What Happened on June 6th, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 30,000 Israeli troops invade Lebanon to drive out PLO
  • 36th Tony Awards: Life & Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby & Nine win

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81st Men's French Open: Mats Wilander beats Guillermo Vilas (1-6, 7-6, 6-0, 6-4)

Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion
Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Guillermo Vilas
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Guillermo Vilas

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81st Women's French Open: Martina Navratilova beats Andrea Jaeger (7-6, 6-1)

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • Bernard Glassman installed as abbot of Zen Center of NY
  • Joanne Carner wins LPGA McDonald 's Golf Classic

Famous Deaths

  • Kenneth Rexroth, American poet (b. 1905)