On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1982

Historical Events

Music awardsMusic City News Awards

16th Music City News Country Awards: Barbara Mandrell wins

Country Singer and TV Host Barbara Mandrell
Country Singer and TV Host
Barbara Mandrell

Event of interestEvent of Interest

LA Dodger Steve Garvey is 5th to play in 1,000 consecutive games

Baseball Player Steve Garvey
Baseball Player
Steve Garvey

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Mets draft Dwight Gooden, Roger McDowell & Randy Myers

Baseball Pitcher Dwight Gooden
Baseball Pitcher
Dwight Gooden
  • Steve Garvey plays in his 1,000th consecutive game & goes 0-for-4

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

US President Ronald Reagan meets with Pope John Paul II at Vatican City, Rome and later Queen Elizabeth II

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II

Famous Birthdays

  • Virgil Vasquez, American baseball player
1982 Highlights

About June 7, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: June Bank Holiday (Ireland), Queen's Birthday (New Zealand)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini