What Happened on December 30, 1982

Historical Events

  • Anthony Shaffer's "Whodunnit" premieres in NYC
  • England defeat Australia by three runs at cricket MCG
  • US Assay Office in New York City, NY closes
1982 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Dathan Ritzenhein, American runner
  • Dawan Landry, American football player
  • Kristin Kreuk, Canadian actress
  • Wesley Schultz, American guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter (The Lumineers - "Submarines"), born in Ramsey, New Jersey
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Alberto Vargas, Peruvian-American painter, primarily of "pin-up girls", dies at 86

About December 30, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 5 months and 8 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