On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1982

Historical Events

  • Alvaro Magana chosen to succeed Jose N Duarte as President of El Salvador
  • Atlanta Braves win record 12th straight from beginning of season
  • Iranian offensive in Khusistan

Famous Birthdays

  • Cleo Higgins, British singer and actress (Cleopatra), born in Birmingham, England
  • Drew Seeley, Canadian actor, dancer, songwriter and singer (High School Musical), born in Ottawa, Ontario

Person of interestKirsten Dunst

Kirsten Dunst, American actress (Interview with the Vampire, Spider-Man), born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey

Actress Kirsten Dunst
Actress
Kirsten Dunst
  • Lloyd Banks [Christopher Lloyd], Amerrican rapper (G-Unit), born in New Carrollton, Maryland

Famous Deaths

  • Albert TLCA Bird, lecture artist, dies
  • Herman Tholen, Dutch cabaret performer (Juveniles), dies
  • Lester Bangs, American music journalist (Creem; Rolling Stone), and musician (Birdland), dies of accidental cold medicine overdose at 33
  • Taisen Deshimaru, founder of several Zen centers in France, dies at 67
1982 Highlights

About April 30, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus