Thursday July 08, 1982

US date format: 7/8/1982, UK date format: 8/7/1982

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Sophia Bush and Tarah Paige. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Don't You Want Me by The Human League. In UK Fame by Irene Cara was in the top 5 hits. A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Late Innings by Roger Angell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blood and Honor: Youth Under Hitler. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Snake Byte or Custer's Revenge.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald

Events

  • 7 Brides for 7 Brothers opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • Billy Martin records his 1,000th career win as a manager
  • Porn star John Homes convicted of receiving stolen property
  • Assassination attempt against Iraqi president Saddam Hussein in Dujail.
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Movies

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A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy

A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, José Ferrer, Julie Hagerty

Country: United States of America

Summer Lovers

Summer Lovers

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Peter Gallagher, Daryl Hannah, Valérie Quennessen, Barbara Rush

Countryman

Countryman

Directed by: Dickie Jobson

Starring: Countryman, Hiram Keller, Carl Bradshaw, Basil Keane

Six Pack

Six Pack

Directed by: Daniel Petrie

Starring: Kenny Rogers, Diane Lane, Erin Gray, Barry Corbin

O'Hara's Wife

O'Hara's Wife

Directed by: William Bartman

Starring: Edward Asner, Mariette Hartley, Jodie Foster, Perry Lang

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TV Series

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Blood and Honor: Youth Under Hitler

Blood and Honor: Youth Under Hitler

A.J. Wentworth, B.A.

A.J. Wentworth, B.A.

Iftah ya simsim

Iftah ya simsim

Cloud Howe

Cloud Howe

NBC News Overnight

NBC News Overnight

Starring: Lloyd Dobyns, Linda Ellerbee, Bill Schechner

Country: United States of America

Days to next July 08

If July 08, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 2 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Late Innings by Roger Angell

Late Innings

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Book by Angell, Roger

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

Thy Brother'S Wife by Andrew M. Greeley

Thy Brother'S Wife

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The direction of Paul and Sean Cronin's lives was shaped the day their father, a self-made multimillionaire, decided that one of his boys would grow up to be a cardinal while

Public Smiles, Private Tears by Helen Van Slyke with James Elward

Public Smiles, Private Tears

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London published Fiction

Eden Burning by Belva Plain

Eden Burning

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She was a girl as beautiful and innocent as her family's lush Caribbean plantation—until she discovered the darkness of desire and became a woman.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Snake Byte

Snake Byte

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sirius Software

Nautilus

Nautilus

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Action

Publisher: Synapse Software

Satan's Hollow

Satan's Hollow

Platform: Arcade (original) Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Midway

Custer's Revenge

Custer's Revenge

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Adult, Western

Publisher: Mystique

Miner 2049er

Miner 2049er

Platform: Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64, ColecoVision, DOS, Fujitsu FM-7, NEC PC-8801, PC Booter, Sharp X1, Sony SMC-777, Thomson MO5, Thomson TO7, TI-99/4A, Supe

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Big Five Software


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