On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1982

Historical Events

  • Italian police rescue US Brigadier General James Dozier, held hostage for six weeks by the Red Brigade of Padua, Italy
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Weddings

Danny DeVito

Actor Danny DeVito (37) weds actress Rhea Perlman (33)

1982 Highlights

About January 28, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) - Daryl Hall John Oates
  • UK #1 Song: Oh Julie - Shakin' Stevens