On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1982

Historical Events

  • "I Know What Boys Like" by The Waitresses hits #62
  • 1st papal visit to Britain since 1531
  • Pentagon plans 1st strategy to fight a nuclear war

Famous Birthdays

  • Ana Beatriz Barros, Brazilian model (Sports Illustrated), born in Itabira, Brazil
  • Joanne Borgella, American plus-sized model and singer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • Kim Tae-kyun, South Korean baseball 1st baseman (KBO Triple Crown 2005, 08), born in Cheonan, South Chungcheong Province
  • Nataliya Dobrynska, Ukrainian heptathlete (Olympic gold 2008), born in Yakushyntsi, Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine

Famous Deaths

  • Romy Schneider, actress (Cardinal), dies of cardiac arrest at 43
1982 Highlights

About May 29, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini