Sunday July 04, 1982, US Independence Day
US date format: 7/4/1982, UK date format: 4/7/1982
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 4, 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 Michael Sorrentino and Hannah Harper.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Don't You Want Me by The Human League.
In UK Fame by Irene Cara was in the top 5 hits.
Countryman, directed by Dickie Jobson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while The One Tree by Stephen R. Donaldson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching NBC News Overnight.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Log Run or The Pit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 04, 1982?
- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- 10th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Sandra Haynie
- 4th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 4 lands at Edwards Air Force Base.
- 96th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: J Connors beats J McEnroe (36 63 67 76 64)
- Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado elected President of Mexico
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 04, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Dazz Band - Let It Whip
- The Gap Band - Early In The Morning
- Rick James - Dance Wit' Me - Part 1
- One Way - Cutie Pie
- Stevie Wonder - Do I Do
- The Temptations Featuring Rick James - Standing On The Top-Part 1
- Jeffrey Osborne - I Really Don't Need No Light
- Bloodstone - We Go A Long Way Back
- Ashford & Simpson - Street Corner
- Junior - Too Late
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 04If July 04, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 2 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 16 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?