di take Prince William home from hospital
June 22 Susan Lea Hammett, of Miss, 18, crowned 25th America's Junior Miss
June 23 -117 degrees F; All time low at South Pole
June 23 "Cleavage" opens and closes at Playhouse Theater New York City
June 23 Himmy, of Australia, weighs in at domestic cat record 20.7 kg (45 lb)
June 23 Intelligence Identities Protection Act (Public Law 97-200)
June 23 Mary Hart joins Entertainment Tonight
June 24 Equal Rights Amendment goes down to defeat
June 24 Jean-Loup Chretien, 1st spacionaut, 2 others, lift off (Soyuz T-16)
June 24 Soyuz T-6 Launch (U.S.S.R.)
June 24 Supreme Court rules President can't be sued for actions in office
June 25 Secretary of State Alexander Haig, Jr. resigns, replaced by George Schultz
June 26 Carlos Lopes runs Europe record 10k (27:34.39)
June 26 Marie Osmond marries Steve Craig
June 26 U.S. vetos United Nations Security Council resolution for a limited withdrawal from Beirut of Israeli and Palestine Liberation Organization forces
June 27 "Dancin'" closes at Broadhurst Theater New York City after 1,774 performances
June 27 "Play Me a Country Song" opens and closes at Virginia Theater New York City
June 27 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
June 27 STS-4 Launch (Columbia)
June 28 Prince Chuck and Lady Di name their baby "William"
June 29 Voting Rights Act of 1965 extended
June 30 Federal Equal Rights Amendment fails 3 states short of ratification
June 30 "Lena Horne: Lady, Music" closes at Nederlander New York City after 333 performances
June 30 New Jersey NHL franchise officially named Devils by fan balloting, runner-up names are Blades, Meadowlanders and Americans
June 30 Orbiter Challenger (OV-099) rolled out at Palmdale
July 1 2,100 Unification church couples wed in New York City
July 1 ABC national music radio network scheduled premiere (never happened)
July 1 Cal Ripken's 1st game
July 1 Challenger moves overland to Dryden
July 1 General Reynaldo Bignone sworn in as president of Argentina
July 1 Kosmos 1383, 1st search and rescue satellite, launched
July 1 Over 2000 Unification Church couples marry at New York MSG
July 1 PEC Swells '82 soccer team forms in Swells
July 2 Larry Walters using lawn chair and 42 helium balloons, rose to 16,000'
July 2 Soyuz T-6 returns to Earth
July 3 89th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats C Evert (61 36 62)
July 4 10th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Sandra Haynie
July 4 4th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 4 lands at Edwards AFB
July 4 96th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: J Connors beats J McEnroe (36 63 67 76 64)
July 4 Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado elected president of Mexico
July 4 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
July 4 Yankees bat out of order against Indians in 1st inning
July 5 Challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Ellington AFB, Texas
July 5 ICC Trophy record p/ship, 257 Schoonheim/Liffman, Hol vs. Malay
July 7 David Moorcroft of U.K. sets record for 5000 m, 13:00.41
July 7 Steve Scott of U.S. runs mile in a record 3:47.69
July 8 "7 Brides for 7 Brothers" opens at Alvin Theater New York City for 5 performances
July 8 Billy Martin records his 1,000th career win as a manager
July 9 Botham scores 208 in 225 balls, England vs. India at The Oval
July 9 Margaret Thatcher begins her 2nd term as British prime minster
July 9 Pan Am Boeing 727 crashes in Kenner, Louisiana, killing 153
July 10 Miguel Vasquez makes 1st public quadruple somersault on trapeze
July 10 Rangers Larry Parrish hits his 3rd grand slam of the week
July 10 Samuel Morses "Gallery of the Louvre" sells for $3,250,000
July 10 Zimbabwe beats Bermuda by 5 wickets to win ICC Trophy
July 11 3rd U.S. Seniors Golf Open: Miller Barber
July 11 "7 Brides for 7 Brothers" closes at Alvin Theater New York City after 5 performances
July 11 Hollis Stacy wins West Virginia LPGA Golf Classic
July 11 Italy beats West Germany 3-1 for soccer's 12th World Cup in Madrid
