Thursday July 15, 1982
US date format: 7/15/1982, UK date format: 15/7/1982
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Aida Yespica and David Mora (actor).
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.
The World According to Garp, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while How To Make Love To A Woman by Michael Morgenstern was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rätselflug.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Parsec or Deadly Duck.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 15, 1982?
- Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
- Confuflux (Discordianism)
- Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
- Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
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- Columbia flies to Kennedy Space Center via Dyess AFB, Texas
- US Senate confirms George Shultz as 60th secretary of state by vote of 97-0.
- Body of Wendy Caulfield, first Green River victim, found near Seattle, Washington.
- Geoffrey Prime, a GCHQ civil servant, is remanded in custody on charges under the Official Secrets Act 1911.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 15, 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
- Stevie Wonder - Do I Do
- Rick James - Dance Wit' Me - Part 1
- One Way - Cutie Pie
- Dreamgirls Featuring Jennifer Holliday - And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going
- Jeffrey Osborne - I Really Don't Need No Light
- Dazz Band - Let It Whip
- Paul Oakenfold Presents Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock
- Junior - Too Late
- Ashford & Simpson - Street Corner
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 15If July 15, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 2 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 26 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?