1982


 
   
The Wolves baseball team
 
TBAA Soccer
  In the pool with my friend
Ed Casey
  Playing with Domino Rally

 

Sports History
..Philadelphia Phillies (MBL) ..89-73 ..
..Philadelphia Flyers (NHL) ..38-31-11 ..
..Philadelphia Eagles (NFL) ..3-6
..Philadelphia 76ers (NBA) ..58-24
...Philadelphia Fever (MISL) soccer ..58-24
..Penn State (College Football) ..5-6
..North Carolina (College Basketball) ..(growing up I was a huge Tar Heel fan)
..32-2 ..National Champions


What Happened This Year?
01/07/1982 - "Fame" premieres on NBC TV
01/13/1982 - Hank Aaron & Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame
01/22/1982 - 75% of North America is covered by snow
01/27/1982 - Philadelphia trades Larry Bowa & Ryne Sandberg to Cubs for Ivan DeJesus
02/01/1982 - "Late Night With David Letterman," debuts on NBC-TV
02/06/1982 - "Centerfold" by J Geils Band hit #1 on pop chart
03/07/1982 - NCAA Tournament Selection televised live for 1st time
03/25/1982 - Wayne Gretzky becomes 1st NHL to score 200 points in a season
03/26/1982 - Ground-breaking in Washington, DC for Vietnam Veterans Memorial
05/12/1982 - US Football League forms
06/11/1982 - Movie "ET the Extra-Terrestrial" released (highest grossing film)
06/21/1982 - John Hinckley found not guilty of 1981 attempted assassination of President Reagan by reason of insanity
07/01/1982 - Cal Ripken's 1st game
08/04/1982 - NY Met Joel Youngblood singles in Chicago day game, he is traded, then singles for Expos
..................... in Philadelphia night game
09/20/1982 - NFL players begin a 57 day strike
09/29/1982 - 1st broadcast of "Cheers" on NBC-TV
10/07/1982 - "Cats" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 5000+ performances
10/14/1982 - Pres Reagan proclaims war against drugs