What Happened on August 5, 1982

Historical Events

PGA Championship

PGA Championship, Southern Hills CC: Raymond Floyd fires an opening round 9-under-par 63, tying the tournament 18-hole record

  • Stephabue Hix, of Alabama, 18, crowned Miss National Teen-Ager
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1982 History

Famous Birthdays

  • LoLo Jones, American track and field athlete and bobsledder,born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Ryu Seung Min, Korean table tennis player, bon in Seoul, South Korea
  • Tobias Regner, German rock singer, born in Teisendorf, Bavaria, West Germany
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Wanda Rotha, Austrian actress (Mrs Fitzherbert), dies at 72

About August 5, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
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