What Happened on September 11, 1982

Historical Events

  • Debbie Maffett (California), 25, crowned 55th Miss America 1983

US Open Women's Tennis

US Open Women's Tennis: Chris Evert wins her 6th and final US title, beating Hana Mandlíková 6-3, 6-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Shriya Saran, South Indian actress (Santhosham), born in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya (41 years old)

Belarusian human rights activist and politician who claimed victory in the disputed 2020 Belarusian presidential election, born in Mikashevichy, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union

Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Soboult, French historian, dies at 68
  • Wifredo Lam, Cuban artist (The Jungle), dies at 79

About September 11, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 41 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hard To Say I'm Sorry - Chicago
  • UK #1 Song: Eye Of The Tiger - Survivor