On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1982

Historical Events

  • ABC Direction Network (57 affiliates) & ABC Rock Network (40 affiliates) become the 5th & 6th ABC radio network
  • Bryant Gumbel became co-host of NBC's "Today Show"
  • Chris Wallace becomes co-anchor of the Today Show
  • Golden Gate Bridge closed for 3rd time by fierce storm

Famous Birthdays

  • Kang Hye-jeong, South Korean actress, born in Incheon, South Korea
  • Paulo Ferrari, Argentinian footballer, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • Richard Logan, English footballer, born in Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
1982 Highlights

About January 4, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Day after New Year's Day (New Zealand), New Year Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn