What Happened on December 20, 1982

Famous Birthdays

  • David Cook, American singer and American Idol winner, born in Houston, Texas
  • David Wright, American baseball player (New York Mets), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Kasper Klausen, Danish footballer, born in Denmark
  • Mohammed Asif, Pakistani cricket player, born in Sheikhupura, Pakistan

Famous Deaths

  • Artur Rubinstein, Polish-American concert pianist, dies in Geneva at 95
  • Milan Ristić, Serbian composer, dies at 76
1982 Highlights

About December 20, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 1 month and 9 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