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Headlines From 1982 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 1982 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1982 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 1982 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1982 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1982 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1982 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1982 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1982 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1982 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1982 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
10th January 1982The lowest ever United Kingdom temperature of -27.2°C is recorded at Braemar, in Aberdeenshire. This equals the record set in the same place in 1895.
11th January 1982Mark Thatcher, son of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, disappears in the Sahara during the Paris-Dakar Rally. He is rescued three days later.
26th January 1982Unemployment in the United Kingdom increases by 129,918 to 3,070,621, a post-war record.
19th February 1982The DeLorean Car Factory in Belfast is put into receivership.
25th February 1982The European Court of Human Rights rules that teachers who cane or belt children against the wishes of their parents are in breach of the Human Rights Convention.
3rd March 1982 The Queen opens the Barbican Centre in London.
2nd April 1982 Argentina invades the Falkland Islands.
2nd May 1982The nuclear submarine HMS Conqueror sinks the Argentine cruiser General Belgrano, killing 323 sailors.
26th May 1982Aston Villa wins the European Cup in Rotterdam, beating Bayern Munich 1-0 with a 69th minute goal by Peter Withe.
29th May 1982Battle of Goose Green: British paratroopers defeat a larger force of Argentine troops in the first land battle of the Falklands War.
14th June 1982A formal surrender is agreed, ending the Falklands War.
21st June 1982Prince William is born at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, West London.
9th July 1982Intruder Michael Fagan breaks into Buckingham Palace and enters the Queen’s bedroom, evading both security guards and electronic alarms.
11th July 1982Italy beats West Germany 3-1 to win the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain.
1st October 1982Sony launches CDP-101, the first consumer compact disc player model.
11th October 1982The Mary Rose, flagship of Henry VIII that sank in 1545, is raised.
13th October 1982 The Ford Sierra is launched in Europe, replacing the Ford Cortina.
2nd November 1982Channel 4, the fourth terrestrial television channel, is launched in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The first program broadcast is the game show “Countdown“.
30th November 1982Michael Jackson releases "Thriller", the biggest-selling album of all time.
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A Newspaper From 1982

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).