What Happened on June 18, 1982

Historical Events

  • ABC's All Talk radio network expands to 22 stations
  • Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: Van Morrison and Jackson Browne headline; other performers include: Osibisa, Judie Tzuke, Richie Havens, Aswad, Steel Pulse, Thompson Twins, Climax Blues Band, Talisman, and Incubus
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965 extended by Senate by 85-8 vote
1982 History

Famous Deaths

  • Curd J├╝rgens [Curt Jurgens], German-born Austrian actor (Enemy Below, Longest Day), dies of an acute heart attack at 66
  • Djuna Barnes, American author (Nightwood), dies at 80
  • John Cheever, American writer (Wapshot Chronicle, Pulitzer), dies at 70
  • Roberto Calvi, Italian banker and director (Banco Ambrosiano), hangs himself at 62

About June 18, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini

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