What Happened on July 21, 1982

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear Test at Mururoa atoll

Famous Deaths

  • Dave Garroway, American TV host (Today Show, 1951-61), dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound at 69
  • Jean J A Girault, French director (Gendarme Saint-Tropez), dies at 58
1982 Highlights

About July 21, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 2 months and 16 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