Friday 13 August 1982
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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 Beastmaster, directed by Don Coscarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while The Prodigal Daughter by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 13 August 1982 ?
- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
- St. Cassian
- St. John Berchmans
- St. John Bosco
- St. Radegund
- Roman festivals - Vertumnalias in honor of Vertumnus, and also Diana, on the Aventine hill
- Sebastian Stan: Movie Actor.
- Kalenna Harper: American singer-songwriter (Dirty Money).
- Shani Davis: American speed skater.
- Gary McSheffrey: English footballer.
- Gil Ofarim: German singer-songwriter guitarist and actor.
- Christopher Raeburn: Christopher Raeburn English fashion designer
- In Hong Kong, health warnings on cigarette packets are made statutory.Clarence Tsui, ''South China Morning Post'', 12/12/99, webpage: ITobacco330.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
- The Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra
- Chicago - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- Toto - Rosanna
- John Cougar - Hurts So Good
- Fleetwood Mac - Hold Me
- Air Supply - Even The Nights Are Better
- REO Speedwagon - Keep The Fire Burnin'
- Go-Go's - Vacation
- Wasted On The Way - Crosby, Stills & Nash
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