July 12 Britain announces it is returning 593 Argentine POWs
July 13 53rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-1 at Olympic Stadium, Montreal
July 13 All star MVP: Dave Conception (Cincinnati Reds)
July 13 Train crash at Aalter Belgium, 5 killed
July 15 Columbia flies to Kennedy Space Center via Dyess AFB, Texas
July 15 Senate confirms George Shultz as 60th sec of state by vote of 97-0
July 16 George P. Shultz sworn in as minister of Foreign affairs
July 16 NASA launches Landsat 4 to thematic map the Earth
July 16 Sun Myung Moon sentenced to 18 months for tax fraud
July 18 111th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 284 at Royal Troon
July 18 "Blues in the Night" closes at Rialto Theater New York City after 53 performances
July 18 Sally Little wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
July 19 1st annual Cracker Jack Oldtimers Classic 75-year-old Luke Appling hits a 250-foot home run off Warren Spahn, AL beats NL 7-2
July 19 1st Old Timer's All star classic - AL wins 7-2 in Washington D.C.
July 19 Bolivian government resigns
July 19 David S. Dodge becomes 1st American hostage in Lebanon
July 20 Bombs planted by Irish Republican Army explode in 2 London parks
July 20 IRA bomb attacks in London
July 20 T Macauly and D Vosburghs musical "Windy City," premieres in London
July 21 France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island
July 22 Academic Text Processing Service forms in Seattle
July 22 Biggest mass wedding, Reverend Sun Myung Moon weds 2,200 couples in New York City
July 23 FCC approves AM stereo radio, KTSA San Antonio goes stereo
July 23 International Whaling Comn votes for total ban on coml whaling (starting 1985)
July 24 "Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" closes at E O'Neill New York City after 63 performances
July 24 KHJ (LA) and KFRC (SF) become 2nd and 3rd stereo AM stations
July 25 20th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats Germany in Santa Clara USA (3-0)
July 25 37th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Janet Anderson
July 25 France performs nuclear Test
July 26 Canada's Anik D1 Comsat launched by U.S. Delta rocket
July 26 Karen Dianne Baldwin, 18, of Canada, crowned 31st Miss Universe
July 27 California catches A's Rickey Henderson stealing 3 times
July 27 Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi 1st visit to U.S. in almost 11 years
July 27 Menken and Ashman's musical "Little Shop of Horrors," premieres in New York City
July 29 Andy Taylor of rock group Duran Duran weds Tracie Wilson
July 30 Atlanta Braves remove Chief Noc-A-Homa to make room for more seats
July 30 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear Test
July 31 46 kids and 7 adults die as 2 buses and several cars collide in France
July 31 Car/bus collision near Beaune, France, 53 die
July 31 Finland, Italy, Germany, Austria and France form American European Football Federation (AEFF)
July 31 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear Test
August 1 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Columbia Savings Golf Classic
August 1 Greg Louganis, U.S. becomes 1st diver to score 700 (752.67) in 11 dives
August 1 Heavy Israeli air bombardment on Beirut
August 1 Petra Schneider swims world record 400m medley (4:36.10)
August 2 Oakland's Rickey Henderson steals his 100th base of the season
August 2 Roger Ebert's Movie News premieres on ABC FM network
August 3 Clyde King replaces Gene Michaels as New York Yankee manager
August 4 New York Met Joel Youngblood singles in Chicago day game, he is traded, then singles for Expos in Philadelphia night game
August 5 Stephabue Hix, of Alabama, 18, crowned Miss National Teen-Ager
August 5 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
August 6 22nd Curtis Cup: U.S., 14 -3
August 6 California Doug DeCinces hits 3 home runs again in game
August 6 WQXI, Atlanta, is 1st to use Harris Corp AM stereo system
August 8 64th PGA Championship: Ray Floyd shoots a 272 at Southern Hills Tulsa
August 8 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
