Friday 16 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 Fame by Irene Cara was in the top 5 hits.
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, directed by Colin Higgins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 July 1982 ?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- Michael Umana: Costa Rican footballer.
- André Greipel: German cyclist.
- Michael Umaña: Costa Rican footballer.
- Dross : YouTube Star.
- Carli Lloyd: Soccer Player.
- Leendert Braat: Sculptor / writer (White World).
- Charles Robberts Swart: South African politician, 1st State President of South Africa (Born 1894).
- Patrick Dewaere: French leading man of films of the 1970s; a second generation actor, borrowing is grandmother’s last name when he began performing with an improve group in 1968.
- George P Shultz sworn in as Minister of Foreign Affairs
- Sun Myung Moon sentenced to 18 months for tax fraud
- 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.
- NASA launches Landsat 4 to thematic map the Earth.
- George P. Shultz begins term as US Secretary of State.
- 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.
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