What Happened on December 16, 1982

Historical Events

  • The Federal Reserve announces that the operating capacity of factories has gone down to 67.8%.

Famous Birthdays

  • Antrel Rolle, National Football League defensive back
  • Garnon Davies, Welsh actor
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Colin Chapman, English engineer and automobile manufacturer, founder of Lotus Cars, dies at 54
1982 Highlights

About December 16, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Maneater - Daryl Hall John Oates
  • UK #1 Song: Save Your Love - Renee & Renato