Thursday August 05, 1982

US date format: 8/5/1982, UK date format: 5/8/1982

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 5, 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 Lolo Jones and Daniel Rossen. In that special week of August people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Fast Times at Ridgemont High, directed by Amy Heckerling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Filthy Rich. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Entombed or Space Defender.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1982, at August 05 across the years or at August 1982 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
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Events

  • Stephabue Hix, of Alabama, 18, crowned Miss National Teen-Ager

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Movies

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Blade Runner

Blade Runner

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Country: United States of America

The Thing

The Thing

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Country: United States of America

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Country: United States of America

Moonlighting

Moonlighting

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Eugene Lipinski, Jirí Stanislav, Eugeniusz Haczkiewicz

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

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Music charts

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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

Schwarz Rot Gold

Schwarz Rot Gold

Starring: Uwe Friedrichsen, Edgar Bessen, George Meyer-Goll, Siegfried Kernen

Ilinden

Ilinden

Filthy Rich

Filthy Rich

Written by:

Starring: Dixie Carter, Charles Frank, Jerry Hardin, Michael Lombard

Country: United States of America

The Black Adder

The Black Adder

Days to next August 05

If August 05, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 3 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

No Comebacks by Frederick Forsyth

No Comebacks

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Ten Stories from Frederick Forsyth with the Master's touch. Deception, blackmail, murder, revenge - these are the themes of stories that move from London to the coast of Spain, from

Friday by Robert A. Heinlein

Friday

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Engineered from the finest genes, and trained to be a secret courier in a future world, Friday operates over a near-future Earth, where chaos reigns.

Different Seasons by Stephen King

Different Seasons

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From the Magical Pen of Stephen King, Four Mesmerizing Novellas…“Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption”An unjustly imprisoned convict seeks a strange and startling revenge…the basis for the Best Picture Academy Award

How To Make Love To A Woman by Michael Morgenstern

How To Make Love To A Woman

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Michael Morgenstern asked women all over the country, from all walks of life, and discovered the answers men seek. Learn what women find sexy in a man; how to seduce with

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Entombed

Entombed

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: US Games

Crazy Chase (Europe) K.C.'s Krazy Chase! (US)

Crazy Chase (Europe) K.C.'s Krazy Chase! (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey² (US)

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Space Defender

Space Defender

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Bel-Air Software

Atari Video Cube

Atari Video Cube

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: Atari

Atlantis

Atlantis

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: Imagic

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 05, 1982?

On August 05, 1982 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is August 05, 1982?

On August 05, 1982 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 05, 1982?

On August 05, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 05, 1982?

On August 05, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 05, 1982?

On August 05, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 05, 1982?

On August 05, 1982 several famous people were born including, Lolo Jones, Daniel Rossen, Michele Pazienza.

Which famous people died on August 05, 1982?

Famous people died on August 05, 1982 include, Wanda Rotha.

What was the number one song in August 05, 1982?

The number one song in the week of August 05, 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 05, 1982?

The top hits on August 05, 1982 were Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor, Hurts So Good by John Cougar, Abracadabra by The Steve Miller Band 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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