What Happened on July 18, 1982

Historical Events

  • "Blues in the Night" closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 53 performances

British Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Royal Troon: American Tom Watson wins his 4th Open Championship, 1 stroke clear of Peter Oosterhuis and Nick Price

Famous Birthdays

  • Panagiotis Lagos, Greek footballer

Priyanka ChopraPriyanka Chopra (40 years old)

Indian actress, singer and beauty queen (Miss World, 2000), born in Jamshedpur, India

  • Ryan Cabrera, American singer-songwriter ("Take It All Away"), born in Dallas, Texas
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Lionel Daunais, French Canadian singer and composer, dies at 80
  • Roman Jakobson, Russian-American linguist and Slavic scholar (Fundamentals of Language), dies at 85

About July 18, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Eye Of The Tiger - Survivor
  • UK #1 Song: Fame - Irene Cara