Monday 16 August 1982
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 16, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cam Gigandet and Todd Haberkorn.
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.
Superstition, directed by James W. Roberson, 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 Paraíso.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Spartans or David's Midnight Magic.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 August 1982
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Which were the important events of 16 August 1982 ?
- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
- John Cougar - Hurts So Good
- Abracadabra - The Steve Miller Band
- Hold Me - Fleetwood Mac
- Chicago - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- Air Supply - Even The Nights Are Better
- Keep The Fire Burnin' - REO Speedwagon
- Go-Go's - Vacation
- Wasted On The Way - Crosby, Stills & Nash
- Paul McCartney - Take It Away
Top #10 R&B songs
- Zapp - Dance Floor (Part I)
- And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going - Dreamgirls Featuring Jennifer Holliday
- Jeffrey Osborne - I Really Don't Need No Light
- Donna Summer - Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger)
- Aretha Franklin - Jump To It
- Ray Parker Jr. - Let Me Go
- So Fine - Howard Johnson
- Planet Rock - Paul Oakenfold Presents Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force
- Grandmaster Flash - The Message
- Do I Do - Stevie Wonder
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?