Thursday 26 August 1982
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include David Long and John Mulaney.
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.
On TV people were watching Filthy Rich.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bubbles or 1K ZX Chess.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 August 1982 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- David Long: New Zealand musician.
- John Mulaney: Comedian.
- Angelo Iorio: Italian footballer.
- Tuğçe Kazaz: Turkish model and actress Miss Turkey 2001.
- Akiko Kikuchi: Japanese model and actress.
- Jayson Nix: American baseball player
- Gamze Özçelik: Turkish actress
- Noah Welch: American ice hockey player
- NASA launches Telesat-F.
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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