Friday August 06, 1982
US date format: 8/6/1982, UK date format: 6/8/1982
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 6, 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 Adrianne Curry and Romola Garai.
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.
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 Cave of the Word Wizard or Preppie!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 06, 1982?
- Jamaica - Independence Day
- Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
- St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
- St. Juatus
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- California Doug DeCinces hits 3 HRs again in game (did it 5 days ago also)
- WQXI (Atlanta) is 1st to use Harris Corp AM stereo system
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 06, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Dreamgirls Featuring Jennifer Holliday - And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going
- Stevie Wonder - Do I Do
- Jeffrey Osborne - I Really Don't Need No Light
- Paul Oakenfold Presents Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock
- Zapp - Dance Floor (Part I)
- Donna Summer - Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger)
- Ray Parker Jr. - Let Me Go
- Junior - Too Late
- Aretha Franklin - Jump To It
- Cameo - Flirt
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 06If August 06, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 1 month, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 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?