1982 in radio

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List of years in radio (table)
In television
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985

The year 1982 saw a number of significant events in radio broadcasting history.

Events[edit]

Debuts[edit]

  • Ruth Bennett, mother of KMEL morning host Alex Bennett, begins as host of weekly Kamel Album Countdown on the station, allegedly becoming the world's oldest album-oriented rock disc jockey. A few months later, her son leaves the station.

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Battistini, Pete. American Top 40 with Casey Kasem (The 1980s). AuthorHouse, 2010. p. 133.
  2. ^ Cox, Jim (2008). This Day in Network Radio: A Daily Calendar of Births, Debuts, Cancellations and Other Events in Broadcasting History. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-3848-8.
  3. ^ Castronova, Frank V., ed. (1998). Almanac of Famous People. Detroit: Gale. p. 1525. ISBN 0-7876-0045-8.