On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1982

Famous Birthdays

  • Dieter Brummer, Australian TV actor (Home and Away), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jay Bothroyd, English footballer (striker for J1 League club Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo), born in London
  • Randall Gay, American NFL player (New Orleans Saints), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Wouter D'Haene, Belgian flatwater canoer, born in Kortrijk, Belgium

Famous Deaths

  • Cal Tjader, American Latin jazz musician, dies at 56
1982 Highlights

About May 5, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus