What Happened on December 24, 1982

Historical Events

  • Chaminade, with a student body of only 850 students, beats #1 ranked Virginia 77-72 in a Honolulu holiday basketball classic

Famous Birthdays

  • Aiba Masaki, Japanese singer & actor, born in Chiba, Japan
  • Robert Schwartzman, American actor & musician, born in Los Angeles, California
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Aragon, French poet and writer (Les Lettres françaises, Pour un réalisme socialiste), dies at 85
1982 Highlights

About December 24, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn

Holidays: Christmas Day (Canada, United States)

Music Charts

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