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Trinity Universe: 1982
- William "Electric" Greene, future LALE cadet, nova, and owner of Greene Security, born in Los Angeles.
- Pope John Paul II makes Opus Dei Autocephalous, turning it into a personal prelature not tied down to any diocese and not beholden to any other bishops.
- Wilhelm Peron Lehrder is arrested for the first time in the United States this year for trying to sell 100 pounds of marijuana.