What Happened on September 18, 1982

Historical Events

  • 7th Toronto International Film Festival: "Tempest" directed by Paul Mazursky wins the People's Choice Award
  • Sabra and Shatila massacres - Christian militia massacre at least 700 Palestinians in retaliation for assassination of Bachir Gemayel

Famous Deaths

  • Pei Wenzhong, Chinese anthropologist and archaeologist (Peking Man), dies at 78

About September 18, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 6 months and 7 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