What Happened on September 9, 1982

Historical Events

  • "Your Arm's Are Too Short To Box With God" opens at Alvin Theater, NYC; runs for 69 performances
  • Columbia mated with SRBs & external tank in preparation for STS-5
  • Conestoga 1, 1st private commercial rocket, makes suborbital flight

Famous Birthdays

  • Ai Otsuka, Japanese pop singer and songwriter ("Sakuranbo"), born in Osaka, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Frederic Dannay [Ellery Queen], American detective writer, dies at 76
1982 Highlights

About September 9, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 4 months and 22 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