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Clockwise from top-left: the Syrian Arab Army and the Defense Companies besiege the city of Hama, killing 350-400 civilians; the compact disc (CD) is introduced; during the filming of Twilight Zone: The Movie, a Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopter crashes at Indian Dunes, killing actor Vic Morrow and child actors Myca Dinh Le and Renee Shin-Yi Chen; Steven Spielberg releases E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial which becomes the highest-grossing film of the decade; the 1982 FIFA World Cup is held in Spain and is won by Italy; Michael Jackson releases his sixth studio album, Thriller, which becomes the best-selling album of all time; Israel invades Lebanon again; Argentina invades Falkland Islands, which starts the Falklands War. 1982 Events Collage.jpg
Clockwise from top-left: the Syrian Arab Army and the Defense Companies besiege the city of Hama, killing 350–400 civilians; the compact disc (CD) is introduced; during the filming of Twilight Zone: The Movie , a Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopter crashes at Indian Dunes, killing actor Vic Morrow and child actors Myca Dinh Le and Renee Shin-Yi Chen; Steven Spielberg releases E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial which becomes the highest-grossing film of the decade; the 1982 FIFA World Cup is held in Spain and is won by Italy; Michael Jackson releases his sixth studio album, Thriller , which becomes the best-selling album of all time; Israel invades Lebanon again; Argentina invades Falkland Islands, which starts the Falklands War.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
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1982 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1982
MCMLXXXII
Ab urbe condita 2735
Armenian calendar 1431
ԹՎ ՌՆԼԱ
Assyrian calendar 6732
Baháʼí calendar 138–139
Balinese saka calendar 1903–1904
Bengali calendar 1389
Berber calendar 2932
British Regnal year 30  Eliz. 2   31  Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2526
Burmese calendar 1344
Byzantine calendar 7490–7491
Chinese calendar 辛酉年 (Metal  Rooster)
4679 or 4472
     to 
壬戌年 (Water  Dog)
4680 or 4473
Coptic calendar 1698–1699
Discordian calendar 3148
Ethiopian calendar 1974–1975
Hebrew calendar 5742–5743
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2038–2039
 - Shaka Samvat 1903–1904
 - Kali Yuga 5082–5083
Holocene calendar 11982
Igbo calendar 982–983
Iranian calendar 1360–1361
Islamic calendar 1402–1403
Japanese calendar Shōwa 57
(昭和57年)
Javanese calendar 1914–1915
Juche calendar 71
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4315
Minguo calendar ROC 71
民國71年
Nanakshahi calendar 514
Thai solar calendar 2525
Tibetan calendar 阴金鸡年
(female Iron-Rooster)
2108 or 1727 or 955
     to 
阳水狗年
(male Water-Dog)
2109 or 1728 or 956
Unix time 378691200 – 410227199

1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1982nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 982nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 82nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1980s decade.

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Helsinki Metro train in 1982

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Falklands War</span> Undeclared war between Argentina and the United Kingdom in 1982

The Falklands War was a ten-week undeclared war between Argentina and the United Kingdom in 1982 over two British dependent territories in the South Atlantic: the Falkland Islands and its territorial dependency, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. The conflict began on 2 April 1982, when Argentina invaded and occupied the Falkland Islands, followed by the invasion of South Georgia the next day. On 5 April, the British government dispatched a naval task force to engage the Argentine Navy and Air Force before making an amphibious assault on the islands. The conflict lasted 74 days and ended with an Argentine surrender on 14 June, returning the islands to British control. In total, 649 Argentine military personnel, 255 British military personnel, and three Falkland Islanders were killed during the hostilities.

HMS <i>Invincible</i> (R05) 1980 Invincible-class light aircraft carrier

HMS Invincible was the Royal Navy's lead ship of her class of three light aircraft carriers. She was launched on 3 May 1977 as the seventh ship to carry the name. She was originally designated as an anti-submarine warfare carrier, but was used as an aircraft carrier during the Falklands War, when she was deployed with HMS Hermes. She took over as flagship of the British fleet when Hermes was sold to India. Invincible was also deployed in the Yugoslav Wars and the Iraq War. In 2005, she was decommissioned, and was eventually sold for scrap in February 2011.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">1982 in aviation</span> List of aviation-related events in 1982

This is a list of aviation-related events from 1982.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Exocet</span> French anti-ship missile

The Exocet is a French-built anti-ship missile whose various versions can be launched from surface vessels, submarines, helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.

HMS <i>Cardiff</i> (D108) Type 42 destroyer

HMS Cardiff was a British Type 42 destroyer and the third ship of the Royal Navy to be named in honour of the Welsh capital city of Cardiff.

HMS <i>Arrow</i> (F173) Type 21 or Amazon-class frigate of the Royal Navy and Pakistan Navy

HMS Arrow was a Type 21 frigate of the Royal Navy.

HMS <i>Alacrity</i> (F174) Type 21 or Amazon-class frigate of the Royal Navy and Pakistan Navy

HMS Alacrity was a Type 21 frigate of the Royal Navy.

HMS <i>Ardent</i> (F184) 1977 Type 21 or Amazon-class frigate of the Royal Navy

HMS Ardent was a Royal Navy Type 21 frigate. Built by Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland. She was completed with Exocet launchers in 'B' position. Ardent took part in the Falklands War, where she was sunk by Argentine aircraft in the Falkland Sound on 21 May 1982.

HMS <i>Sheffield</i> (D80) Type 42 destroyer

HMS Sheffield was a Type 42 guided missile destroyer and the second Royal Navy ship to be named after the city of Sheffield in Yorkshire. Commissioned on 16 February 1975 the Sheffield was part of the Task Force 317 sent to the Falkland Islands during the Falklands War. She was struck and heavily damaged by an Exocet air-launched anti-ship missile from an Argentine Super Étendard aircraft on 4 May 1982 and foundered while under tow on 10 May 1982.

HMS <i>Antrim</i> (D18) County-class guided missile destroyer of the Royal Navy and Chilean Navy

HMS Antrim was a County-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy launched on 19 October 1967. In the Falklands War, she was the flagship for the recovery of South Georgia, participating in the first ever anti-submarine operation successfully conducted exclusively by helicopters. In 1984, she was commissioned into the Chilean Navy, and renamed Almirante Cochrane.

HMS <i>Glamorgan</i> (D19) County-class guided missile destroyer of the Royal Navy and Chilean Navy

HMS Glamorgan was a County-class destroyer of the Royal Navy with a displacement of 5,440 tonnes. The ship was built by Vickers-Armstrongs in Newcastle Upon Tyne and named after the Welsh county of Glamorgan.

SS <i>Atlantic Conveyor</i> British merchant navy ship

Atlantic Conveyor was a British merchant navy ship, registered in Liverpool, that was requisitioned during the Falklands War.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Boeing Chinook (UK variants)</span> Series of military transport helicopters

The Boeing Chinook is a large, tandem rotor helicopter operated by the Royal Air Force (RAF). A series of variants based on the United States Army's Boeing CH-47 Chinook, the RAF Chinook fleet is the largest outside the United States. RAF Chinooks have seen extensive service in the Falklands War, the Balkans, Northern Ireland, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

USS <i>Borie</i> (DD-704) Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer

USS Borie (DD-704), an Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for Adolph E. Borie, Secretary of the Navy under President Ulysses S. Grant.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">847 Naval Air Squadron</span> Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Squadron

847 Naval Air Squadron is a squadron of the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm. It operates AgustaWestland Wildcat AH.1 helicopters and provides armed reconnaissance and light transport support to 3 Commando Brigade Royal Marines. Along with 845 and 846 naval air squadrons, it forms part of the Commando Helicopter Force. The squadron was re-formed from 3 Commando Brigade Air Squadron on 1 September 1995.

Events from the year 1982 in the United Kingdom. The year was dominated by the Falklands War.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">British air services in the Falklands War</span>

This is a list of the units, aircraft and casualties of the British air services in the Falklands War. The numbers in bold are the number of aircraft used in the war, the numbers in brackets are the number of lost aircraft. For a list of air forces from Argentina, see Argentine air forces in the Falklands War.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Operation Mikado</span> Cancelled UK operation of the Falklands War

Operation Mikado was the code name of a military plan by the United Kingdom to use Special Air Service troops to attack the home base of Argentina's five Super Etendard strike fighters at Río Grande, Tierra del Fuego, during the 1982 Falklands War. Brigadier Peter de la Billière was in charge of planning the operation.

<i>Bravo November</i> RAF Chinook helicopter

Bravo November is the original identification code painted on a British Royal Air Force Boeing Chinook HC6A military serial number ZA718. It was one of the original 30 aircraft ordered by the RAF in 1978 and has been in service ever since. It has been upgraded several times in its history, now being designated as an HC6A airframe. It has seen action in every major operation involving the RAF in the helicopter's 39-year service life. Since 1982 it has served in the Falkland Islands, Lebanon, Germany, Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan. The aircraft has seen four of its pilots awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for actions whilst in command of Bravo November.

The Battle of San Carlos was a battle between aircraft and ships that lasted from 21 to 25 May 1982 during the British landings on the shores of San Carlos Water in the 1982 Falklands War. Low-flying land-based Argentine jet aircraft made repeated attacks on ships of the British Task Force.

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