On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Cleavage" opens and closes at Playhouse Theater NYC
  • -117°F; All time low at South Pole
  • Himmy, of Australia, weighs in at domestic cat record 20.7 kg (45 lb)
  • Mary Hart joins Entertainment Tonight
  • US pass the Intelligence Identities Protection Act (Public Law 97-200)

Famous Deaths

  • Vincent Chin, Chinese-American hate crime victim (b. 1955)