Sunday August 15, 1982
US date format: 8/15/1982, UK date format: 15/8/1982
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 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 Heather Carolin and Cori Yarckin.
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 Frantic or Paratrooper.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 15, 1982?
- Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
- Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
- Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
- RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
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- Beth Daniel wins LPGA WUI Golf Classic
- Equatorial Guinea adopts constitution
- Patrick J G McGee: Irish actor (Barry Lyndon), dies at 60.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 15, 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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 15If August 15, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 2 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 15 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 15, 1982?
On August 15, 1982 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is August 15, 1982?
On August 15, 1982 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 15, 1982?
On August 15, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 15, 1982?
On August 15, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 15, 1982?
On August 15, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 15, 1982?
On August 15, 1982 several famous people were born including, Heather Carolin, Cori Yarckin, Tsuyoshi Hayashi.
Which famous people died on August 15, 1982?
Famous people died on August 15, 1982 include, Patrick J G McGee.
What was the number one song in August 15, 1982?
The number one song in the week of August 15, 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 15, 1982?
The top hits on August 15, 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.