Saturday 28 August 1982
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. 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.
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1982 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Anderson de França: Brazilian footballer.
- Gionna Cabrera: Filipino model Binibining Pilipinas-Universe 2005.
- Kevin McNaughton: Scottish footballer.
- Thiago Motta: Brazilian-Italian footballer.
- Kelly Thiebaud: American actress.
- Karanvir Bohra: Indian actor
- Anderson Silva de Franca: Brazilian footballer
- Le Ann Rimes: Country singer (Blue, Holiday in Your Heart)
- LeAnn Rimes: American country-western singer with a mature voice at 13 that is similar to that of Patsy Cline. She is the daughter of Wilbur and Belinda, high-school sweethearts, who were married 12 years and childless. Her mom prayed for a baby and got pregnant weeks later with LeAnn. She began to sing at 18 months, took first place in competitions by the time she was six and went on TV's "Star Search" at eight. Her first major-label single, "Blue" sold over 100,000 in the first week of its release, June l9
- Geoff Chubb: South African cricketer (Born 1911).
- Sugar Babies closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 1208 performances
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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
- Wasted On The Way - Crosby, Stills & Nash
- Paul McCartney - Take It Away
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