On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1982

Historical Events

  • American college football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant ends his career with University of Alabama (323 wins)

Music History

Bob Marley postage stamp issued in Jamaica

Famous Birthdays

  • Alison Brie, American actress (Community, GLOW), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Gabrielle Destroismaisons, Québécois singer, born in Québec, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Sol C Siegel, American film producer (A Letter To Three Wives, High Society, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), dies of a heart attack at 79
1982 Highlights

About December 29, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

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