What Happened on September 12, 1982

Historical Events

Sports History

Gerard Nijboer (2:15:16) & Rosa Mota (2:36:04) win marathon

US Men's Tennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: Jimmy Connors wins his 4th US title; beats Czech star Ivan Lendl 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Nana Ozaki, Japanese model, born in Osaka, Japan
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Karen Aabye, Danish author (Less bedstemor there jomfru), dies at 77
  • Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor and radio play director (Tomorrow It Will Be Better), dies at 89

About September 12, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 41 years and 21 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