On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1982

Historical Events

  • CBS Mystery Theater final episode on radio after 8 years
  • NBC radio cancels almost all of its network daily features
  • TV soap "Doctors" ends 19 year run

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Gordon, Scottish footballer, born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Julio DePaula, Dominican baseball player, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Luke Schenscher, Australian basketball player, born in South Australia, Australia
1982 Highlights

About December 31, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn