What Happened on September 13, 1982

Historical Events

  • 50 die in Spantax Airlines DC-10 on takeoff from Malaga, Spain
  • Joe Lefevre gets 6 hits in one baseball game

Baseball Record

MLB Phillies Steve Carlton tosses a complete-game shutout and hits a home run for the 4th time in his career, in 2-0 win over St. Louis, at Veteran's Stadium, Philadelphia; he becomes only pitcher to do so in three different decades

1982 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Miha Zupan, Slovenian basketball player, born in Kranj, Slovenia
  • Nenê, Brazilian basketball player (Houston Rockets), born in São Carlos, Brazil
  • Rickie Weeks, American baseball player, born in Altamonte Springs, Florida
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Philip Ober, American actor (North by Northwest), dies at 80
  • Ray Carter, American orchestra leader (Arthur Murray Dance Party), dies at 73

About September 13, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 41 years and 20 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