On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1982

Historical Events

  • 1st live orchestra on a US commercial network since 1954 (National Symphony)
  • Robin Yount is 1st to have 2 4-hit games in a World Series
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Nick Riewoldt, Australian rules footballer

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Robert Goulet (48) weds artist/writer Vera Novak in Las Vegas, Nevada

Singer and Actor Robert Goulet
Singer and Actor
Robert Goulet

Famous Deaths

  • Peterus van Doorne, Dutch industrialist, dies at 47
1982 Highlights

About October 17, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra