What Happened on August 13, 1982

Famous Birthdays

  • Ibram X. Kendi, American author and antiracist activist, born in Queens, New York
  • Sarah Sanders, American political operative, Trump's White House Press Secretary (2017-19), born in Hope, Arkansas
  • Sebastian Stan, Romanian-American actor (Captain America: The Winter Soldier; I, Tonya), born in ConstanČ›a, Romania
  • Shani Davis, American speed skater (Olympic gold 2006, 10), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Walters, American actor, choreographer and director (Lili, Easter parade), dies of lung cancer at 70
  • Joe E Ross, American comedian (Toody-Car 54, Phil Silvers Show), dies at 68
  • Joe Tex [Joseph Arrington Jr.], American soul musician ("Hold What You've Got"; "I Gotcha"), dies at 49
1982 Highlights

About August 13, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 1 month and 24 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