Sunday August 08, 1982
US date format: 8/8/1982, UK date format: 8/8/1982
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 8, 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 David Florence and Abbie Cornish.
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 Adventures of Tron or Front Line.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 08, 1982?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
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- 64th PGA Championship: Ray Floyd shoots a 272 at Southern Hills Tulsa
- Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 08, 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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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 08, 1982?
On August 08, 1982 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is August 08, 1982?
On August 08, 1982 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 08, 1982?
On August 08, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 08, 1982?
On August 08, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 08, 1982?
On August 08, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 08, 1982?
On August 08, 1982 several famous people were born including, David Florence, Abbie Cornish, Fahadh Faasil.
Which famous people died on August 08, 1982?
Famous people died on August 08, 1982 include, Ferre Grignard, Hermine Heijermans, Valeer van Kerkhove.
What was the number one song in August 08, 1982?
The number one song in the week of August 08, 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 08, 1982?
The top hits on August 08, 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.