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The television show Late Night with David Letterman debuts


The Compact Disc (CD) was released in October 1982

In Chicago, Tylenol is removed from the market because 7 people died from the nations number one pain reliever. It was determined that the capsules had been deliberate contaminated, thus naming killings the Chicago Tylenol murders. The one and only suspect, John Lewis was questioned but never charged. The case remains unsolved.


Music artist that debut in 1982:
Bryan Adams
Duran Duran
Billy Idol

Janet Jackson
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
Huey Lewis & the News
Men at Work
Stray Cats

Grammy- Record of the Year-
“Rosanna”, Toto

Academy Award Winners-
Best Picture: Gandhi
Best Actor: Ben Kingsley, Gandhi
Best Actress: Meryl Streep, Sophie’s Choice


MASH
Three’s Company

Popular TV shows:
Dallas
Dynasty
The Love Boat

Notable Deaths:
John Belushi – 3/5/82 – drug overdose- 33
Henry Fonda – 8/12/1982 – heart disease – 77
Princess Grace Kelly – 9/14/82 – stroke that led to a car accident – 52

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