What Happened on August 5, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Stephabue Hix, of Alabama, 18, crowned Miss National Teen-Ager
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • LoLo Jones, American track and field athlete
  • Ryu Seung Min, Korean table tennis player
  • Tobias Regner, German singer

Famous Deaths

  • Wanda Rotha, actress (Mrs Fitzherbert), dies at 72