Saturday 7 August 1982
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Vasileios Spanoulis and Marco Melandri.
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 No Comebacks by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Filthy Rich.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gridrunner or Necromancer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 August 1982 ?
- Vasileios Spanoulis: Greek basketball player.
- Marco Melandri: Italian motorcycle road racer.
- Abbie Cornish: Movie Actress.
- Ángeles Balbiani: Argentinian actress and singer.
- Edwin Dewees: American mixed martial artist.
- Juan Hernández: Argentinian rugby player
- Hill: American football player (d. 2007)
- Yana Klochkova: Ukrainian swimmer
- Jasmin Mäntylä: Finnish model and singer
- Brit Marling: American actress producer and screenwriter
- Vassilis Spanoulis: Greek basketball player
- Martin Vučić: Macedonian singer and drummer
- Italian Prime Minister Giovanni Spadolini resigns.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
- John Cougar - Hurts So Good
- The Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra
- Fleetwood Mac - Hold Me
- Chicago - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- Toto - Rosanna
- Air Supply - Even The Nights Are Better
- REO Speedwagon - Keep The Fire Burnin'
- The Motels - Only The Lonely
- The Human League - Don't You Want Me
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