What Happened on October 19, 1982

Historical Events

  • Automaker John DeLorean arrested on cocaine charges (Not guilty)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gonzalo Pineda, Mexican footballer
  • Louis Oosthuizen, South African golfer (British Open 2010; runner-up in all 4 major events), born in Mossel Bay, South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Jock Ewing, dies in an aircrash on TV show "Dallas"
1982 Highlights

About October 19, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Jack & Diane - John Cougar
  • UK #1 Song: Do You Really Want To Hurt Me - Culture Club