What Happened on July 3, 1982

Historical Events

  • Riot at building site of Stopera concert hall in Amsterdam causes Ÿ1 million in damages

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 for the first of 6-straight Wimbledon singles titles

Famous Birthdays

  • Kanika, Indian actress (Five Star), born in Thiruvananthapuram, India

Famous Deaths

  • Henry King, US film director (Song of Bernadette, Gunfighter), dies at 96
1982 Highlights

About July 3, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Don't You Want Me - The Human League
  • UK #1 Song: Happy Talk - Captain Sensible