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EVENTS IN HISTORY 1982
JAN 08 – AT&T agrees to diversify into 22 subdivisions
FEB 27 – Atlanta murderer Wayne Williams is sentenced to 2 life terms after being convicted of killing 2 young boys. His murder spree lasted from 1979-1981
MAR 10 – The US instates an Oil Embargo on Libyan oil imports alleging ties to terrorist groups
MAR 26 – Ground is broken in Washington DC for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
MAR 29Chariots of Fire wins the Academy Award for Best Picture
MAY 30 – Gordon Johncock wins the Indianapolis 500 by a mere 0.16 seconds over Rick Mears
JUN 08 – US President Ronald Reagan addresses a joint session of the British Parliament, becoming the first US President to do so
JUL 02 – “Lawn Chair Larry”, Larry Walters, uses weather balloons attached to a lawn chair to ascend 16,000 feat over Long Beach, California
JUL 16 – Cult leader Sun Myung Moon is sentenced to 18 moths in prison for tax fraud and conspiracy to obstruct, also being fined $25,000
AUG 20 – Multinational forces land in Beirut, Lebanon to oversee the withdrawal of PLO forces
SEP 03 – The policy of trickle down economics begins when speaker Tip O’Niel and US President Ronald Reagan agree on the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act
OCT 01 – Walt Disney World opens the world’s second largest theme park, Epcot Center
OCT 19 – DeLorean founder John DeLorean is arrested on charges of selling cocaine, he is subsequently found not giulty by reason of entrapment
NOV 13The Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial is dedicated in Washington DC
NOV 30 – The biggest selling album of all time, Thriller, is released by Michael Jackson
DEC 07 – The first execution by lethal injection is carried out in the Unites States by the state of Texas
SOURCE: Wikipedia

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BILLBOARD TOP 100 OF 1982

1 Physical Olivia Newton-John
2 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor
3 I Love Rock N’ Roll Joan Jett and The Blackhearts
4 Ebony And Ivory Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder
5 Centerfold J. Geils Band
6 Don’t You Want Me Human League
7 Jack And Diane John Cougar
8 Hurts So Good John Cougar
9 Abracadabra Steve Miller Band
10 Hard To Say I’m Sorry Chicago
11 Tainted Love Soft Cell
12 Chariots Of Fire Vangelis
13 Harden My Heart Quarterflash
14 Rosanna Toto
15 I Can’t Go For That Daryl Hall and John Oates
16 867-5309 (Jenny) Tommy Tutone
17 Key Largo Bertie Higgins
18 You Should Hear How She Talks About You Melissa Manchester
19 Waiting For A Girl Like You Foreigner
20 Don’t Talk To Strangers Rick Springfield
21 The Sweetest Thing Juice Newton
22 Always On My Mind Willie Nelson
23 Shake It Up Cars
24 Let It Whip Dazz Band
25 We Got The Beat Go-Go’s
26 The Other Woman Ray Parker Jr.
27 Turn Your Love Around George Benson
28 Sweet Dreams Air Supply
29 Only The Lonely Motels
30 Who Can It Be Now? Men At Work
31 Hold Me Fleetwood Mac
32 Eye In The Sky Alan Parsons Project
33 Let’s Groove Earth, Wind and Fire
34 Open Arms Journey
35 Leader Of The Band Dan Fogelberg
36 Leather And Lace Stevie Nicks and Don Henley
37 Even The Nights Are Better Air Supply
38 I’ve Never Been To Me Charlene
39 65 Love Affair Paul Davis
40 Heat Of The Moment Asia
41 Take It Easy On Me Little River Band
42 Pac-Man Fever Buckner and Garcia
43 That Girl Stevie Wonder
44 Private Eyes Daryl Hall and John Oates
45 Trouble Lindsey Buckingham
46 Making Love Roberta Flack
47 Love’s Been A Little Bit Hard On Me Juice Newton
48 Young Turks Rod Stewart
49 Freeze-Frame J. Geils Band
50 Keep The Fire Burnin’ REO Speedwagon
51 Do You Believe In Love Huey Lewis and The News
52 Cool Night Paul Davis
53 Caught Up In You 38 Special
54 Why Do Fools Fall In Love? Diana Ross
55 Love In The First Degree Alabama
56 Hooked On Classics Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
57 Wasted On The Way Crosby, Stills and Nash
58 Think I’m In Love Eddie Money
59 Love Is In Control Donna Summer
60 Personally Karla Bonoff
61 Owe Hundred Ways Quincy Jones
62 Blue Eyes Elton John
63 Our Lips Are Sealed Go-Go’s
64 You Could Have Been Wih Me Sheena Easton
65 You Can Do Magic America
66 Did It In A Minute Daryl Hall and John Oates
67 I Ran A Flock Of Seagulls
68 Somebody’s Baby Jackson Browne
69 Oh No Commodores
70 Take It Away Paul McCartney
71 It’s Gonna Take A Miracle Deneice Williams
72 Love Will Turn You Around Kenny Rogers
73 Don’t Stop Believin’ Journey
74 Comin’ In And Out Of Your Life Barbra Streisand
75 Gloria Laura Branigan
76 Empty Garden Elton John
77 Yesterday’s Songs Neil Diamond
78 Crimson And Clover Joan Jett and The Blackhearts
79 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic Police
80 Here I Am Air Supply
81 I Keep Forgettin’ Michael McDonald
82 Get Down On It Kool and The Gang
83 Any Day Now Ronnie Milsap
84 Make A Move On Me Olivia Newton-John
85 Take My Heart Kool and The Gang
86 Mirror Mirror Diana Ross
87 Vacation Go-Go’s
88 (Oh) Pretty Woman Van Halen
89 Should I Do It Pointer Sisters
90 Hot In The City Billy Idol
91 Kids In America Kim Wilde
92 Man On Your Mind Little River Band
93 What’s Forever For Michael Murphy
94 Waiting On A Friend Rolling Stones
95 Do I Do Stevie Wonder
96 Working For The Weekend Loverboy
97 Goin’ Down Greg Guidry
98 Arthur’s Theme Christopher Cross
99 Through The Years Kenny Rogers
100 Edge Of Seventeen Stevie Nicks
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