On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1982

Famous Birthdays

  • Allison Mack, American actress (Smallville), born in Preetz, West Germany
  • Janez Aljančič, Slovenian footballer
  • Jônatas Domingos, Brazilian footballer

Famous Weddings

  • Andy Taylor of rock group Duran Duran weds Tracie Wilson

Famous Deaths

  • Cor[nelis R J] Kieboom, resistor/President Feyenoord, dies at 81
  • Harold Sakata [Toshiyuki], American actor (Gold Finger, Dimension 5), dies of liver cancer at 62
  • Richard Gale, English general and airborne commander (Normandy), dies at 86

Vladimir Zworykin

Vladimir K. Zworykin, Russian-American inventor (development of television, cathode ray tube), dies at 94

1982 Highlights

About July 29, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo