Thursday 8 July 1982
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tarah Paige and Joshua Alba.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Don't You Want Me by The Human League.
In UK Fame by Irene Cara was in the top 5 hits.
TRON, directed by Steven Lisberger, 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 NBC News Overnight.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Entombed or Box cover of Atari 2600 port.
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Which were the important events of 8 July 1982 ?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Tarah Paige: American actress.
- Joshua Alba: American actor.
- Sophia Bush: American actress.
- Pendleton Ward: Screenwriter.
- Hakim Warrick: American basketball player.
- Isa Miranda: Model / actress (Summertime), dies of infected bone at 77.
- 7 Brides for 7 Brothers opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 5 performances
- Billy Martin records his 1,000th career win as a manager
- Porn star John Homes convicted of receiving stolen property
- Assassination attempt against Iraqi president Saddam Hussein in Dujail.
- The Senegalese Trotskyist political party LCT is legally recognized.
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