What Happened on September 23, 1982

Historical Events

  • "Doll's Life" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • Amin Gemayel sworn in as President of Lebanon

Album Release

Columbia Records releases "The Nylon Curtain", singer-songwriter Billy Joel's eighth studio album

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1982 History

Famous Deaths

  • Jimmy Wakely, American country music vocalist (5 Star Jubilee), dies of heart failure at 68

About September 23, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

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