Sunday 11 July 1982
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lil' Zane and Guillaume Néry.
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 The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching NBC News Overnight.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amidar or Pac-Man Plus.
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- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
- Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
- United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
- Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
- Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
- United Nations - World Population Day
- Ireland - National Day of Commemoration held on nearest Sunday to this date (see Irish calendar).
- China - China National Maritime Day
- Flanders, region in Belgium (not a public holiday) - Flemish Day (1302 Battle of the Golden Spurs)
- Lil' Zane: American rapper.
- Guillaume Néry: French freediver, he was coached by Loic Leferme.
- Chris Cooley: American football player.
- Lil Zane: American rapper and actor.
- Ryoji Morimoto: Japanese actor.
- 7 Brides for 7 Brothers closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 5 performances
- 3rd US Seniors Golf Open: Miller Barber
- Hollis Stacy wins West Virginia LPGA Golf Classic
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