What Happened on September 5, 1982

Historical Events

  • Eddie Hill sets propeller-driven boat water speed record of 229 mph
  • US Men's Amateur Golf Championship, The Country Club: Jay Sigel wins 8 & 7 over David Tolley

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandre Geijo, Spanish-Swiss footballer, born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Sondre Lerche, Norwegian musician, born in Bergen, Norway
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Douglas Bader, RAF fighter pilot in World War II (b. 1910)

About September 5, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 40 years and 9 months
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