Saturday 21 August 1982
It was Saturday, 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 Different Seasons by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1982 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Jason Eaton: New Zealand All Black rugby player.
- Omar Sachedina: Canadian television journalist correspondent and news anchor from CTV Television Network.
- Coco : French cartoonist, she has worked for several periodicals: L'Echo des Savanes, Inrockuptibles, Charlie Hebdo.
- Sobhuza II: King of Swaziland / Ngwane (1921-82).
- Palestinian terrorists are dispersed from Beirut, Lebanon.
- Rollie Fingers (Milwaukee Brewers) becomes first pitcher to get save #300.
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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
- John Cougar - Hurts So Good
- The Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra
- Fleetwood Mac - Hold Me
- Chicago - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- Air Supply - Even The Nights Are Better
- REO Speedwagon - Keep The Fire Burnin'
- Go-Go's - Vacation
- Crosby, Stills & Nash - Wasted On The Way
- Paul McCartney - Take It Away
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