What Happened on August 14, 1982

Historical Events

  • Atlanta snaps an 11-game losing streak with a 6-5 win over Padres
  • Iran "Ramadan-offensive" in Iraq

Sports History

Pete Rose (Phillies) 12,365 at bat sets record (passes Aaron)

1982 History

Famous Deaths

  • Patrick Magee [McGee], Northern Irish actor and director (A Clockwork Orange, Barry Lyndon), dies from a heart attack at 60
  • Thruston B. Morton, American republican politician (Sen-Ky, 1957-69), dies at 74

About August 14, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 1 month and 16 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