Thursday 5 August 1982
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ryu Seung Min and Lolo Jones.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor.
In UK Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express was in the top 5 hits.
The Pirate Movie, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while The Prodigal Daughter by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Filthy Rich.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rocky's Boots or Snack Attack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 August 1982 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
- Ryu Seung Min: Korean table tennis player.
- Lolo Jones: American track and field athlete.
- Jamie Houston: English-born German rugby player.
- Michele Pazienza: Italian footballer.
- Tobias Regner: German singer-songwriter.
- Wanda Rotha: Actress (Mrs Fitzherbert), dies at 72.
- Stephabue Hix, of Alabama, 18, crowned Miss National Teen-Ager
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
- John Cougar - Hurts So Good
- The Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra
- Fleetwood Mac - Hold Me
- Chicago - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- Toto - Rosanna
- Air Supply - Even The Nights Are Better
- REO Speedwagon - Keep The Fire Burnin'
- The Motels - Only The Lonely
- The Human League - Don't You Want Me
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