What Happened on July 23, 1982

Historical Events

  • FCC approves AM stereo radio, KTSA San Antonio goes stereo
  • International Whaling Commission votes for total ban on commercial whaling (starting 1985)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerald Wallace, American basketball player (Charlotte Bobcats), born in Childersburg, Alabama
  • Paul Wesley [PaweĊ‚ Wasilewski], American actor (The Vampire Diaries), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Schottzie Schott, dog mascot of Cincinnati Reds (d. 1991)
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Betty Parsons, American artist and art dealer, dies at 82
  • Vic Morrow [Morozoff], American film and television actor Combat!; Cimmaron; Roots), killed by helicopter crash during the filming of "The Twilight Zone: The Movie" at 53

About July 23, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

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