What Happened on June 26, 1982

Historical Events

  • Carlos Lopes runs European record 10km (27:34.39)
  • US vetos UN Security Council resolution for a limited withdrawal from Beirut of Israeli & Palestine Liberation Organization forces

Famous Weddings

  • American pop singer Marie Osmond weds college student Steve Craig; divorce in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Mitscherlich, German psychotherapist, dies at 73
  • Andre Tchaikowsy, pianist/composer, dies
  • Charles Russhon, American air force officer (liaison for James Bond films), dies at 71
  • Sandy Powell, English comedian, dies at 82

About June 26, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer

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