What Happened on May 30, 1982

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: Gordon Johncock beats Rick Mears by 0.16 seconds; closest finish in Indy 500 history to that point
  • Musical "Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?", after successful runs in Chicago and Philadelphia, closes at Alvin Theatre, NYC, after 5 performances
  • Spain becomes 16th member of NATO

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Griffin, American basketball player (d. 2007)
1982 Highlights

About May 30, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini

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