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1982 HAPPENINGS

MUSIC

49th Annual Bach Festival.  Dr. Thomas Somerville conducting
Carl Orff, West German composer, dies

POLITICS

The Garn-St Germain Depository Institutions Act of 1982 is passed-intended to revitalize the housing industry by allowing federally chartered savings and loan institutions to diversify with an eye on increasing profits, strengthening the financial stability of home mortgage lending institutions and to ensure the availability of home mortgage loans.
Argentina invades the Falklands
Israel invades Lebanon, then advances to Beirut in an attempt to outs PLO leaders 
Indian government institutes a pollution-free zone around the ancient treasure, the Taj Mahal

POINTS OF INTEREST

Neoli Farrell, of New Zealand, becomes the first paraplegic to win the Gold Medal in the Commonwealth Games.  His specialty is archery.
Grace Kelly, former American film star and Princess of Monaco dies in a car accident
Ingrid Bergman, former film star, dies
Leonid Brezhnev, Soviet leader, dies

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