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1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1982nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 982nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 82nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1980s decade.





January 1 – New ITV franchises, Central, TVS and TSW, are launched.

January 7 – The Commodore 64 8-bit home computer is launched by Commodore International in Las Vegas[1] (released in August); it becomes the all-time best-selling single personal computer model.[2]

January 8 – AT&T Corporation agrees to break up and divest itself of 22 subdivisions.[3]

January 11 – Mark Thatcher, son of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, disappears in the Sahara during the Dakar Rally; he is rescued January 14.

January 11–17 – A brutal cold snap sends temperatures to all-time record lows in dozens of cities throughout the Midwestern United States.

January 13 – Shortly after takeoff, Air Florida Flight 90 crashes into Washington, D.C.'s 14th Street Bridge and falls into the Potomac River, killing 78. On the same day, a Washington Metro train derails to the north, killing three people in the system's first fatal accident.

January 17 – Cold Sunday sweeps over the northern United States.

January 18 – 1982 Thunderbirds Indian Springs Diamond Crash: Four Northrop T-38 aircraft of the United States Air Force Thunderbirds Demonstration Squadron crash at Indian Springs Air Force Auxiliary Field, Nevada, killing all 4 pilots.

January 24 – Super Bowl XVI saw the San Francisco 49ers and game MVP Joe Montana capture their first NFL championship by beating the Cincinnati Bengals 26-21 at Detroit's Pontiac Silverdome.

January 26

Mauno Koivisto is elected President of Finland.

Unemployment in the United Kingdom increases by 129,918 to 3,070,621, a post-war record number.

January 27 – The Garret FitzGerald government of the Republic of Ireland is defeated 82–81 on its budget; the 22nd Dáil Éireann is dissolved.

January 28 – United States Army Brigadier General James L. Dozier is rescued by the Italian anti-terrorism Nucleo Operativo Centrale di Sicurezza (NOCS) force after being held captive for 42 days by the Red Brigades.

January 30 – The first computer virus, the Elk Cloner, written by 15-year old Rich Skrenta, is found.[4] It infects Apple II computers via floppy disk.


February 1 – Senegal and Gambia form a loose Senegambia Confederation.

February 2 – The Hama massacre begins in Syria.

February 3 – Syrian president Hafez al-Assad orders the army to purge the city of Harran of the Muslim Brotherhood.

February 5 – London-based Laker Airways collapses, leaving 6,000 stranded passengers and debts of $270 million.

February 7 – Iraqi club Al-Shorta win the 1982 Arab Club Champions Cup with a 4–2 aggregate win over Al-Nejmeh in the final.

February 9 – Japan Airlines Flight 350 crashes in Tokyo Bay due to thrust reversal on approach to Tokyo International Airport, killing 24 among the 174 people on board.

February 15 – The oil platform Ocean Ranger sinks during a storm off the coast of Newfoundland, killing all 84 rig workers aboard.

February 18 – The Republic of Ireland general election gives a boost to Fianna Fáil.

February 19 – The DeLorean Motor Company Car Factory in Belfast is put into receivership.

February 24 – In South Africa, 22 National Party MPs led by Andries Treurnicht vote for no confidence in P. W. Botha.

February 25 – The European Court of Human Rights rules that teachers who cane, belt or tawse children against the wishes of their parents are in breach of the Human Rights Convention.

February 27 – Atlanta murders of 1979–81: Wayne Williams is convicted of murdering two adult men and is sentenced to two consecutive life terms.

February 28 – Adobe Systems was founded.


March 3 – Elizabeth II opens the Barbican Centre in London.

March 9 – Charles Haughey becomes Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland.

March 10

The United States places an embargo on Libyan oil imports, alleging Libyan support for terrorist groups.

Syzygy: All 8 planets (as well as then presumed planet Pluto) align on the same side of the Sun (see The Jupiter Effect).

March 16 – In Newport, Rhode Island, Claus von Bülow is found guilty of the attempted murder of his wife.

March 18 – Mary Whitehouse's private prosecution of The Romans in Britain collapses.

March 26 – A ground-breaking ceremony for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is held in Washington, D.C.

March 29

Royal Assent is given to the Canada Act 1982, setting the stage for the repatriation of the Canadian Constitution on April 17.

The 54th Academy Awards, hosted by Johnny Carson, are held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. Chariots of Fire wins Best Picture and 3 other Academy Awards.


April 2 – The Falklands War begins: Argentina invades and occupies the Falkland Islands.

April 6 – A blizzard unprecedented in size for April dumps 1–2 feet of snow on the northeastern United States, closing schools and businesses, snarling traffic, and canceling several major league baseball games.

April 17 – By Proclamation of the Queen of Canada on Parliament Hill, Canada patriates its constitution, gaining full political independence from the United Kingdom; included is the country's first entrenched bill of rights.

April 23 – Dennis Wardlow, mayor of Key West, Florida, declares the independent "Conch Republic" for a day.

April 24 – German singer Nicole wins the Eurovision Song Contest 1982 for Germany, with the song Ein Bisschen Frieden.

April 25 – Israel completes its withdrawal from the Sinai Peninsula in accordance with the Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty of 1979.

April 26 – Falklands War: British troops retake South Georgia during Operation Paraquet.

April 30 – The Bijon Setu massacre takes place in India.


May 1 – A crowd of over 100,000 attends the first day of the 1982 World's Fair in Knoxville, Tennessee, which is kicked off with an address by President Ronald Reagan. Over 11 million people attend during its 6-month run.

May 2

Falklands War: The nuclear submarine HMS Conqueror sinks the Argentine cruiser General Belgrano, killing 323 sailors. Operation Algeciras, an attempt to destroy a Royal Navy warship in Gibraltar, fails.

The Weather Channel airs on cable television for the first time.

May 4 – Falklands War: HMS Sheffield is hit by an Exocet missile, and burns out of control; 20 sailors are killed. The ship sinks on May 10.

May 5 – A Unabomber bomb explodes in the computer science department at Vanderbilt University; secretary Janet Smith is injured.

May 8 – French-Canadian racing driver Gilles Villeneuve is killed during qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix.

May 12

Spanish priest Juan María Fernández y Krohn tries to stab Pope John Paul II with a bayonet during the latter's pilgrimage to the shrine at Fátima.

Braniff International Airways is declared bankrupt and ceases all flights.

May 16 – The New York Islanders sweep the Vancouver Canucks in four games to win the 1982 Stanley Cup Final.

May 18 – Falklands War: The British Special Air Service launches an operation to destroy three Argentinean Exocet missiles and five Super Étendard fighter-bombers in mainland Argentina. It fails when the Argentineans discover the plot.

May 21

Falklands War: HMS Ardent is sunk by Argentine aircraft, killing 22 sailors.

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is established.

May 23 – Falklands War: HMS Antelope is lost.

May 24

Iranian troops retake Khorramshahr.

KGB head Yuri Andropov is appointed to the Secretariat of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

May 25 – British ships HMS Coventry and SS Atlantic Conveyor are sunk during the Falklands War; Coventry by two A-4C Skyhawks and the latter sunk by an Exocet.

May 26

Aston Villa wins the European Cup, beating Bayern Munich 1–0 after a 69-minute goal by Peter Withe in Rotterdam.

Kielder Water, an artificial lake in Northumberland, is opened.

May 27

Tottenham Hotspur F.C. wins the FA Cup, beating Queens Park Rangers 1–0 in a replay.

Conservative candidate Tim Smith holds the seat of Beaconsfield in a by-election. The Labour Party candidate is future Prime Minister Tony Blair.

May 28 – Pope John Paul II's visit to the United Kingdom, the first by a reigning pope, begins.

May 28–29 – Falklands War: Battle of Goose Green: British forces defeat a larger Argentine force.

May 30

Spain becomes the 16th member of NATO and the first nation to enter the alliance since West Germany's admission in 1955.

Indianapolis 500: In what Indianapolis Motor Speedway historian Donald Davidson and Speedway public address announcer Tom Carnegie later call the greatest moment in the track's history, 1973 winner Gordon Johncock wins his second race over 1979 winner Rick Mears by 0.16 seconds. Leading to the closest finish to this date, Mears drew alongside Johncock with a lap remaining, after erasing a seemingly insurmountable advantage of more than 11 seconds in the final 10 laps.

Hussain Muhammad Ershad seizes power in Bangladesh.

Cal Ripken, Jr. plays the first of what eventually becomes his record-breaking streak of 2,632 consecutive Major League Baseball games.


June 3 – Israeli ambassador to the UK Shlomo Argov is shot in London,[5] an event which provokes the 1982 Lebanon War; he dies in 2003 in Israel without regaining full consciousness.

June 6

The 1982 Lebanon War begins: Forces under Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon invade southern Lebanon in their "Operation Peace for the Galilee," eventually reaching as far north as the capital Beirut.

The United Nations Security Council votes to demand that Israel withdraw its troops from Lebanon.

June 8

President Ronald Reagan becomes the first American chief executive to address a joint session of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Falklands War: British ship RFA Sir Galahad is destroyed during the Bluff Cove Air Attacks

VASP Flight 168, a Boeing 727 passenger jet, crashes into a forest hillside in Fortaleza in Brazil, killing 137.

June 11 – E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial is released in the United States; this will become the biggest box-office hit of the rest of the decade.[6]

June 12 – The Nuclear Disarmament Rally, an event against nuclear weapon proliferation, draws 750,000 to New York City's Central Park. Jackson Browne, James Taylor, Bruce Springsteen and Linda Ronstadt attend. An international convocation at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine features prominent peace activists from around the world and afterward participants march on Fifth Avenue to Central Park for the rally.

June 13

The 1982 FIFA World Cup begins in Spain.

Fahd becomes King of Saudi Arabia upon the death of his brother, Khalid.

June 14 – Falklands War: Argentine forces in the capital, Stanley, conditionally surrender to British forces.

June 18 – Argentine military dictator Leopoldo Galtieri resigns in the wake of his country's defeat in the Falklands War.

June 19 – The body of "God's Banker", Roberto Calvi, chairman of Banco Ambrosiano, is found hanging beneath Blackfriars Bridge in London.

June 21 – Prince William is born at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, West London.

June 24 – British Airways Flight 9 suffers a temporary four-engine flameout and damage to the exterior of the plane after flying through the otherwise undetected volcanic ash plume from Indonesia's Mount Galunggung.

June 25 – The Institute for Puerto Rican Policy is founded in New York City to research and advocate for Puerto Rican and Latino community issues. In 2006, it changes its name to the National Institute for Latino Policy.

June 30 – The Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution of the United States falls short of the 38 states needed to pass.


July 2

Lawnchair Larry flight flies 16,000 feet (4,900 m) above Long Beach, California, in a lawn chair with weather balloons attached.

Roy Jenkins is elected Leader of the Social Democratic Party.

July 3 – ASLEF train drivers in the United Kingdom go on strike over hours of work; they return to work on July 18.

July 4 – Four Iranian diplomats are kidnapped upon Israel's invasion of Lebanon.

July 6 – A lunar eclipse (umbral duration 236 min and total duration 106 min, the longest of the 20th century) occurs.

July 9

Pan Am Flight 759 (Boeing 727) crashes in Kenner, Louisiana, killing all 146 on board and 8 on the ground.

Intruder Michael Fagan breaches Buckingham Palace security as far as into the bedroom of Elizabeth II.

July 11 – Italy beats West Germany 3–1 to win the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain.

July 12 – Checker Motors Corporation ceases production of automobiles.

July 15 – Geoffrey Prime, a GCHQ civil servant, is remanded in custody on charges under the Official Secrets Act 1911.

July 16 – In New York City, the Reverend Sun Myung Moon is sentenced to 18 months in prison and fined $25,000 for tax fraud and conspiracy to obstruct justice.

July 19 – William Whitelaw, Home Secretary, announces that Michael Trestrail (the Queen's bodyguard) has resigned from the Metropolitan Police Service over a relationship with a male prostitute.

July 20 – Hyde Park and Regent's Park bombings: the Provisional IRA detonates 2 bombs in central London, killing 8 soldiers, wounding 47 people, and leading to the deaths of 7 horses.

July 21 – HMS Hermes, the Royal Navy flagship during the Falklands War, returns home to Portsmouth to a hero's welcome.

July 23

The International Whaling Commission decides to end commercial whaling by 1985–1986.

A coroner's jury returns a verdict of suicide on Roberto Calvi, who was found hanging under Blackfriars Bridge.

Torrential rain and mudslides in Nagasaki, Japan destroy bridges and kill 299.

On a movie set, the Twilight Zone actor Vic Morrow and 2 child actors die in a helicopter stunt accident.

July 31 – In Beaune, France, 53 persons, 46 of them children, die in a highway accident (France's worst). Savoy becomes bringing the last one and becomes folded into the re-establishment country as Savoy (1982-present) on first of the year.


August 1 – Attempted coup against government of Daniel Arap Moi in Kenya.

August 4 – The United Nations Security Council votes to censure Israel because its troops are still in Lebanon.

August 4 – Birthday of Muzamal Hussain Shah

August 7 – Italian Prime Minister Giovanni Spadolini resigns.

August 12 – Mexico announces it is unable to pay its large foreign debt, triggering a debt crisis that quickly spreads throughout Latin America.

August 13 – In Hong Kong, health warnings on cigarette packets are made statutory.[7]

August 17 – The first compact discs (CDs) are produced in Germany.

August 20 – Lebanese Civil War: A multinational force lands in Beirut to oversee the PLO withdrawal from Lebanon. French troops arrive August 21, U.S. Marines August 25.


September 1 – The United States Air Force Space Command is founded.

September 3 – Italian general Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiesa is killed in a Mafia ambush.

September 5 – Iowa paperboy Johnny Gosch is kidnapped.

September 14 – Lebanese President-elect Bachir Gemayel is assassinated in Beirut.

September 18 – A Lebanese Christian militia (the Phalange) kill thousands of Palestinians in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in West Beirut, the massacre is a response to the assassination of president-elect, Bachir Gemayel four days earlier.

September 19 – The first emoticons are posted by Scott Fahlman.

September 21

The first International Day of Peace is proclaimed by the (United Nations).

The National Football League Players Association calls a strike, the first in-season work stoppage in the National Football League's 63-year history. The strike lasts for 57 days, reduces the regular season from 16 games to 9, and forces an expanded 16-team playoff tournament.

September 23 – Amine Gemayel, brother of Bachir, is elected president of Lebanon.

September 24 – The Wimpy Operation, first act of armed resistance against Israeli troops in Beirut.

September 25 – In Israel, 400,000 marchers demand the resignation of Prime Minister Menachem Begin.

September 26 – Thermals take Australian parachutist Rich Collins up to 2,800 metres (9,200 ft) during a jump; he almost blacks out due to lack of oxygen. He releases his main parachute to fall to lower altitude and lands by his reserve parachute.

September 29–October 1 – The Chicago Tylenol murders occur when seven people in the Chicago area die after ingesting capsules laced with potassium cyanide.


October 1

Helmut Kohl replaces Helmut Schmidt as Chancellor of Germany through a constructive vote of no confidence.

In Orlando, Florida, Walt Disney World opens the second largest theme park, EPCOT Center, to the public for the first time.

Sony launches the first consumer compact disc (CD) player (model CDP-101).

October 4

Glenn Gould, Canadian pianist, dies from a stroke. Later, his recently re-recorded Aria from the Goldberg Variations, by J.S. Bach, is played at the end of his funeral service.

October 8

Poland bans Solidarity after having suspended it on December 13, 1981.

After six years in opposition, Social Democrat Olof Palme becomes once again Prime Minister of Sweden.

October 11 – The Mary Rose, flagship of Henry VIII of England that sank in 1545, is raised from the Solent.

October 13 – The Ford Sierra is launched in Europe, replacing the Ford Cortina (which was known as the Ford Taunus on continental Europe).

October 19 – John DeLorean is arrested for selling cocaine to undercover FBI agents (he is later found not guilty due to entrapment).

October 20 – Luzhniki disaster: During the UEFA Cup match between FC Spartak Moscow and HFC Haarlem, 66 people are crushed to death.

October 27

In Canada, Dominion Day is officially renamed Canada Day.

The Homosexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 1982 comes into effect, decriminalising homosexuality in Northern Ireland for those aged 18 or older.

October 28 – The Socialist Party wins the election in Spain; Felipe González is elected Prime Minister.


November 2 – Channel 4, a British public-service television broadcaster, is launched, with Richard Whiteley's Countdown being the first program to be broadcast.

November 3

A gasoline or petrol tanker explodes in the Salang Tunnel in Afghanistan, killing at least 176 people.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average surges 43.41 points, or 4.25%, to close at 1,065.49, its first all-time high in more than 9 years. It last hit a record on January 11, 1973, when the average closed at 1,051.70. The points gain is the biggest ever up to this point.

November 6 – Cameroon president Ahmadou Ahidjo resigns, replaced by Paul Biya.

November 7 – The Thames Barrier is first publicly demonstrated.

November 8 – Kenan Evren becomes the seventh president of Turkey as a result of constitution referendum. His former title was "head of state".

November 11 – In Lebanon, the first Tyre headquarters bombing kills between 89 and 102 people.

November 12 – In the Soviet Union, former KGB head Yuri Andropov is selected to become the general secretary of the Soviet Communist Party's Central Committee, succeeding the late Leonid I. Brezhnev who had died two days earlier.

November 13 – The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C., after a march to its site by thousands of Vietnam War veterans.

November 14 – The leader of Poland's outlawed Solidarity movement, Lech Wałęsa, is released from 11 months of internment near the Soviet border.

November 20

The General Union of Ecuadorian Workers (UGTE) is founded.

University of California, Berkeley executes "The Play" in a college football game against Stanford. Completing a wacky 57-yard kickoff return that includes five laterals, Kevin Moen runs through Stanford band members who had prematurely come onto the field. His touchdown stands and California wins 25–20.

November 25 – The Minneapolis Thanksgiving Day fire destroys an entire city block of downtown Minneapolis, including the headquarters of Northwestern National Bank.

November 27 – Yasuhiro Nakasone becomes Prime Minister of Japan.

November 28

Representatives from 88 countries gather in Geneva to discuss world trade and ways to work toward aspects of free trade.

The Edmonton Eskimos win an unprecedented 5th consecutive Grey Cup; a feat yet unaccomplished by any professional football franchise to win the 70th Grey Cup defeating the Toronto Argonauts 32-16.[8]

November 30 – Michael Jackson releases his sixth studio album, Thriller, in the United States, which will go on to be the greatest selling album of all time at 110 million units sold worldwide.


December 1 – Miguel de la Madrid takes office as President of Mexico.

December 2 – At the University of Utah, 61-year-old retired dentist Barney Clark becomes the first person to receive a permanent artificial heart (he lives for 112 days with the device).

December 3 – A final soil sample is taken from the site of Times Beach, Missouri. It is found to contain 300 times the safe level of dioxin.

December 4 – The People's Republic of China adopts its current constitution.

December 7 – The first U.S. execution by lethal injection is carried out in Texas.

December 8 – The December murders occur in Suriname.

December 11 – Pop group ABBA make their final public performance on the British TV programme The Late, Late Breakfast Show.

December 12 – Women's peace protest at RAF Greenham Common: 30,000 women hold hands and form a human chain around the 14.5 km (9 mi) perimeter fence.

December 13 – The 6.2 Mw  North Yemen earthquake shakes southwestern Yemen with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe), killing 2,800.

December 16 – The United Freedom Front bombs an office of South African Airways in Elmont, NY and an IBM office in Harrison, NY.[9] Two police officers suffer hearing damage. The UFF claimed responsibility for the IBM building bombing in March 1984, stating that the company was targeted because of its business in South Africa under Apartheid.[10]

December 22 – The Indian Ocean Commission (Commission de l'Océan Indien) (COI) is created by Port Louis Agreement.

December 23 – The United States Environmental Protection Agency recommends the evacuation of Times Beach, Missouri, due to dangerous levels of dioxin contamination.

December 24 – The "Christmas Eve Blizzard of '82" hits Denver.

December 26 – Time magazine's Man of the Year is given for the first time to a non-human, the computer.

December 29 – Paul "Bear" Bryant coaches his final college football game, leading Alabama to a 21–15 victory over Illinois in the Liberty Bowl at Memphis, Tennessee. Bryant dies of a massive heart attack four weeks later at age 69.

Date unknown[edit]

The population of the People's Republic of China alone exceeds 1 billion, making China the first nation to have a population of more than 1 billion.

A global surplus of crude oil causes gasoline prices to collapse.

A brief but severe recession begins in the United States.

Seattle is officially dubbed the Emerald City after a contest is held to choose a new city slogan.

Ciabatta bread is invented by a baker in Verona, Italy.

The car brand Toyota Camry is introduced.

Jonathan Schell's The Fate of the Earth, published in book format in the United States, warns of the dangers of the nuclear arms race.

Dorling Kindersley, formerly a book packager, begins publishing.

In a Gallup poll, 51% of Americans do not accept homosexuality as normal.

The first China Central Television New Year's Gala program starts. This program is watched by 1.1 billion Chinese every year.[citation needed]



January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

Further information: Category: 1982 births



Eddie Redmayne


Lauren Cohan


Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge


Dwyane Wade


Pete Buttigieg


Jodie Sweetin


Adam Lambert

January 1 – David Nalbandian, Argentine tennis player

January 2 – Kevin Dudley, American football player

January 3 – Chisu, Finnish singer-songwriter

January 4

Hollie Stevens, American pornographic actress and model (d. 2012)

Kang Hye-jung, South Korean actress

Richard Logan, English footballer

January 5

Janica Kostelić, Croatian skier

Vadims Vasiļevskis, Latvian javelin thrower

January 6

Gilbert Arenas, American basketball player

Eddie Redmayne, English actor

January 7

Francisco Rodríguez, Venezuelan baseball player

Lauren Cohan, British-American actress

Ruth Negga, Irish actress

Camilo Villegas, Colombian golfer

January 8

Jonathan Cantwell, Australian racing cyclist (d. 2018)

Gaby Hoffmann, American actress

January 9 – Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, British princess

January 10

Misato Fukuen, Japanese voice actress

Ana Layevska, Ukrainian–born, Mexican singer and actress

Josh Ryan Evans, American actor (d. 2002)

January 11

Ashley Taylor Dawson, English singer and actor

Blake Heron, American actor (d. 2017)

January 12

Shawn Desman, Canadian pop musician

Dontrelle Willis, American baseball player

January 13

Guillermo Coria, Argentine tennis player

Ruth Wilson, English actress

January 14

Caleb Followill, American singer

Víctor Valdés, Spanish football player

January 15 – Benjamin Agosto, American skater

January 17

David Blue, American actor

Dwyane Wade, American professional basketball player

January 18

Quinn Allman, American guitarist

Joanna Newsom, American singer, harpist, pianist and songwriter

January 19

Pete Buttigieg, American politician and Presidential candidate (Mayor of South Bend, Indiana)

Jodie Sweetin, American actress

January 20 – Erin Wasson, American model and actress

January 21 – Go Shiozaki, Japanese professional wrestler

January 22

Liane Bahler, German professional cyclist (d. 2007)

Jason Peters, American football player

January 23

Karol Bielecki, Polish handball player

Patrick Levis, American actor

January 24 – Daveed Diggs, American actor and rapper

January 25

Noemi, Italian singer

Sho Sakurai, Japanese singer

Bella Blue, American burlesque dancer

January 28

Mirtel Pohla, Estonian actress

Ainett Stephens, Venezuelan television personality/model

January 29

Adam Lambert, American singer

Heidi Mueller, American actress

January 31 – Elena Paparizou, Greek-Swedish singer



Bridget Regan


Alice Eve


Cory Doran


Danny Tamberelli


Natalie Dormer

February 1

Iness Chepkesis Chenonge, Kenyan athlete

Gavin Henson, Welsh rugby union player

February 2

Li-Mei Chiang, Japanese actress

Filippo Magnini, Italian swimmer

Kelly Mazzante, American basketball player

February 3

Vera Brezhneva, Ukrainian and Russian pop-singer and television presenter

Bridget Regan, American actress

February 4

Mandisa Stevenson, American basketball player

Tomas Vaitkus, Lithuanian professional road racing cyclist

February 5

Kevin Everett, American football player

Yū Kobayashi, Japanese voice actress

February 6 – Alice Eve, English actress

February 7

Cory Doran, Canadian voice actor and director

Delia Matache, Romanian singer

February 8

Danny Tamberelli, American actor, comedian and musician

Zersenay Tadese, Eritrean long distance track/road running athlete

February 9 – Ami Suzuki, Japanese singer

February 10

Justin Gatlin, American athlete

Yoshimasa Hosoya, Japanese voice actor

Mon Redee Sut Txi, Malaysian athlete

February 11

Natalie Dormer, English actress

Neil Robertson, Australian snooker player

February 12 – Carter Hayden, Canadian actor and voice actor

February 13 – Lanisha Cole, American model

February 14 – Marián Gáborík, Czechoslovakian (now Slovakia) hockey player

February 16 – Lupe Fiasco, American rapper

February 17

Adriano, Brazilian footballer

Brooke D'Orsay, Canadian actress and voice actress

Daniel Merriweather, Australian singer

February 18 – Jessie Ward, American actress

February 19 – Camelia Potec, Romanian swimmer

February 22

Buğra Gülsoy, Turkish actor, architect, director, graphic designer and photographer

Jenna Haze, American pornographic actress

Kelly Johnson, American baseball player

February 25

Chris Baird, Northern Irish footballer

Maria Kanellis, American professional wrestler/model

Bert McCracken, American singer

February 26 – Nate Ruess, American singer-songwriter

February 28

Andres Nuiamäe, Estonian soldier (d. 2004)

Natalia Vodianova, Russian model, actress and philanthropist



Jessica Biel


Kat Von D


Thomas Middleditch


Danica Patrick


Jenny Slate


David Poisson

March 2

Kevin Kurányi, German soccer player

Henrik Lundqvist, Swedish hockey goaltender

Mike Nugent, American football player

Ben Roethlisberger, American football player

March 3 – Jessica Biel, American actress

March 4

Landon Donovan, American soccer player

Yasemin Mori, Turkish musician

March 5 – Daniel Carter, New Zealand rugby player

March 6 – Stephen Jordan, English footballer

March 8

Nicoleta Onel, Romanian gymnast

Kat Von D, Mexican-born American tattoo artist

March 9 – Paul Ballard, English television presenter

March 10

Kwame Brown, American basketball player

Thomas Middleditch, Canadian actor

March 11

Thora Birch, American actress and producer

Lindsey McKeon, American actress

March 13

Gisela Mota Ocampo, mayor of Temixco, Morelos, Mexico 2016 (asassinated January 2, 2016)

Jamie Cox, Australian cricketer

March 15

Bobby Boswell, American soccer player

Tom Budge, Australian actor

Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich, Kenyan long-distance runner

Daniel Richardsson, Swedish Olympic cross-country skier

March 17 – Herman Sikumbang, Indonesian guitarist (d. 2018)

March 18 – Adam Pally, American actor and comedian

March 19 – Triana Iglesias, Norwegian model/Playboy Cyber Girl

March 20

Erica Luttrell, Canadian actress

Nick Blood, English actor

Nick Wheeler, American musician

March 21

Maria Elena Camerin, Italian tennis player

Santino Fontana, American actor and singer

March 22

Michelle Bolsonaro, First Lady of Brazil

Chris Wallace, American musician and singer

Constance Wu, American actress

March 23 – Tomasz Kuszczak, Polish football goalkeeper

March 24 – Kenichirou Ohashi, Japanese voice actor

March 25

Sean Faris, American actor

Danica Patrick, American race car driver

Jenny Slate, American actress and comedian

March 26 – Mikel Arteta, Spanish football player

March 29 – Hideaki Takizawa, Japanese actor and singer

March 30

Jason Dohring, American actor

Philippe Mexès, French footballer

Javier Portillo, Spanish footballer

March 31

Brian Tyree Henry, American actor

David Poisson, French alpine skier (d. 2017)

Tal Ben Haim, Israeli footballer

Chloé Zhao, Chinese-American film director



Cobie Smulders


Jay Baruchel


Seth Rogen


Gina Carano


Cassidy Freeman


Kelly Clarkson


Harry Shum Jr.


Kirsten Dunst


Drew Seeley

April 1

Taran Killam, American actor and comedian

Andreas Thorkildsen, Norwegian javelin thrower

Róbert Vittek, Slovak football player

April 2 – David Ferrer, Spanish tennis player

April 3

Jared Allen, American football player

Kasumi Nakane, Japanese gravure idol

Cobie Smulders, Canadian actress

April 4 – Justin Cook, American voice actor

April 5

Hayley Atwell, English American actress

Matt Pickens, American soccer player

April 6

Ilan Hall, Israeli-American chef

Bret Harrison, American actor and singer

Euclides Varela, Cape Verdean long-distance runner

Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Spanish actor

April 7

Sonjay Dutt, Indian American professional wrestler

Kelli Young, English singer

April 9

Jay Baruchel, Canadian actor and film director

Olímpio Cipriano, Angolan basketball player

Mason Ewing, American stylist, CEO and movie producer blind

April 10

Chyler Leigh, American actress

Nadia Meikher, Ukrainian mezzo-soprano singer

April 12 – Easton Corbin, American country music singer

April 13

Nellie McKay, American singer

Federico Crescentini, Sanmarinese football player (d. 2006)

April 14 – Larissa França, Brazilian beach volleyball player

April 15 – Seth Rogen, Canadian actor, comedian, film director and screenwriter

April 16 – Gina Carano, American actress, television personality, fitness model and a former mixed martial artist

April 18

Scott Hartnell, Canadian hockey player

Marie-Élaine Thibert, Canadian singer

April 19

Ola Vigen Hattestad, Norwegian Olympic cross-country skier

Ignacio Serricchio, Argentine-born American actor

Shotti, American record executive

April 20 – Keiichiro Nagashima, Japanese speed skater

April 21 – Claybourne Elder, American actor, singer, and writer

April 22

Kaká, Brazilian footballer

Cassidy Freeman, American actress and musician

Noriko Shitaya, Japanese voice actress

April 24

Kelly Clarkson, American singer

Shayna Nackoney, Canadian synchronized swimmer

April 25 – Monty Panesar, English cricketer

April 26

Nadja Benaissa, German pop singer

Jon Lee, English singer and actor

April 27

Katrina Johnson, American actress

Brian Gallant, Canadian politician, Premier of New Brunswick

April 28

Donna Feldman, American model and actress

Nikki Grahame, British reality TV star

Harry Shum Jr., Costa Rican American dancer and actor

April 30

Lloyd Banks, American rapper

Kirsten Dunst, American actress

Drew Seeley, Canadian actor, singer-songwriter and dancer



Jamie Dornan


Rebecca Hall


Cory Monteith


Alexandra Breckenridge


Jessica Raine


Ana Beatriz Barros

May 1

Jamie Dornan, Northern Irish actor and model

Darijo Srna, Croatian soccer player

May 3 – Rebecca Hall, British American actress

May 4

Markus Rogan, Austrian swimmer

Vera Schmidt, Hungarian singer-songwriter

May 6 – Jason Witten, American football player

May 7 – Ákos Buzsáky, Hungarian footballer

May 8 – Adrián González, Mexican-American baseball player

May 9 – Rachel Boston, American actress

May 10

Jeremy Gable, American playwright

Adebayo Akinfenwa, English footballer

May 11

Cory Monteith, Canadian actor (d. 2013)

Jonathan Jackson, American actor

May 13 – Oguchi Onyewu, American soccer player

May 14

Ai Shibata, Japanese swimmer

Anjelah Johnson, American actress

May 15

Alexandra Breckenridge, American actress, voice actress, and photographer

Veronica Campbell-Brown, Jamaican athlete

Tatsuya Fujiwara, Japanese actor

Jessica Sutta, American dancer, showgirl, singer

Layal Abboud, Lebanese singer

May 16

Melissa Altro, Canadian actress and voice actress

Billy Crawford, Filipino-American singer

Tiya Sircar, American actress

May 17

Dylan Macallister, Australian soccer player

Tony Parker, French basketball player

Kaye Abad, Filipino-American actress

May 19 –

Kevin Amankwaah, English footballer

May 20

Petr Čech, Czech footballer

Jessica Raine, English actress

Lee Ryol-li, Korean-Japanese boxer

Candace Bailey, American actress and television personality

May 22

Erin McNaught, 2006 Miss Australia

Apolo Ohno, American short track speed skater and actor

May 23 – Tristan Prettyman, American singer-songwriter

May 25 – Alexandr Ivanov, Russian javelin thrower

May 26 – Yoko Matsugane, Japanese model

May 27 – Michael de Grussa, Australian musician/comedian

May 29

Ana Beatriz Barros, Brazilian model

Anita Briem, Icelandic actress



Jewel Staite


Yelena Isinbayeva


Tara Lipinski


Jodi Sta. Maria


Jussie Smollett


Benjamin Walker


Jarret Stoll

June 1 – Justine Henin, Belgian tennis player

June 2 – Jewel Staite, Canadian actress

June 3 – Yelena Isinbayeva, Russian athlete

June 5

Baron Geisler, Filipino actor

Yoo In-na, South Korean actor

June 7 – Amy Nuttall, British actress and opera singer

June 8

Josh Pence, American actor

Nadia Petrova, Russian tennis player

June 10

Laleh, Swedish singer-songwriter

Tara Lipinski, American figure skater

Princess Madeleine of Sweden

June 11

Eldar Rønning, Norwegian cross-country skier

Diana Taurasi, American basketball player

June 12

Aviv Alush, Israeli actor

Jason David, American football player

June 13

Kenenisa Bekele, Ethiopian long-distance runner

Davood Ghadami, English actor

June 14

Jamie Green, English race car driver

Nicole Irving, Australian swimmer

Luda Kroitor, Moldavian-born salsa dancer and instructor

June 15 – James Lamont, English television writer

June 16 – Jodi Sta. Maria, Filipina actress

June 17

Arthur Darvill, British actor

Ursula Ratasepp, Estonian actress

June 18 – Marco Borriello, Italian football player

June 19

Hugh Everett III, American physicist

Mika Kamita, Japanese singer

Michael Yarmush, American-Canadian actor and voice actor

June 21

Jussie Smollett, American actor[11]

Benjamin Walker, American actor

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, British prince

Danny Buijs, Dutch football manager and former player

June 22

Tetsuya Naito, Japanese professional wrestler

Soraia Chaves, Portuguese actress and model

Ian Kinsler, American baseball player

June 23

Beau Kittredge, American ultimate player

Joona Puhakka, Finnish diver

Denys Shelikhov, Ukrainian football player

June 24

Natasa Dusev-Janics, Serbian-Hungarian sprint canoer

Jarret Stoll, Canadian ice hockey player

Kevin Nolan, English professional footballer

June 25

Rain, South Korean singer-songwriter, actor, and music producer

Ryan Block, American technology entrepreneur

Mikhail Youzhny, Russian tennis player

Cécile Cassel, French actress and singer

June 26

Rosdin Wasli, Malaysian footballer

Tolga Safer, British actor

June 27

Takeru Shibaki, Japanese actor

Polo Ravales, Filipino actor and model

June 28

Jason Tam, American actor and dancer

Jung Gyu-woon, South Korean actor

Grazi Massafera, Brazilian actress and model

June 29

Lily Rabe, American actress

Colin Jost, American actor, writer, and comedian

Ott Sepp, Estonian actor, singer, writer and television presenter

Matthew Mercer, American voice actor, screenwriter and director

Kwon Yul, South Korean actor

June 30

Lizzy Caplan, American actress

Ashley Walters, English rapper and actor

Büşra Pekin, Turkish actress

Amer Delić, Bosnian tennis player



Tuba Büyüküstün


Sophia Bush


Pendleton Ward


Carl Espen


Priyanka Chopra


Jared Padalecki


Paul Wesley


Elisabeth Moss


Anna Paquin


Brad Renfro


Allison Mack


Yvonne Strahovski

July 1

Daniel Lee Chee Hun, Malaysian-Chinese singer

Hilarie Burton, American actress and VJ

Carmella DeCesare, American model

Johann Tschopp, Swiss mountain bike racer

July 2

Ferras Alqaisi, American singer-songwriter

Beste Bereket, Turkish actress

July 3

Kanika, Indian actress and singer

Steph Jones, American singer-songwriter

July 4

Hannah Harper, American porn actress and director

Michael Sorrentino, American model, actor, and author

Antonio Reguero, Spanish footballer

Mo McRae, American actor, writer and producer

Zoran Ljubinković, Serbian footballer

July 5

Javed Ali, Indian singer

Tuba Büyüküstün, Turkish actress

Monica Day, American model and journalist

Fabrício de Souza, Brazilian footballer

Alexander Dimitrenko, Ukrainian-German boxer

Julien Féret, French footballer

Alberto Gilardino, Italian footballer

Philippe Gilbert, Belgian cyclist

Kate Gynther, Australian water polo player

Dave Haywood, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

Paíto, Mozambican footballer

Javier Paredes, Spanish footballer

Szabolcs Perenyi, Romanian-Hungarian footballer

Beno Udrih, Slovenian basketball player

July 6

Brandon Jacobs, American football player

Bree Robertson, Australian gymnast and actress

Misty Upham, American actress (d. 2014)

Tay Zonday, American actor and singer

July 7

Sakakibara, Japanese serial killer

Jan Laštůvka, Czech footballer

Julien Doré, French singer-songwriter, musician and actor

July 8

Miguel Thiré, Brazilian actor

David Kenga, Kenyan footballer

Sophia Bush, American actress

Pendleton Ward, American animator

Hakim Warrick, American basketball player

July 9

Toby Kebbell, English actor

Slaine Kelly, Irish actress

Sidão, Brazilian volleyball player

Sakon Yamamoto, Japanese racecar driver

July 10

Sebastian Mila, Polish footballer

Sam Fisher, Australian rules footballer

Jeffrey Walker, Australian actor and director

July 12

Antonio Cassano, Italian footballer

Vinicius Machado, Brazilian producer and actor

Walter Perez, American actor, television actor and musician

July 13

Luvsanlkhündegiin Otgonbayar, Mongolian athlete

Shin-Soo Choo, Korean baseball player

Yadier Molina, Puerto Rican baseball player

July 15

Maksym Khvorost, Ukrainian épée fencer

Cristian Dănălache, Romanian footballer

Carl Espen, Norwegian singer and songwriter

July 16

Kellie Wells, American athlete

Angel David Revilla, Venezuelan writer

Marco Morales, Filipino actor

Steven Hooker, Australian pole vaulter.

Aamna Sharif, Indian actress.

July 17 – Natasha Hamilton, Lead singer of British pop group Atomic Kitten

July 18

Ryan Cabrera, Colombian-American pop rock musician

Priyanka Chopra, Indian actress and beauty queen

Andrew Alexander, English stage, television and film actor

July 19

Jared Padalecki, American actor

Raphael Assunção, Brazilian mixed martial artist

Katee Shean, American choreographer, actor, and singer

July 20 – Percy Daggs III, American actor

July 21

Jason Cram, Australian swimmer

Veronica Belmont, American media personality

Mao Kobayashi, Japanese newscaster and actress (d. 2017)

July 22 – Lafaele Moala, Tongan footballer

July 23

Tom Mison, English actor

Paul Wesley, American actor

Zanjoe Marudo, Filipino actor

July 24

Elisabeth Moss, American actress

Anna Paquin, Canadian-born New Zealand actress

July 25

Brad Renfro, American actor (d. 2008)

Oneohtrix Point Never, American producer and composer

July 28

Michael Rose, English footballer

Tom Pelphrey, American actor

July 29 – Allison Mack, German-American actress

July 30

James Anderson, English cricketer

Martin Starr, American actor

Yvonne Strahovski, Australian actress


Matt Lauria, American actor and musician

August 17

Ryan Driller, American porn actor

Jon Olsson, Swedish freestyle skier

Mark Salling, American actor (d. 2018)

August 19

Willy Denzey, French singer

Melissa Fumero, American actress

Stipe Miocic, American mixed martial artist

Erika Christensen, American actress and singer

August 20

Meghan Ory, Canadian actress

Jamil Walker Smith, American actor

August 21

Akane Omae, Japanese voice actress

Omar Sachedina, Canadian journalist and news anchor

August 23 – Natalie Coughlin, American Olympic swimmer

August 24

Kim Källström, Swedish footballer

Jennifer Widerstrom, American personal trainer

August 25

Benjamin Diskin, American voice actor

Jung Jae-sung, South Korean badminton player (d. 2018)

August 26 – John Mulaney, American actor and comedian

August 27 – Josh Duhon, American actor

August 28

Karo Parisyan, Armenian MMA fighter

Kelly Thiebaud, American actress

LeAnn Rimes, American country singer

August 29

Echo Kellum, American actor and comedian

Mayana Moura, Brazilian actress and former model

Carlos Delfino, Argentine basketball player

Vincent Enyeama, Nigerian football goalkeeper

Leon Washington, American football player

August 30 – Andy Roddick, American tennis player

August 31

Ian Crocker, American Olympic swimmer

José Manuel Reina Páez, Spanish footballer



St. Vincent


J. G. Quintel




Kosuke Kitajima


Billie Piper


Lil Wayne


Lacey Chabert


Kieran Culkin

September 1 – Jeffrey Buttle, Canadian figure skater

September 2

Mandy Cho, Hong Kong actress

Alan Tate, British professional footballer

September 3

Sarah Burke, Canadian freestyle skier (d. 2012)

Ayumi Fujimura, Japanese voice actress

September 5 – Cyndi Wang, Taiwanese singer and actress

September 7 – Ryoko Shiraishi, Japanese voice actress

September 9 – Ai Otsuka, Japanese singer, songwriter, pianist and actress

September 10 – Bret Iwan, American voice actor

September 11 – Shriya Saran, Indian actress

September 12 – Nana Ozaki, Japanese gravure idol

September 13

Nenê, Brazilian basketball player

J. G. Quintel, American animator

September 16 – Leon Britton, English footballer

September 18 – Lukas Reimann, Swiss politician

September 19

Skepta, English MC and record producer

Nicole Voss, American model

September 20 – JJ Jia, Chinese actress

September 22

Kosuke Kitajima, Japanese swimmer

Billie Piper, English actress and singer

September 23

Shyla Stylez, Canadian porn actress (d. 2017)

Alyssa Sutherland, Australian actress and model

September 25 – Hyun Bin, Korean actor

September 26 – Betty Sun, Chinese actress

September 27

Anna Camp, American actress

Ella Scott Lynch, Australian actress

Jon McLaughlin, American pop rock singer-songwriter and pianist

Abhinav Shukla, Indian actor and model

Lil Wayne, African-American rapper

Darrent Williams, American football player (d. 2007)

September 28

Abhinav Bindra, Indian shooter

Megumi Kagurazaka, Japanese actress

Ranbir Kapoor, Indian actor

Emeka Okafor, American basketball player

Anderson Varejão, American basketball player

St. Vincent, American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist

September 29

Ariana Jollee, American porn actress and director

Amy Williams, British Olympic medallist

September 30

Lacey Chabert, American actress

Kieran Culkin, American actor

Li Xiaolu, Chinese actress

Ryan Stout, American actor

Michelle Marsh, British model



Erik von Detten


Ian Thorpe


Svetlana Loboda


Matt Smith

October 1 – Sandra Oxenryd, Swedish pop singer

October 2 – Tyson Chandler, American basketball player

October 3

Erik von Detten, American actor

Clemence Poesy, French actress

October 4 – Jered Weaver, American baseball player

October 5 – Zhang Yining, Chinese table tennis player

October 6

Levon Aronian, Armenian chess Grandmaster

MC Lars, American rapper

October 7

Madjid Bougherra, Algerian footballer

Jermain Defoe, English footballer

Robby Ginepri, American tennis player

October 8 – Princess Siribhachudabhorn of Thailand

October 9 – Travis Rice, American snowboarder

October 10

Jason Oost, Dutch footballer

Dan Stevens, British actor

October 11

Salim Stoudamire, American basketball player

October 13

Jo Yoon-hee, South Korean actress and model

Ian Thorpe, Australian swimmer

October 15

Lane Toran, American actor

Imran Abbas Naqvi, Pakistani actor and model

Jessica Rey, American actress

Saif Saaeed Shaheen, Qatarian athlete

October 16 – Svetlana Loboda, Ukrainian singer and composer

October 17 – Nick Riewoldt, Australian rules footballer

October 18 – Shauntay Henderson, American criminal

October 19

Atom Araullo, Filipino journalist and television personality

Louis Oosthuizen, South African golfer

October 20

Katie Featherston, American actress

Adela Jušić, contemporary visual artist from Bosnia and Herzegovina

October 21

Matt Dallas, American actor

Lee Chong Wei, Malaysian badminton player

October 22

Robinson Canó, Dominican baseball player

Heath Miller, American football player

October 23

Ryan Reynolds, Canadian-American actor

October 25 – Eman Lam, Hong Kong singer

October 26 – Nicola Adams, English boxer

October 27

Jessy Matador, Congolese-French singer

Dennis Moran, American computer hacker

October 28

Michael Stahl-David, American Actor

Mai Kuraki, Japanese singer

Anthony Lerew, American baseball player

Matt Smith, English actor

October 29

Ariel Lin, Taiwanese actress and singer

Chelan Simmons, Canadian actress



Evgeni Plushenko


Kamila Skolimowska


Anne Hathaway


Damon Wayans Jr.


Gemma Chan


Elisha Cuthbert

November 2

Adam Springfield, American actor

Kyoko Fukada, Japanese actress, model and singer

November 3 – Pekka Rinne, Finnish ice hockey goaltender

November 4

Devin Hester, American football player

Kamila Skolimowska, Polish hammer thrower (d. 2009)

November 5 – Rob Swire, Australian musician

November 6 – Sowelu, Japanese singer

November 8

Ted DiBiase, American professional wrestler and actor

Ethan Juan, Taiwanese actor

Francesco Molinari, Italian golfer

November 9 – Jana Pittman, Australian athlete

November 10

Ruth Lorenzo, Spanish singer and composer

Heather Matarazzo, American actress

November 11 – Brittny Gastineau, American model and socialite

November 12

Anne Hathaway, American actress

Mikele Leigertwood, English footballer

November 13 – Kumi Koda, Japanese singer

November 14

Laura Ramsey, American actress

Sailosi Tagicakibau, Samoan rugby player

Joy Williams, American singer-songwriter

November 15 – Joe Kowalewski, American football player

November 16 – Amar'e Stoudemire, American professional basketball player

November 18

Akeno Watanabe, Japanese voice actress

Damon Wayans, Jr., African-American actor and comedian

November 19 – Shin Dong-hyuk, North Korean defector and human rights activist

November 21

Ryan Carnes, American actor

Ioana Ciolacu, Romanian fashion designer

November 22 – Charlene Choi, Hong Kong singer and actress

November 23 – Asafa Powell, Jamaican sprinter

November 25 – Minna Kauppi, Finnish orienteer

November 26 – Karl Henry, Professional football player

November 27 – Aleksandr Kerzhakov, Russian soccer player

November 28

Steve Mullings, Jamaican athlete

Adam McArthur, American actor and martial artist

Malcolm Goodwin, American actor

November 29

Lucas Black, American actor

Gemma Chan, British film actress

Ashley Force Hood, American race car driver

November 30

Elisha Cuthbert, Canadian actress

Jason Pominville, American hockey player

Nelly Tagar, Israeli actress and stand-up comedian



Keri Hilson


Nicki Minaj


Anna Sedokova


Tom Payne


Aksel Lund Svindal


Cedric Benson


Alison Brie


Kristin Kreuk

December 2 – Horacio Pancheri, Argentine actor

December 3

Jaycee Chan, Hong Kong actor and singer

Michael Essien, Ghanaian footballer

December 4 – Nick Vujicic, Australian-born director

December 5

Keri Hilson, American R&B recording artist, songwriter, and actress

Gabriel Luna, American actor

December 6 – Alberto Contador, Spanish cyclist

December 7

Chrispa, Greek singer and actress

Jack Huston, British actor

Jesse Johnson, American actor

December 8

Chrisette Michele, American R&B singer-songwriter

Nicki Minaj, Trinidadian-born American rapper, singer, and songwriter

Serena Ryder, Canadian musician

December 9

Tamilla Abassova, Russian cyclist

Nathalie De Vos, Belgian athlete

Ryan Grant, American football player

Bastian Swillims, German sprinter

December 13

Anthony Callea, Australian singer

Elisa Di Francisca, Italian fencer

Ayumi Kinoshita, Japanese model and actress

December 14 – Anthony Way, British singer and actor

December 15

George O. Gore II, American actor

Charlie Cox, English actor

December 16

Frankie Ballard, American country music singer-songwriter

Mei Finegold, Israeli singer

Anna Sedokova, Ukrainian singer, actress and television presenter

Stanislav Šesták, Slovak footballer

December 17 – Onur Özsu, Turkish singer-songwriter

December 19 – Tero Pitkämäki, Finnish javelin thrower

December 20

David Wright, American baseball player

David Cook, American singer-songwriter

December 21

Mandy Wong, Hong Kong actress

Tom Payne, English actor

December 22

Britta Heidemann, German fencer

Brooke Nevin, Canadian actress

December 24

Masaki Aiba, Japanese singer

Robert Carmine, American singer

Tetsuya Kakihara, Japanese voice actor

December 26

Shun Oguri, Japanese actor

Aksel Lund Svindal, Norwegian alpine skier

December 27 – Terji Skibenæs, Faroese guitarist

December 28

Cedric Benson, African-American professional football player (d. 2019)

Beau Garrett, American actress and model

December 29 – Alison Brie, American actress

December 30 – Kristin Kreuk, Canadian actress

December 31 – Luke Schenscher, Australian basketball player



January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

Further information: Category: 1982 deaths



Eduardo Frei Montalva


Alfredo Ovando Candía


Stanley Holloway

January 1 – Victor Buono, American actor (b. 1938)

January 5 – Hans Conried, American actor (b. 1917)

January 7 – Kay Hammond, American actress (b. 1901)

January 8

Reta Shaw, American actress (b. 1912)

Grégoire Aslan, Armenian actor (b. 1908)

January 11 – A. W. Haydon, American inventor (b. 1906)

January 11 – Jiro Horikoshi, Japanese aircraft designer (b. 1903)

January 13 – Marcel Camus, French film director (b. 1912)

January 16 – Ramón J. Sender, Spanish novelist (b. 1901)

January 18 – Juan O'Gorman, Mexican painter and architect (b. 1905)

January 19 – Elis Regina, Brazilian singer (b. 1945)

January 22 – Eduardo Frei Montalva, 27th President of Chile (b. 1911)

January 24 – Alfredo Ovando Candía, Bolivian military officer, 48th President of Bolivia (b. 1918)

January 25 – Mikhail Suslov, senior Soviet Communist Party official (b. 1902)

January 27 - Trần Văn Hương, 3rd president of the Second Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) (b. 1902)

January 30

Stanley Holloway, British actor (b. 1890)

Lightnin' Hopkins, American musician (b. 1912)

Helen Lynd, American sociologist and philosopher (b. 1896)



Takashi Shimura

February 3, Efraín Huerta, Mexican poet and journalist (b. 1914)

February 4

Sue Carol, American actress (b. 1906)

Alex Harvey, Scottish musician (b. 1935)

February 5

Neil Aggett, South African labor leader (suicide) (b. 1953)

Ronald Welch, British novelist (b. 1909)

February 6 – Ben Nicholson, English painter (b. 1894)

February 11

Eleanor Powell, American dancer and actress (b. 1912)

Takashi Shimura, Japanese actor (b. 1905)

February 12 – Victor Jory, Canadian actor (b. 1902)

February 17

Thelonious Monk, American jazz pianist (b. 1917)

Lee Strasberg, Polish-American actor and acting coach, co-founder of method acting (b. 1901)

February 18 – Dame Ngaio Marsh, New Zealand crime fiction writer (b. 1895)

February 19 – Dame Margery Perham, English Africanist (b. 1895)

February 21 – Gershom Scholem, German-born Israeli Jewish philosopher and historian (b. 1897)

February 24 – Virginia Bruce, American actress (b. 1910)



Carl Orff


Sultan al-Atrash

March 2 – Philip K. Dick, American author (b. 1928)

March 5

John Belushi, American actor (b. 1949)

Giuseppe Porelli, Italian actor (b. 1897)

March 6 – Ayn Rand, Russian-born author (b. 1905)

March 8 – Rab Butler, British statesman (b. 1902)

March 19 – Randy Rhoads, American guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne (b. 1956)

March 21 - Harry H. Corbett, English actor and comedian (b. 1925)

March 22 – Pericle Felici, Italian Roman Catholic cardinal (b. 1911)

March 25 – Goodman Ace, American humorist (b. 1899)

March 26

Sultan al-Atrash, Syrian nationalist and general (b. 1891)

Sam Kydd, Irish-born English actor (b. 1915)

March 27 – Harriet Adams, American novelist (b. 1892)

March 28 – William Giauque, Canadian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1895)

March 29 – Carl Orff, German composer (b. 1895)



Riccardo Billi


Ville Ritola


Boris Andreyev

April 3 – Warren Oates, American actor (b. 1928)

April 5 – Abe Fortas, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1910)

April 9 – Robert Havemann, chemist and East German dissident (b. 1910)

April 12 – Lenny Baker, American actor (b. 1945)

April 15

Riccardo Billi, Italian actor (b. 1906)

Arthur Lowe, British actor (b. 1915)

April 20 – Archibald MacLeish, American poet (b. 1892)

April 24 – Ville Ritola, Finnish Olympic athlete (b. 1896)

April 25

Boris Andreyev, Soviet and Russian actor (b. 1915)

Celia Johnson, British actress (b. 1908)

April 27

George Dunn, American actor (b. 1914)

Tom Tully, American actor (b. 1908)

April 29

Kassim Al-Rimawi, 52nd Prime Minister of Jordan (b. 1918)

Elmer Ripley, American basketball coach (b. 1891)

April 30 – Lester Bangs, American music journalist (b. 1948)



Hussein ibn Nasser


Romy Schneider

May 1

Hussein ibn Nasser, 36th Prime Minister of Jordan (b. 1902)

William Primrose, Scottish violist (b. 1903)

May 2

Helmut Dantine, Austrian actor (b. 1917)

Hugh Marlowe, American actor (b. 1911)

May 8

Salomea Andronikova, Georgian-Russian socialite (b. 1888)

Gilles Villeneuve, Canadian race car driver (racing accident) (b. 1950)

May 10 – Peter Weiss, German writer and artist (b. 1916)

May 13 – Aleksandr Borisov, Soviet and Russian actor (b. 1905)

May 14 – Hugh Beaumont, American actor (b. 1909)

May 15 – Gordon Smiley, American race car driver (racing accident) (b. 1946)

May 22 – Cevdet Sunay, Turkish army officer and political leader, 5th President of Turkey (b. 1899)

May 24 – Stanisława Perzanowska, Polish actress (b. 1898)

May 26 – Guillermo Flores Avendaño, acting President of Guatemala (b. 1894)

May 28 – Lt Col H. Jones, VC, British soldier (Falklands War) (b. 1940)

May 29 – Romy Schneider, Austrian actress (b. 1938)

May 30 – Albert Norden, German politician (b. 1904)



Khalid of Saudi Arabia


Curd Jürgens

June 2 – Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician, 5th President of Pakistan (b. 1904)

June 6 – Kenneth Rexroth, American poet (b. 1905)

June 8 – Satchel Paige, American Negro Leagues baseball player and a member of the MLB Hall of Fame (b. 1906)

June 9 – Mirza Nasir Ahmad, 3rd Caliph of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Islam (b. 1909)

June 10 – Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German film director, screenwriter and actor (b. 1945)

June 11 – Santosh Kumar, Pakistani actor (b. 1925)

June 12

Karl von Frisch, Austrian zoologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1886)

Sgt Ian McKay, VC, British soldier (Falklands War) (b. 1953)

June 13

King Khalid of Saudi Arabia (b. 1913)

Riccardo Paletti, Italian Formula 1 driver (b. 1958)

June 14 – Arthur Coles, Australian businessman and philanthropist (b. 1892)

June 16 – James Honeyman-Scott, English lead guitarist of the Pretenders (b. 1956)

June 17 – Roberto Calvi, Italian banker (b. 1920)

June 18

John Cheever, American novelist and short story writer (b. 1912)

Curd Jürgens, German actor (b. 1915)

