What Happened on April 3, 1982

Historical Events

  • 136th Grand National: 48 year old Dick Saunders wins aboard 7/1 favourite Grittar; oldest jockey to win the event
  • Buffalo Sabre Gil Perrault scores his 1,000th NHL point
  • UN Security Council demanded Argentina withdraw from Falkland Islands

Famous Birthdays

  • Cobie Smulders, Canadian actress (How I Met Your Mother), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Fler [Patrick Losensky], German rapper, born in Berlin
  • Iain Fyfe, Australian soccer player (Campbelltown City), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Jared Allen, American football player, born in Dallas, Texas
  • Kasumi Nakane, Japanese gravure idol, born in Tokyo, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Herman W. Filarski, Dutch bridge journalist, dies at 69
  • Warren Oates, American actor (Dillinger, East of Eden, Stoney Burke), dies of a heart attack at 53
1982 Highlights

About April 3, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Love Rock 'N Roll - Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
  • UK #1 Song: Seven Tears - Goombay Dance Band