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1982 in the Philippines

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1982 in the Philippines
Decades:  1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s

1982 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1982.

Contents

Incumbents

  • President: Ferdinand Marcos (Liberal)
  • Prime Minister: Cesar Virata (Liberal)
  • House Speaker: Querube Makalintal
  • Chief Justice: Enrique Fernando
  • Events

  • 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.
  • Births

  • 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
  • References

    1982 in the Philippines Wikipedia


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