On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1982

Historical Events

  • "Little Me" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 36 performances
  • NY Islanders begin then NHL record 15 game winning streak with a 6-1 win over Pittsburgh Penguins at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Film release premierFilm Release

Shaolin Temple" martial arts film released, first Hong Kong feature filmed in China, directed by Chang Hsin Yen, starring Jet Li in his debut role

Chinese Actor and Martial Artist Jet Li
Chinese Actor and Martial Artist
Jet Li

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Whitehead, English footballer
1982 Highlights

About January 21, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius