Olympic upset in Moscow: British runner Sebastian Coe crosses the finish line to win the 1,500-meter final at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. This was considered a huge upset and one of the most memorable moments of that year's Games. Coe later entered politics and led London's winning bid for the 2012 Olympic Games.
Sabra and Shatila massacre: In this Pulitzer Prize-winning photo taken September 27, 1982, by Associated Press photographer Bill Foley, a woman holds up helmets that she believes were worn by those who killed hundreds of Palestinians at the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps during the 1982 Israel-Lebanon war. The murders were committed by Lebanese militia members, but an Israeli government inquiry determined Israel was complicit in the massacre.
Another magical kingdom: Epcot Center, Disney's second theme park based in Florida, opened its doors on October 1, 1982, and launched perhaps its most iconic attraction: the giant, spherical Spaceship Earth ride, which explores the history of human communications.