August 11 Twins Terry Felton loses and runs career to 0-14 (en route to 0-16)
August 11 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
August 12 Heavy Israeli bombardement of Beirut
August 14 Atlanta snaps an 11-game losing streak with a 6-5 win over Padres
August 14 Iran "Ramadan-offensive" in Iraq
August 14 Pete Rose (Phillies) 12,365 at bat sets record (passes Aaron)
August 15 Beth Daniel wins LPGA WUI Golf Classic
August 15 Equatorial Guinea adopts constitution
August 17 Los Angeles Dodgers beat Chicago Cubs, 6-5, in 21 innings (game completed 8/18)
August 17 South Bend, Indiana jury acquits self-avowed racist Joseph Paul Franklin
August 18 Longest baseball game at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois, ends after 22 innings - before Los Angeles Dodgers beat Cubs 2-1 (game started Aug 17th)
August 18 Los Angeles Dodgers beat Chicago Cubs, 6-5, in 21 innings (game started 8/17)
August 18 NYSE sets trading record of 132,690,000 shares traded
August 18 Pete Rose sets record with his 13,941st plate appearance
August 19 Renaldo Nehemiah of U.S. sets record for 110 m hurdles, 12.93 sec
August 19 Soyuz T-7 launched, Svetlana Savtiskaya 2nd woman in space
August 20 Don Lever becomes 1st captain of New Jersey Devils
August 20 U.S. Marines land in Beirut, Lebanon
August 21 Palestinian terrorists are dispersed from Beirut
August 21 Rollie Fingers (Brewers) becomes 1st pitcher to get save #300
August 22 General Ariel Sharon urges Palestinians to discuss peaceful coexistence
August 22 Israeli General Ariel Sharon urges Palestinians to discuss peace
August 22 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Chevrolet World Championship of Women's Golf
August 23 Lebanese falangist leader Bechir Gemayel elected as president
August 23 Seattle Mariner pitcher Gaylord Perry ejected for throwing a spitter
August 23 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
August 24 KC's John Wathan steals 31st en route to 36 base for catcher's record
August 26 NASA launches Telesat-F
August 27 Rickey Henderson steals 119th base of season breaks Lou Brock's mark
August 27 Soyuz T-7 returns to Earth
August 28 "Sugar Babies" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City after 1208 performances
August 28 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
August 29 38 degrees F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in August
August 29 George Brett gets his 1,500th hit
August 29 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic
August 29 Steve Miller's "Abracadabra" hits #1
August 30 PLO leader Yasser Arafat leaves Beirut
August 31 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
September 1 Caryl Churchill's "Top Girls," premieres in London
September 1 Max speedometer reading mandated at 85 MPH
September 1 Mexico President Lopez Portillo nationalizes banks
September 1 Palestinian Liberation Organization leaves Lebanon
September 2 Rolling Stone Keith Richard's house burns down
September 3 Jorgensen government in Denmark resigns
September 4 Arson fire engulfs apt-hotel in LA, 25 die
September 4 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
September 5 82nd U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Jay Sigel
September 5 Eddie Hill sets propeller-driven boat water speed record of 229 mph
September 6 Dutch Internal minister Mr. M Red assigns BVD to spy on communists
September 6 Jerry Lewis' 17th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $28,400,000
September 6 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
September 6 Paul McCartney releases "Tug of War"
September 6 Pittsburgh Pirates retire Willie Stargell's number
September 6 Polish dissidents seize Polish Embassy in Bern, Switzerland
September 8 Dutch social dem party wins elections, fascist enters Dutch parliament
September 9 Columbia mated with SRBs and external tank in preparation for STS-5
September 9 Conestoga 1, 1st private commercial rocket, makes suborbital flight
September 9 "Your Arms are Too Short..." opens at Alvin New York City for 69 performances
