On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1982

Historical Events

  • Car maker John DeLorean indicted for drug trafficking, later acquitted

Music Single

Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson release single "The Girl is Mine"; peaks at # 2 in US, and #8 in UK

Famous Birthdays

  • Ariel Lin, Taiwanese actress (They Kiss Again), and pop singer ("You"), born in Yilan, Taiwan
1982 Highlights

About October 29, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 9 months and 11 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