What Happened on August 15, 1982

Historical Events

  • Equatorial Guinea adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Casey Burgener, American weightlifter

Famous Deaths

  • (Axel) Hugo Theorell, Swedish biochemist (Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology, 1955, for discovery of oxidoreductase enzymes), dies at 79 [1]
1982 Highlights

About August 15, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (India)

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