30th Anniversaries: Five Reasons 1982 Was a Great Year
Where were you in 1982? Maybe you were making your entrance to the world or maybe your children were. Maybe you missed it altogether. Whatever your age, we're here to tell you: it was a big year. For starters, '82 boasts some impressive titles at the box office. E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, premiering on gmc this week, was perhaps the most iconic. Then there was that little thing we call e-mail, and Michael Jackson's Thriller, each celebrating its 30th anniversary as well. So in honor of all things turning 30, here are five great inventions, places or creations that made their debut in '82.
And don't miss the always-lovable E.T., Sunday at 4:30 pm et.
2. The Dawn of E-mail
Even as prevalent as other forms of communication have become, it's still tough to imagine what our lives would be like without e-mail, especially because it still does so much of the heavy-lifting in the business world. Something tells me this handy little invention will be sticking around for another 30, 50, or maybe even 100 years. Mind-boggling, isn't it?
3. Time Magazine’s Person of the Year goes to... The Computer
4. E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial
5. Michael Jackson releases Thriller
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