What Happened on August 11, 1982

Historical Events

  • The South African Defence Force (SADF) raids Southern Angola
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Halsall, British actor
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Drake [Alfred Sinclair Alderdice], American actor (Meet Me In St. Louis; Warlock), dies of lung cancer at 63

About August 11, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Eye Of The Tiger - Survivor
  • UK #1 Song: Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners with The Emerald Express