September 10 Decca releases Beatle audition "Complete Silver Beatles" album
September 11 96th U.S. Womens Tennis: C E L Mills beats Hana Mandlikova (63 61)
September 11 Chris Evert wins her 6th and final U.S. Open Tennis match at West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills NY
September 11 Debbie Maffett (Calif), 25, crowned 55th Miss America 1983
September 12 102nd U.S. Mens Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Ivan Lendl (63 62 46 64)
September 12 Gerard Nijboer (2:15:16) and Rosa Mota (2:36:04) win marathon
September 12 Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic
September 13 50 die in Spantax Airlines DC-10 on takeoff from Malaga, Spain
September 13 Joe Lefevre gets 6 hits in one baseball game
September 14 36" snow Red Lodge, Montana
September 14 Cindy Nicholas of Canada makes her 19th swim of English Channel
September 14 Trevor Baxter sets skateboard high jump record of 5' 5.7"
September 15 1st issue of "USA Today" published by Gannett Co Inc
September 15 Israeli forces began pouring into west Beirut
September 15 Pope John Paul II receives PLO leader Yasser Arafat
September 16 Massacre of 1000+ Palestinian refugees at Chatila and Sabra begins
September 17 New Jersey Devils 1st exhibition game, beating Caps 3-1 in Hershey Pa
September 18 Christian militia begin massacre of 600 Palestinians in Lebanon
September 19 34th Emmy Awards: Hill St. Blue, Barney Miller, Alan Alda and Carol Kane
September 19 New Orleans Saints 1st road shutout victory beating Chicago Bears 10-0
September 19 Sandra Haynie/Kathy McMullen wins Portland Ping Team Golf Championship
September 19 Streetcars stop running on Market St. after 122 years of service
September 20 Jalaluddin takes a one-day hat-trick Pakistan vs. Australia
September 20 NFL players begin a 57 day strike
September 21 2,251 turn out to see Expos play New York Mets at Shea Stadium
September 21 Devils beat Rangers 3-2 in exhibition; 1st hockey in Meadowlands, New Jersey
September 21 NFL players begin a 57 day strike
September 21 STS-5 vehicle moves to launch pad
September 22 Duleep Mendis completes twin cricket tons for Sri Lanka vs. India
September 22 SF's cable cars made a final run before closing down for 20-month
September 23 Amin Gemayel sworn in as president of Lebanon
September 23 "Doll's Life" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City for 5 performances
September 23 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
September 24 Tennis great Bjorn Borg retires at 26
September 24 U.S., Italian and French peacekeeping troops begin arriving in Lebanon
September 25 Northwestern ends 34 football game losing streak, beats No Illinois 31-6
September 25 Penn prison guard George Banks kills 13 (5 were his own children)
September 25 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
September 26 "Doll's Life" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City after 5 performances
September 26 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
September 27 Cards clinching NL East title
September 27 Filming begins on "Never Say Never Again"
September 27 Jan Wolkers awarded but refuses Constantine Huygens-prize
September 27 John Palmer becomes news anchor of Today Show
September 28 1st reports appear of death from cyanide-laced Tylenol capsules
September 28 NASA launches Intelsat V
September 29 1st broadcast of "Cheers" on NBC-TV
September 29 Cyanide laced Tylenol capsules kills 7 in Chicago
September 29 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
September 30 National railroad strike in Belgium
October 1 EPCOT Center opens in Orlando, Florida
October 1 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
October 1 West Germany's Parliament ousts Helmut Schmidt for Helmut Kohl
October 2 Bomb attack in Teheran, kills 60, injures 700
October 3 Cox 4 rowing record set at 12:52 for 99 miles (Geneva, Switzerland)
October 3 Milwaukee whips Baltimore 10-2 to win AL East championship
October 3 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Inamori Golf Classic
