What Happened on June 30, 1982

Historical Events

  • "Lena Horne: Lady, Music" closes at Nederlander, NYC, after 333 performances

Event of Interest

Federal Equal Rights Amendment fails 3 states short of ratification

  • New Jersey NHL franchise officially named Devils by fan balloting; legend of the Jersey Devil, a creature that allegedly inhabited the Pine Barrens of South Jersey
  • Orbiter Challenger (OV-099) rolled out at Palmdale
1982 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Knowles, British musician (Franz Ferdinand), born in Bolton, England
  • Dan Jacobs, American heavy metal guitarist (Atreyu)
  • Lizzy Caplan, American actress (Mean Girls, Marlena Diamond-Cloverfield), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Willam Belli, American drag queen, model, reality television personality (Nip/Tuck, RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Born in 1982

About June 30, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 2 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