What Happened on August 26, 1982

Historical Events

  • NASA launches Telesat-F satellite

Famous Birthdays

  • David Long, New Zealand dance and soundtrack composer (Peter Jackson's films)
  • John Mulaney, American comedian, writer and actor (Saturday Night Live), born in Chicago, Illinois
Born in 1982
1982 Highlights

About August 26, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

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