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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Filipino-American Friendship Day
  • In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
  • United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)

Events

  • 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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Movies

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Countryman

Countryman

Directed by: Dickie Jobson

Starring: Countryman, Hiram Keller, Carl Bradshaw, Basil Keane

Six Pack

Six Pack

Directed by: Daniel Petrie

Starring: Kenny Rogers, Diane Lane, Erin Gray, Barry Corbin

O'Hara's Wife

O'Hara's Wife

Directed by: William Bartman

Starring: Edward Asner, Mariette Hartley, Jodie Foster, Perry Lang

The Secret of NIMH

The Secret of NIMH

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Elizabeth Hartman, Derek Jacobi, Dom DeLuise, Arthur Malet

Country: United States of America

Satan's Mistress

Satan's Mistress

Directed by: James Polakof

Starring: Britt Ekland, Lana Wood, Kabir Bedi, Don Galloway

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TV Series

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NBC News Overnight

NBC News Overnight

Starring: Lloyd Dobyns, Linda Ellerbee, Bill Schechner

Country: United States of America

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Food and Drink

Food and Drink

America This Morning

America This Morning

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Days to next July 04

If 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.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The One Tree by Stephen R. Donaldson

The One Tree

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My personal book from one of my favorite authors! This RARE FIRST EDITION 1982 COLLECTIBLE is a perfect gift for any Donaldson fan. Book is in great condition with no markings and a tight binding.

The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum

The Parsifal Mosaic

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Michael Havelock’s world died on a moonlit beach on the Costa Brava as he watched his partner and lover, double agent Jenna Karas, efficiently gunned down by his own agency.

For Special Services by John Gardner

For Special Services

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For the first time in trade paperback—with new introductions—the novels that began John Gardner's career as the author of the thrilling James Bond 007 series.

North And South by John Jakes

North And South

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The bestselling saga that has sold more than 5 million copies.The books that inspired the smash-hit television miniseries.Beautifully repackaged for the Dutton hardcover release of On Secret Service--John Jakes's long-awaited return

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:

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

3D Monster Maze

3D Monster Maze

Platform: Sinclair ZX81

Genre: 3D first-person adventure

Publisher: J. K. Greye Software

Log Run

Log Run

Platform: VIC-20

Publisher: Terminal Software

Bump 'n' Jump

Bump 'n' Jump

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving game

Publisher: Data East, Bally Midway, Vic Tokai (NES)

The Pit

The Pit

Platform: Arcade Commodore 64

Genre: Action/strategy

Publisher: Taito (JPN) Centuri (US)

Karate

Karate

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Ultravision (later re-released by Froggo)


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