On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1982

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Tootsie" directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Dustin Hoffman and Jessica Lange premieres in Hollywood

Actor Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman
Film Director, Producer and Actor Sydney Pollack
Film Director, Producer and Actor
Sydney Pollack
Actress Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
  • Dentist Barney B Clark gets 1st artificial heart
  • Miguel de la Madrid inaugurated as President of Mexico

Famous Birthdays

  • Rizwan "Riz" Ahmed, British-Pakistani actor (The Night Of), rapper (Swet Shop Boys) and activist, born in Wembley, London

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Martial artist Jackie Chan (28) weds actress Lin Feng-jiao (29) in Los Angeles

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothy James, composer, dies on 81st birthday
1982 Highlights

About December 1, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius