What Happened on June 10, 1982

Historical Events

  • American TV sitcom "Taxi" last airs on ABC, cancelled after 4 seasons and 15 Emmy Award wins; moves to NBC in the fall, airing for 1 season and wins 3 more Emmys
  • Battle of Sultan Yakoub - Israel raid into Syria result in 30 deaths and capture of Israeli tanks
  • Iran-Iraq War: Iran recaptures Khorramshahr, Iran from Iraq
  • Israeli troops reach outskirts of Beirut, Lebanon
  • John N. McMahon replaces Bobby R. Inman becomes deputy director of CIA

Famous Birthdays

  • Princess Madeleine of Sweden, Duchess of H√§lsingland and G√§strikland, born in Drottningholm Palace, Sweden
  • Tara Lipinski, American figure skater (Olympic gold singles 1998; World C'ship gold 1997) and broadcaster (NBC), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Addie "Micki" Harris, American singer (Shirelles - "Will You Love Me Tomorrow"; "Soldier Boy"), dies of a heart attack at 42
  • Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German filmmaker and director (Marriage of Maria Braum), dies of a drug overdose at 37
1982 Highlights

About June 10, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini

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