2000s|President: Ferdinand Marcos (Liberal)
Prime Minister: Cesar Virata (Liberal)
House Speaker: Querube Makalintal
Chief Justice: Enrique Fernando
March 30 – At least 38 deaths resulted when Typhoon Nelson tore through the central and southern areas of the country.
May 17 – Barangay elections are held for the first time in the country's 42,000 barangays for the positions of barangay captains and six councilors following the Batas Pambansa Blg. 222 or the Barangay Election Act of 1982.
July 21 – Former senator and former Vice President Emmanuel Pelaez was ambushed in his car in New Manila, Quezon City. Although he survived assassination attempt despite he took six bullets, his driver died.
July 25 – The tourist ship 'Coral Island' caught fire off Manila Bay when an engine exploded on a trial run, and 21 crew members died.
November 19-December 4 – The Philippines participated in the 1982 Asian Games held in New Delhi, India from November 19 to December 4, 1982. It ranked 10th with 2 gold medals, 3 silver medals and 9 bronze medals with a total of 14 over-all medals.
March 16 – Aubrey Miles
May 12 – Donnie Nietes, Filipino boxer
May 13 – Larry Fonacier, Basketball player
May 17 – Kaye Abad
June 2 – Wendy Valdez
June 16 - Jodi Sta. Maria
July 20 – Magnum Membrere
July 23 – Zanjoe Marudo
October 4 - Grace Lee
November 29 – Paolo Ballesteros
1982 in the Philippines Wikipedia
1982 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1982.