October 3 Record 11,763 start a 186 mile cross-country race near Stockholm
October 3 Scott Weiland runs Detroit marathon backwards in less than 5 hours
October 4 Helmut Kohl elected chancellor of West Germany
October 5 1st New Jersey Devils game, tie the Pitts Penguins 3-3 at the Meadowlands
October 5 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
October 5 Hernan Siles Zuazo appointed president of Bolivia
October 5 Unmanned rocket sled reaches 9,851 kph at White Sands, New Mexico
October 6 Auburn's Al Del Greco kicks 6 field goals
October 6 Fokker's Fellowship crashes at Moerdijk, Netherlands, 17-22 die
October 7 "Cats" opens at Winter Garden Theater New York City for 5000+ performances
October 7 Olof Palme forms Swedish government
October 8 New Jersey Devils 1st victory, beating New York Rangers 3-2 at Meadowlands
October 8 Poland bans Solidarity and all labor unions
October 9 Attack on synagouge in Rome, 1 dead
October 10 Brewers beat Angels in ALCS
October 10 Hernan Siles Zuazo installed as president of Bolivia
October 10 Pope John Paul II canonizes Reverend M Kolbe, who volunteered to die in place of another inmate at Auschwitz concentration camp, a saint
October 10 U.S. imposes sanctions against Poland for banning Solidarity trade union
October 11 16th Country Music Association Award: Willie Nelson and Ricky Skagg
October 11 English ship Mary Rose, which sank during an engagement with France in 1545, raised at Portsmouth, England
October 11 Riot in Amsterdam as tram catches fire
October 12 38.6 cm (15.2") of rainfall, Angoon Alaska (state record)
October 12 Milwaukee Brewer Paul Molitor getrs world sereis record 5 hits
October 13 IOC restores 2 gold medals from 1912 Olympics to Jim Thorpe
October 13 New Jersey Devils 1st short handed goal-Don Lever
October 14 6,000 Unification church couples wed in Korea
October 14 Islanders assessed 108 penality minutes Penguins 125 (233 total)
October 14 New York Islanders greatest shutout margin (9-0) vs Pittsburgh Penguins
October 14 President Reagan proclaims war against drugs
October 16 Devils 1st road victory 6-5 over Penguins
October 16 Mount Palomar Observatory 1st to detect Halley's comet on 13th return
October 16 Shultz warns U.S. will withdraw from United Nations if they vote to exclude Israel
October 16 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
October 17 1st live orchestra on commerical network since 1954 (National Symphony)
October 17 Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation
October 17 Robin Yount is 1st to have 2 4-hit games in a World Series
October 17 Sam Shepard's "True West" premieres in New York City
October 17 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
October 19 Automaker John DeLorean arrested on cocaine charges (Not guilty)
October 20 Billy Martin fired as manager of Oakland A's
October 20 Nobel prize for economy awarded to George Stigler
October 20 Sri Lanka President Jayewardene re-elected
October 20 St. Louis Cardinals beat Mil Brewers, 4 games to 3 in 79th World Series
October 22 Gene Mauch resigns as manager of Angels
October 24 12th New York City Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:27:14
October 24 13th New York City Marathon won by Alberto Salazar in 2:09:29
October 24 "Rock 'n Roll!: The 1st..." opens at St. James Theater New York City for 9 performances
October 25 David Hookes scores Cricket century in 34 balls 43 minutes, SA vs. Victoria
October 26 Steve Carlton became 1st pitcher to win 4 Cy Young awards
October 26 U.S. budget deficit reaches more than $110 trillion for fiscal year 1982
October 27 China announces its population at 1 billion people plus
October 27 IBM ROM is capable of EGA graphics
October 28 NASA launches RCA-E
October 28 Spain's socialists win/communists lose elections
October 29 Car maker John DeLorean indicted for drug trafficking, later acquitted
October 29 Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson release "Girl is Mine"
October 30 Portugal revises constitution
October 31 Pope John Paul II becomes 1st pontiff to visit Spain
