Wednesday 21 July 1982
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jason Cram and Mao Kobayashi.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor.
In UK Fame by Irene Cara was in the top 5 hits.
An Officer and a Gentleman, directed by Taylor Hackford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rätselflug.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Penetrator or Pole Position.
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Which were the important events of 21 July 1982 ?
- St. Zoticus
- St. Victor of Marseilles
- St. Barhadbesciabus
- St. Arbogastus
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
- Singapore: Racial Harmony Day
- Guam: Liberation Day (1944)
- Bolivia: Martyrs' Day
- Belgium: National holiday (1831 - inauguration of LTopold I, first king of the Belgians)
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- HMS ''Hermes'', the Royal Navy flagship during the Falklands War, returns home to Portsmouth to a hero's welcome.
- The International Whaling Commission decides to end commercial whaling by 1985–1986.
- A coroner's jury returns a verdict of suicide on Roberto Calvi, who was found hanging under Blackfriars Bridge.
- Torrential rain and mudslides in Nagasaki, Japan destroy bridges and kill 299.
- On a movie set, the ''Twilight Zone'' actor Vic Morrow and 2 child actors die in a helicopter stunt accident.
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