On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "7 Brides for 7 Brothers" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • FIFA World Cup Final, Santiago BernabĂ©u, Madrid, Spain: Italy beats West Germany, 3-1 in front of 90,000
  • US Senior Open Men's Golf, Portland GC: Miller Barber wins by 4 strokes from Dan Sykes & Gene Littler; his first of 3 Senior Open titles

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Cooley, American NFL tight end (2-time Pro Bowl; Washington Redskins), born in Powell, Wyoming