What Happened on December 10, 1982

Historical Events

  • CDC report on a transfusion recipient who developed AIDS symptoms

Boxing Title Fight

Heavyweight Michael Doakes KOs Mike Weaver in 1:03 in Las Vegas

  • Soyuz T-5 returns to Earth, 211 days after take-off
1982 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Matt Stutzman, American archer (WR longest accurate shot in archery - despite having no arms), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Shilpa Anand, Indian film and television actress
  • Tim Deegan, Canadian MuchMusic VJ, born in Oshawa, Ontario
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Freeman Gosden, American radio and television writer and actor (The Amos 'n' Andy Show; Calvin and the Colonel), dies at 83
  • Roy Webb, American film score composer (films of Val Lewton), dies at 94

About December 10, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Mickey - Toni Basil
  • UK #1 Song: Beat Surrender - Jam