Friday July 16, 1982
US date format: 7/16/1982, UK date format: 16/7/1982
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 16, 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 Aamna Sharif and Dross Rotzank.
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 Rocky's Boots or Sky Jinks.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 16, 1982?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- George P Shultz sworn in as Minister of Foreign Affairs
- Sun Myung Moon sentenced to 18 months for tax fraud
- NASA launches Landsat 4 to thematic map the Earth.
- George P. Shultz begins term as US Secretary of State.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 16, 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 16If July 16, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 2 months, 15 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 July 16, 1982?
On July 16, 1982 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is July 16, 1982?
On July 16, 1982 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 16, 1982?
On July 16, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 16, 1982?
On July 16, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on July 16, 1982?
On July 16, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 16, 1982?
On July 16, 1982 several famous people were born including, Aamna Sharif, Dross Rotzank, Carli Lloyd.
Which famous people died on July 16, 1982?
Famous people died on July 16, 1982 include, Patrick Dewaere, Leendert Braat, Charles Robberts Swart.
What was the number one song in July 16, 1982?
The number one song in the week of July 16, 1982 was Don't You Want Me by The Human League in US and Fame by Irene Cara in UK.
What were the top hits on July 16, 1982?
The top hits on July 16, 1982 were Don't You Want Me by The Human League, Rosanna by Toto, Hurts So Good by John Cougar in US and Fame by Irene Cara, Abracadabra by The Steve Miller Band, Happy Talk by Captain Sensible in UK.