What Happened on September 2, 1982

Historical Events

  • Rolling Stone Keith Richard's house burns down

Famous Birthdays

  • Jason Hammel, American baseball player
  • Joey Barton, English soccer midfielder (1 cap; Manchester City, Newcastle, QPR, Burnley) and manager (Fleetwood Town, Bristol Rovers), born in Huyton, England
  • Mandy Cho, Hong Kong actress
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Jay Novello, actor (Harum Scarum, Rebel Breed), dies of cancer at 78
  • Tom Baker, American actor, dies of a drug overdose in New York at 42
1982 Highlights

About September 2, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Abracadabra - The Steve Miller Band
  • UK #1 Song: Eye Of The Tiger - Survivor