Sunday August 01, 1982

US date format: 8/1/1982, UK date format: 1/8/1982

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 1, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Orelsan and Francesca Lodo. 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 Pirate Movie, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Princess by Robert Lacey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ilinden. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Leepers or Journey Escape.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
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Events

  • Beth Daniel wins LPGA Columbia Savings Golf Classic
  • H Aaron, F Robinson, T Jackson, and H Chandler inducted in Hall of Fame
  • Heavy Israeli air bombardment on Beirut
  • Petra Schneider swims world record 400m medley (4:36.10)
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Movies

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The Pirate Movie

The Pirate Movie

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton, Bill Kerr

Country: United States of America

Prem Rog

Prem Rog

Directed by: Raj Kapoor

Starring: Shammi Kapoor, Nanda, Tanuja, Vijayendra Ghatge

An Officer and a Gentleman

An Officer and a Gentleman

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Richard Gere, Debra Winger, David Keith, Robert Loggia

Country: United States of America

Tex

Tex

Directed by: Tim Hunter

Starring: Matt Dillon, Jim Metzler, Meg Tilly, Bill McKinney

Night Shift

Night Shift

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Henry Winkler, Michael Keaton, Shelley Long, Gina Hecht

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Ilinden

Ilinden

Comic Roots

Comic Roots

Jane

Jane

Sin on Saturday

Sin on Saturday

Third Time Lucky

Third Time Lucky

Days to next August 01

If August 01, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 1 month, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Princess by Robert Lacey

Princess

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The story is part that of the girl next door, part fairy tale, but Diana Spencer has captured the heart and imagination of the world.

Eden Burning by Belva Plain

Eden Burning

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She was a girl as beautiful and innocent as her family's lush Caribbean plantation—until she discovered the darkness of desire and became a woman.

When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner

When Bad Things Happen To Good People

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When Harold Kushner’s three-year-old son was diagnosed with a degenerative disease and that he would only live until his early teens, he was faced with one of life’s most difficult questions:

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

Late Innings by Roger Angell

Late Innings

By:

Book by Angell, Roger

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lunar Leepers

Lunar Leepers

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, VIC-20

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Moon Patrol

Moon Patrol

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Irem Williams Electronics

Gridrunner

Gridrunner

Platform: Commodore Vic-20

Publisher: HESware

Journey Escape

Journey Escape

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data Age

Barnstorming

Barnstorming

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 01, 1982?

On August 01, 1982 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is August 01, 1982?

On August 01, 1982 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 01, 1982?

On August 01, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 01, 1982?

On August 01, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 01, 1982?

On August 01, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 01, 1982?

On August 01, 1982 several famous people were born including, Orelsan , Francesca Lodo, Syahrini .

What was the number one song in August 01, 1982?

The number one song in the week of August 01, 1982 was Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor in US and Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express in UK.

What were the top hits on August 01, 1982?

The top hits on August 01, 1982 were Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor, Rosanna by Toto, Hurts So Good by John Cougar in US and Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express, Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor, Fame by Irene Cara in UK.


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