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 Abbie Cornish and Brit Marling.
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 Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Filthy Rich.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anteater or Entombed.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 7 August 1982
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 7 August 1982 ?
- Abbie Cornish: Movie Actress.
- Brit Marling: American actress producer and screenwriter.
- Jasmin Mäntylä: Finnish model and singer.
- Juan Martin Hernandez
- Yana Klochkova: Ukrainian swimmer.
- Hill: American football player (d. 2007).
- Vasileios Spanoulis: Greek basketball player.
- Martin Vučić: Macedonian singer and drummer.
- Vassilis Spanoulis: Greek basketball player.
- Marco Melandri: Italian motorcycle road racer.
- Ángeles Balbiani: Argentinian actress and singer.
- Edwin Dewees: American mixed martial artist.
- Juan Hernández: Argentinian rugby player.
- Italian Prime Minister Giovanni Spadolini resigns.
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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
Top #10 R&B songs
- And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going - Dreamgirls Featuring Jennifer Holliday
- Stevie Wonder - Do I Do
- Jeffrey Osborne - I Really Don't Need No Light
- Planet Rock - Paul Oakenfold Presents Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force
- 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
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?