On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1982

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Single

"Bad to the Bone" single by George Thorogood and the Destroyers first released

Singer and Guitarist George Thorogood
Singer and Guitarist
George Thorogood

Famous Birthdays

  • Garth Murray, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Hope Larson, American illustrator and cartoonist

Famous Deaths

  • Manos Lo├»zos, Greek composer (b. 1937)
1982 Highlights

About September 17, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo