Friday 2 July 1982
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Don't You Want Me by The Human League.
In UK Goody Two Shoes by Adam Ant was in the top 5 hits.
TRON, directed by Steven Lisberger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching NBC News Overnight.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Cloudy Mountain or Firebug.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 July 1982 ?
- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
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- Poul Rovsing Olsen: Composer, dies at 59.
- Larry Walters, a.k.a. Lawn Chair Larry, flies 16,000 feet above Long Beach, California in lawn chair with weather balloons attached.
- Soyuz T-6 returns to Earth.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Human League - Don't You Want Me
- Toto - Rosanna
- Paul McCartney - Ebony And Ivory
- Asia - Heat Of The Moment
- John Cougar - Hurts So Good
- Willie Nelson - Always On My Mind
- Dazz Band - Let It Whip
- Juice Newton - Love's Been A Little Bit Hard On Me
- Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
- .38 Special - Caught Up In You
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