Hitchcock Chronology: 1982
Month by Month
- 6th - Alfred Hitchcock's wife Alma Reville dies of natural causes at her Bel Air home, aged 82.
- 22nd - BBC Television broadcasts a 30-minute documentary about Hitchcock written by John Russell Taylor and narrated by Barry Foster.
- 29nd - Charles Champlin, film critic of the Los Angeles Times, writes that the "Hitchcock touch had four hands, and two were Alma's".
- 12th - Actor Henry Fonda, who starred in The Wrong Man, dies aged 77.
- 29th - Actress Ingrid Bergman, who starred in Spellbound, Notorious and Under Capricorn, dies aged 67.
- 13th - Grace Kelly suffers a stroke whilst driving with her daughter Stéphanie near La Turbie and crashes the car. She is pulled alive but unconscious from the wreckage and taken to Monaco Hospital.
- 14th - Grace Kelly dies from the injuries she sustained during the car crash the previous day, aged 52.
- 18th - Following a requiem mass held at Saint Nicholas Cathedral, Monaco, Grace Kelly is buried in the Grimaldi family vault. Cary Grant is among the attendees at the service.
Notes & References
- Project Genome: BBC Radio Times Archive
- Los Angeles Times (29/Jul/1982) - Alma Reville Hitchcock, The Unsung Partner