I am helping one organization in town to organize an event to celebrate their 25th Anniversary. In other words, back in 1982 a group of bright minds founded the organization. So I asked myself … what other big events happened in 1982? A couple of searches from Google and Wikipedia … and I found …
- The San Francisco 49ers defeat the Cincinnati Bengals 26-21 in Super Bowl XVI. Joe Montana Go Go Go !!!
- Syzygy: all 9 planets align on the same side of the Sun.
- Falklands War begins.
- The 1982 FIFA World Cup is opened in Spain.
- The Falklands War ends.
- Coca Cola introduces Diet Coca Cola
- Italy beats West Germany 3-1 to win the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain. Rossi rules !!
- Commodore 64 released !! My first Personal Computer !!
- The first Compact Discs (cd’s) are released to the public in Germany.
- Thriller album by Michael Jackson is released, becoming the biggest selling album of all time in entertainment history.
- Time Magazine’s Man of the Year is given for the first time to a non-human, the computer.