What Happened on August 6, 1982

Historical Events

  • Curtis Cup Golf, Denver CC: United States beats Great Britain & Ireland 14½-3½
  • Three ANC members are sentenced to death in South Africa
  • WQXI (Atlanta) is 1st to use Harris Corp AM stereo system

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrianne Curry, American model and reality television personality
  • Justin Germano, American baseball player
  • Karl Davies, British actor
  • Kevin van der Perren, Belgian figure skater
  • Romola Garai, British actress (I Capture the Castle; Atonement), born in British Hong Kong
  • Ryan Sypek, American actor
1982 Highlights

About August 6, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 5 months and 24 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