Djuna Barnes, American novelist (b. 1892)

June 22 – Alan Webb, British actor (b. 1906)

June 25 – Edward Hamm, American Olympic athlete (b. 1906)

June 29

Michael Brennan, British actor (b. 1912)

Henry King, American film director (b. 1886)



Antonio Guzmán Fernández


Gunnar Eriksson


Charles Robberts Swart


Vic Morrow

July 1 – Jacobo Palm, Curaçao born composer (b. 1887)

July 2

DeFord Bailey, American country musician (b. 1899)

Siegfried Westphal, German general (b. 1902)

July 4

Terry Higgins, early British casualty of AIDS (b. 1945)

Antonio Guzmán Fernández, Dominican businessman and politician, 46th President of the Dominican Republic from 1978 to 1982 (b. 1911)

July 6 – Alma Reville, English screenwriter (b. 1899)

July 7 – Bon Maharaja, Indian guru and religious writer (b. 1901)

July 8

Gunnar Eriksson, Swedish Olympic cross-country skier (b. 1921)

Isa Miranda, Italian actress (b. 1905)

Aino Seep, Estonian singer and actress (b. 1925)

Albert White, American Olympic diver (b. 1895)

July 10 – Maria Jeritza, Czechoslovak soprano (b. 1887)

July 11 – Susan Littler, British actress (b. 1948)

July 12 – Kenneth More, English actor (b. 1914)

July 13 – Barbara Allen Rainey, American aviator, first female pilot in the U.S. armed forces (b. 1948)

July 16

Charles Robberts Swart, last Governor-General and 4th President of South Africa (b. 1894)

Patrick Dewaere, French actor (b. 1947)

July 17 – Krista Harrison, American murder victim (b. 1971)

July 18

John Maxwell, American actor (b. 1918)

Quirico Pignalberi, Italian Roman Catholic priest and venerable (b. 1891)

July 19 – John Harvey, American stage and film actor (b. 1911)

July 21 – Dave Garroway, American television host (b. 1913)

July 22 – Lloyd Waner, American baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates) and a member of the MLB Hall of Fame (b. 1906)

July 23 – Vic Morrow, American actor (b. 1929)

July 26 – Teresa Iżewska, Polish actress (b. 1933)

July 28

Keith Green, American gospel singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1953)

Vladimir Smirnov, Soviet fencer (b. 1954)

July 29 – Vladimir Zworykin, Russian-born inventor (b. 1889)



Henry Fonda


Tomás Romero Pereira


Ingrid Bergman

August 1 – T. Thirunavukarasu, Sri Lankan Tamil politician (b. 1933)

August 2 – Cathleen Nesbitt, British actress (b. 1888)

August 6 – S. K. Pottekkatt, Indian writer (b. 1913)

August 10

William Henry, American actor (b. 1914)

José Nieto, Spanish actor (b. 1902)

August 11 – Tom Drake, American actor (b. 1918)

August 12

Henry Fonda, American actor (b. 1905)

Tomás Romero Pereira, 41st President of Paraguay (b. 1886)

Salvador Sánchez, Mexican boxer (b. 1959)

August 13 – Charles Walters, American film director (b. 1911)

August 14

Kanhaiyalal, Indian actor (b. 1910)

Patrick Magee, British actor (b. 1922)

August 15 – Hugo Theorell, Swedish scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1903)

August 18 – Beverly Bayne, American actress (b. 1894)

August 20

Ulla Jacobsson, Swedish actress (b. 1929)

Edward Ludwig, Russian-born American director (b. 1899)

August 21 – King Sobhuza II of Swaziland (b. 1899)

August 22 – John Boxer, British actor (b. 1909)

August 23

Alberto Cavalcanti, Brazilian film director (b. 1897)

Stanford Moore, American biochemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1913)

August 25 – Anna German, Polish singer (b. 1936)

August 27 - Anandamayi Ma, Indian spiritual leader (b. 1896)

August 29 – Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress (b. 1915)



Ludwig Bieberbach


Grace Kelly


Kristján Eldjárn

September 1 – Ludwig Bieberbach, German mathematician (b. 1886)

September 2

Tom Baker, American actor (b. 1940)

Jay Novello, American actor (b. 1904)

September 3 – Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiesa, Italian general (assassinated) (b. 1920)

September 5 – Sir Douglas Bader, British fighter pilot and inspirational leader during the Battle of Britain (b. 1910)

September 7 – Ken Boyer, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals) (b. 1931)

September 11

Wifredo Lam, Cuban artist (b. 1902)

Jovan Miladinović, Serbian footballer (b. 1939)

September 14

Bachir Gemayel, President-elect of Lebanon (b. 1947)

Grace Kelly, American actress; Princess of Monaco (b. 1929)

September 16 – Rolfe Sedan, American actor (b. 1896)

September 17

Ettore DeGrazia, American artist (b. 1909)

Kristján Eldjárn, 3rd President of Iceland (b. 1916)

September 19 – Ted Badcock, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1897)

September 21 – Hovhannes Bagramyan, Soviet Armenian military commander and Marshal of the Soviet Union (b. 1897)

September 23 – Jimmy Wakely, American Country-Western singer and actor (b. 1914)

September 24 – Sarah Churchill, British actress, daughter of Winston Churchill (b. 1914)

September 28 – Mabel Albertson, American actress (b. 1901)

September 30 – Bill George, American football player (Chicago Bears); member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (b. 1929)



Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr


Stefanos Stefanopoulos


Fernando Lamas


Bess Truman


Pierre Mendès France


Giovanni Benelli


Miguel Ydígoras Fuentes

October 3 – Vivien Merchant, British actress (b. 1929)

October 4

Ahmad Hassan al-Bakr, 25th Prime Minister of Iraq and 4th President of Iraq (b. 1914)

Criswell, American psychic, entertainer (b. 1907)

Glenn Gould, Canadian pianist (b. 1932)

Leroy Grumman, American aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and industrialist. (b. 1895)

Stefanos Stefanopoulos, Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1898)

October 5 – François Simon, Swiss actor (b. 1917)

October 8

Philip Noel-Baker, Canadian-born peace activist; recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1889)

Fernando Lamas, Argentine-born actor (b. 1916)

October 9

Anna Freud, Austrian psychoanalyst (b. 1895)

Herbert Meinhard Mühlpfordt, German historian (b. 1893)

October 10 – Jean Effel, French painter and journalist (b. 1908)

October 16

Nikolai Efimov, Soviet mathematician (b. 1910)

Hans Selye, Canadian endocrinologist (b. 1907)

October 18

Bess Truman, First Lady of the United States (b. 1885)

Dwain Esper, American director (b. 1892)

Pierre Mendès France, French politician, 93rd Prime Minister of France (b. 1907)

October 20 – Jimmy McGrory, Scottish football player and manager (b. 1904)

October 21 – Sylvia Lance Harper, Australian tennis player (b. 1895)

October 22 – Savitri Devi, French-born writer and philosopher (b. 1905)

October 25 – Arvid Wallman, Swedish diver (b. 1901)

October 26 – Giovanni Benelli, Italian Roman Catholic cardinal (b. 1921)

October 27 – Miguel Ydígoras Fuentes, Guatemalan general, 21st President of Guatemala (b. 1895)

October 29 – William Lloyd Webber, British organist and composer (b. 1914)

October 30

Wolfgang Heinz, German actor (b. 1900)

Iryna Vilde, Ukrainian writer (b. 1907)

October 31 – Dick Merrill, American aviation pioneer (b. 1894)



James Broderick


Leonid Brezhnev


Stanisław Ostrowski

November 1

James Broderick, American actor (b. 1927)

King Vidor, American film director (b. 1894)

November 4 – Dominique Dunne, American actress (b. 1959)

November 5

Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Korean-American novelist (b. 1951)

Jacques Tati, French filmmaker (b. 1907)

November 10 – Leonid Brezhnev, Leader of the Soviet Union (b. 1906)

November 11 – S. A. Ashokan, Tamil actor

November 12

Dorothy Round Little, English tennis champion (b. 1908)

Patrick Cowley, American disco and Hi-NRG dance music composer and recording artist (b. 1950)

November 13 – Chesney Allen, British entertainer and comedian (b. 1894)

November 15

Vinoba Bha

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