What Happened on July 12, 1982

Historical Events

  • Britain announces it is returning 593 Argentine POWs
  • FEMA promises survivors of a nuclear war will get their mail

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Cassano, Italian footballer
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Kenneth More, British actor (39 Steps, Doctor in the House), dies of Parkinson's disease at 67

About July 12, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Don't You Want Me - The Human League
  • UK #1 Song: Fame - Irene Cara