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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 08, 1982?
- 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
- 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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- Isa Miranda: Model / actress (Summertime), dies of...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 08, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Gap Band - Early In The Morning
- Dazz Band - Let It Whip
- Rick James - Dance Wit' Me - Part 1
- One Way - Cutie Pie
- Stevie Wonder - Do I Do
- The Temptations Featuring Rick James - Standing On The Top-Part 1
- Jeffrey Osborne - I Really Don't Need No Light
- Dreamgirls Featuring Jennifer Holliday - And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going
- Ashford & Simpson - Street Corner
- Junior - Too Late
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 08If 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.
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?