Tuesday August 10, 1982
US date format: 8/10/1982, UK date format: 10/8/1982
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 10, 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 Guido Massri and Devon Aoki.
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.
The Beastmaster, directed by Don Coscarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while The Prodigal Daughter by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Born to the Wind.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lost Luggage or Phaser Patrol.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 10, 1982?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
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- Anderson Bigode Herzer: Brazilian writer and poet (Born 1962).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 10, 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
- Zapp - Dance Floor (Part I)
- Jeffrey Osborne - I Really Don't Need No Light
- Paul Oakenfold Presents Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock
- Donna Summer - Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger)
- Aretha Franklin - Jump To It
- Ray Parker Jr. - Let Me Go
- Stevie Wonder - Do I Do
- Howard Johnson - So Fine
- Cameo - Flirt
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