What Happened on July 1, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 2,100 Unification church couples wed in NYC
  • ABC national music radio network scheduled premiere (never happened)
  • Challenger moves overland to Dryden
  • General Reynaldo Bignone sworn in as President of Argentina
  • Kosmos 1383, 1st search & rescue satellite, launched
  • PEC Swells '82 soccer team forms in Swells

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Ward, American football player
  • Carmella DeCesare, American model
  • Hilarie Burton, American actress
  • Joachim Johansson, Swedish tennis player
  • Justin Huber, Australian baseball player
  • Romola Garai, English actress

Famous Weddings

  • Over 2000 Unification Church couples marry at NYC Madison Square Garden

Famous Deaths

  • John Everett Watts, composer, dies at 51
  • Vera [A Veronica] Bondam, actress, dies at 86