What Happened on October 24, 1982

Historical Events

  • "Rock 'n Roll!: The 1st..." opens at St James Theater NYC for 9 performances

NYC Women's Marathon

12th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:27:14

Sports History

Steffi Graf plays her 1st pro tennis match

1982 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Macay McBride, American baseball player, born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Mohamed Fairuz Fauzy, Malaysian racing driver, born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • James Philbrook, actor (Islanders, Investigators), dies at 58

About October 24, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Who Can It Be Now? - Men At Work
  • UK #1 Song: Do You Really Want To Hurt Me - Culture Club