October 31 "Rock 'n Roll!: The 1st..." closes at St. James New York City after 9 performances
November 1 Andrew "Dice" Clay and George Wendt appear in "Trick or Treatment"
November 1 Major leagues vote not to renew Commissioner Bowie Kuhn's contract
November 2 Fire in Salung tunnel, Afghanistan, 1,000+ Russians die
November 2 Nayoko Yoshikawa wins LPGA Pioneer Cup Golf Tournament
November 3 Detroit blocks 20 Cleveland Cav shots tying NBA regulation game record
November 3 Pete Vuckovich becomes Milwaukee's 2nd consecutive AL Cy Young
November 4 Ruud Lubbers becomes Dutch premier
November 5 Cleveland Cavaliers lose 24th consecutive game (NBA record)
November 5 George Harrison releases "Gone Troppo" album
November 6 Joe Altobelli succeeds Earl Weaver as Oriole manager
November 7 Liz Taylor's 7th divorce (John Warner)
November 7 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
November 7 Turkey adopts constitution
November 7 "Your Arms are Too Short to Box" closes at Alvin New York City after 69 performances
November 9 Brewers' Robin Yount wins AL MVP, unanimously
November 9 Sugar Ray Leonard retires for 1st time
November 10 IMF lends Mexico $3.8 billion due to threatened bankrupcy
November 10 Susan Cooper/Hume Cronyns "Foxfire," premieres in New York City
November 11 30th time Islanders shut-out-2-0 vs North Stars
November 11 5th space shuttle mission-Columbia 5-launched 1st coml flight
November 11 Gas explosion in Israeli army headquarters by Tyrus; kills 60
November 11 Joe Altobelli succeeds retiring Earl Weaver as Oriole manager
November 11 Solidarity leader Lech Walesa is let out of jail in Poland
November 12 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
November 12 U.S.S.R. KGB-chief Yuri V Andropov succeeds Leonid Brezhnev as U.S.S.R. leader
November 12 Zaheer Abbas gets his 100th 100 in Test Cricket vs. India, goes to 215
November 13 Korean boxer Duk Koo Kim fatally injured when KOed by Ray Mancini
November 13 Vietnam War Memorial dedicated in Washington D.C.
November 14 Polish Solidarity chairman Lech Walesa freed
November 15 Funeral services held in Moscow's Red Square for Leonid I Brezhnev
November 16 5th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 5-lands at Edwards AFB
November 16 Aggrement reached ending 57 day football strike
November 16 Space Shuttle Columbia completes its 1st operational flight
November 16 Tom Stoppard's "Real Thing," premieres in London
November 17 Dale Murphy wins NL MVP
November 18 Mariasela Alvarez of Dominican Republic, crowned 32nd Miss World
November 20 Drew Barrymore at age 7 hosts Saturday Night Live
November 22 Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB, Texas
November 23 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB and mated for STS-6
November 23 FCC drops limits on duration and frequency of TV ads
November 23 New York Islanders and Minnesota North Stars play to an 8-8 tie
November 24 Orioles Cal Ripken is named AL Rookie of Year
November 24 Yasuhiro Nakasone succeeds Zenko Suzuki as premier of Japan
November 26 Clyde King named Yankee manager
November 26 Howard Cossell calls his last fight after being disgusted by Larry Holmes-Tex Cobb mismatch
November 26 Yasuhiro Nakasone elected Prime Minister of Japan succeeding Zenko Suzuki
November 27 5th time Rangers shut-out Islanders 3-0
November 27 Kepler Wessels scores century in 1st Test Cricket (162 vs. England)
November 28 70th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Toronto Argonauts, 32-16
November 28 71st Davis Cup: USA beats France in Grenoble (4-1)
November 28 "Pirates of Penzance" closes at Uris Theater New York City after 772 performances
November 29 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
November 30 STS-6 vehicle moves to launch pad
November 30 U.S. submarine Thomas Edison collides with U.S. Navy destroyer in So China Sea
November 30 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test
December 1 Dentist Barney B Clark gets 1st artificial heart
December 1 Michael Jackson releases 'Thriller'
December 1 Miguel de la Madrid inaugurated as President of Mexico
December 2 1st permanent artificial heart successfully implanted (University of Utah) in retired dentist Barney Clark; lived 112 days with Jarvic-7 heart
December 3 1st New Jersey Devil hat-trick (Steve Tambellini) defeat Hartford 5-4
December 3 35.7 cm rainfall at Big Fork, Arkansas (state record)
December 3 77 degrees F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in December
December 3 New Jersey Devils 1st hat trick (Steve Tambellini)
December 3 Tommy Hearns wins WBC Welterweight title in decision over Benitez
December 4 48th Heisman Trophy Award: Herschel Walker, Georgia (RB)
December 4 China adopts its constitution
December 4 Police and racist demonstrators clash in Antwerp
December 5 Cleveland Browns' Brian Sipe sets club record with 33 pass completions
December 5 Herschel Walker of Georgia wins Heisman Trophy
December 5 Ingrid Berghmans (Netherlands) retains judo's world championship
December 5 Mel Gray ends NFL streak of 121 consecutive game receptions
December 5 Seattle Baptist Church declares sanctuary for Central American refugees
December 5 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
December 6 11 soldiers and 6 civilians die by bomb planted by Irish National Liberation Army exploded in a pub in Ballykelly, Northern Ireland
December 6 Bomb attack on Londonderry, North Ireland disco, 17 killed
December 6 Senator Ted and Joan Kennedy divorce
December 7 Suriname army under Desi Bouterse fires on radio station building
December 8 Clark Gilles fails in 7th Islander penalty shot
December 8 Demanding an end to nuclear weapons, Norman Mayer, held Washington Monument hostage. After 10 hours, police kill him he had no explosives
December 8 "Herman Van Veen: All of Him" opens at Ambassador New York City for 6 performances
December 8 Suriname army leader Bouterse murders 15 opponents
December 9 Mary-Beth and William Hurt divorce
December 10 Heavyweight Michael Doakes KOs Mike Weaver in 1:03 in Las Vegas
December 10 Soyuz T-5 returns to Earth, 211 days after take-off
December 12 57th Australian Womens Tennis: C Evert beats M Navratilova (63 26 63)
December 12 $9,800,000 in cash stolen from money transport car in New York City
December 12 "Herman Van Veen: All of Him" closes at Ambassador New York City after 6 perf
December 12 Joanne Carner/John Mahaffey wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
December 13 71st Australian Mens Tennis: Johan Kriek beats Steve Denton (63 63 62)
December 13 Earthquake hits Northern Yemen; 2,000 die
December 14 Marcel Dionne, LA, becomes 9th NHLer to score 500 goals
December 15 Bill Parcells becomes 12th head coach of New York Giants
December 15 Roy Williams, Teamsters president, and 4 others convicted of bribery
December 15 Sao Tome and Principe constitution approved
December 15 Spain reopens border with Gibraltar
December 16 Tom Seaver agrees to new contract with Mets
December 18 Flight readiness firing of Challenger's main engines; 20 seconds
December 22 William Mastrosimones "Extremities," premieres in New York City
December 24 Chaminade, with a student body of only 850 students, beats #1 ranked Virginia 77-72 in a Honolulu holiday basketball classic
December 25 Mudassar Nazar scores century, then Imran rips through Indians
December 26 TIME's Man of the Year is a computer
December 26 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
December 27 Imran Khan 8-60 to bring innings victory vs. India at Karachi
December 29 Bob Marley postage stamp issued in Jamaica
December 29 Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant ends his career with Alabama (323 wins)
December 30 Anthony Shaffers "Whodunnit," premieres in New York City
December 30 England defeat Australia by three runs at cricket MCG
December 30 U.S. Assay Office in New York City, New York closes
December 31 CBS Mystery Theater final episode on radio after 8 years
December 31 NBC radio cancels almost all of its network daily features
December 31 TV soap "Doctors" ends 19 year run