On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 15th NAACP Image Awards: "An Officer and a Gentleman" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Cleveland Browns' Brian Sipe sets club record with 33 pass completions
  • Ingrid Berghmans (Neth) retains judo's world championship
  • Mel Gray ends NFL streak of 121 consecutive game receptions
  • Seattle Univ Baptist Ch declares sanctuary for Cen Am refugees
  • Senior PGA Championship Men's Golf, PGA National GC: Don January wins his lone Champions Tour major title by 1 stroke over Julius Boros
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddy Curry, American basketball player
  • Trai Essex, American football player