On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1982

Historical Events

  • "Is There Life after High School?" opens at Barrymore NYC for 12 performances
  • Californian federal jury rules NFL violates antitrust laws in preventing Oakland Raiders move to Los Angeles Coliseum
  • IBM releases PC-DOS version 1.1
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Akos Buzsaky, Hungarian Football player
  • Matt Gaetz, American politician (Rep-R-Fla 2017-), born in Hollywood, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Adam, French character actor, dies at 72
1982 Highlights

About May 7, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus