What Happened on January 19, 1982

Historical Events

  • Aust-WI one-day game that produced a Privy Council libel case
  • Heater explodes at Star Elementary School, Oklahoma, kills 6 children & teacher

Famous Birthdays

  • Angela Chang [Zhang], Taiwanese pop singer ("Aurora"; "Invisible Wings"), and actress (At Dolphin Bay), born in Taoyuan, Taiwan

Jodie Sweetin (41 years old)

American actress (Stephanie Tanner-Full House), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Mike Komisarek, American ice hockey player, born in West Islip, New York
  • Pete Buttigieg, American politician, Mayor of South Bend, 1st openly gay Democratic presidential candidate, born in South Bend, Indiana
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Elis Regina (Costa), Brazilian pop-samba-bossa nova singer ("Arrastão" - "Pull the Trawling Net"), dies from cardiac arrest after consuming alcohol, cocaine and tranquilizers at 36
  • Leopold Trepper, Polish-Israeli spy (founded CP Palestina), dies at 77

About January 19, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn

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