On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1982

Historical Events

  • "Sugar Babies" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 1208 performances
  • 39th Venice Film Festival: "The State of Things" directed by Wim Wenders wins Golden Lion
  • The first Gay Games are held in San Francisco.
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Anderson Silva de França, Brazilian footballer, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Kevin McNaughton, Scottish footballer, born in Dundee, Scotland
  • LeAnn Rimes [Margaret LeAnn Rimes Cibrian], American country singer (Blue), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Thiago Motta, Brazilian footballer, born in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil

Famous Deaths

  • G W A Chubb, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, 21 wickets), dies
  • Nini de Boël, Flemish operetta singer (White Horse), dies at 84
1982 Highlights

About August 28, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo