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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Events

  • 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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Movies

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The World According to Garp

The World According to Garp

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Robin Williams, Mary Beth Hurt, Glenn Close, John Lithgow

Country: United States of America

Vigilante

Vigilante

Directed by: William Lustig

Starring: Robert Forster, Fred Williamson, Richard Bright, Rutanya Alda

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Dolly Parton, Dom DeLuise, Charles Durning

Country: United States of America

A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy

A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, José Ferrer, Julie Hagerty

Country: United States of America

Summer Lovers

Summer Lovers

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Peter Gallagher, Daryl Hannah, Valérie Quennessen, Barbara Rush

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TV Series

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Rätselflug

Rätselflug

Starring: Günther Jauch, Gerd Rohleder, Bernhard Russi

Dogfood Dan and the Carmarthen Cowboy

Dogfood Dan and the Carmarthen Cowboy

Ellines diigimatografoi

Ellines diigimatografoi

Blood and Honor: Youth Under Hitler

Blood and Honor: Youth Under Hitler

A.J. Wentworth, B.A.

A.J. Wentworth, B.A.

Days to next July 16

If 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.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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How To Make Love To A Woman by Michael Morgenstern

How To Make Love To A Woman

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Michael Morgenstern asked women all over the country, from all walks of life, and discovered the answers men seek. Learn what women find sexy in a man; how to seduce with

Thy Brother'S Wife by Andrew M. Greeley

Thy Brother'S Wife

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The direction of Paul and Sean Cronin's lives was shaped the day their father, a self-made multimillionaire, decided that one of his boys would grow up to be a cardinal while

The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum

The Parsifal Mosaic

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Michael Havelock’s world died on a moonlit beach on the Costa Brava as he watched his partner and lover, double agent Jenna Karas, efficiently gunned down by his own agency.

A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney

A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney

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A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney gathers together the best of his essays, more than fifty in all.

Cinnamon Skin by John D. MacDonald

Cinnamon Skin

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From a beloved master of crime fiction, Cinnamon Skin is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Pooyan

Pooyan

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 8-bit, Color Computer 2. Commodore 64, MSX, Apple II, Famicom, Tandy TRS-80, Tomy Tutor

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Konami (JPN) Stern (NA)

Rocky's Boots

Rocky's Boots

Platform: Apple II, CoCo, Commodore 64, IBM PC

Genre: Educational game

Publisher: The Learning Company

Operation Sabotage

Operation Sabotage

Platform: TRS-80, Atari 800, Apple II

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: SoftSide

Sky Jinks

Sky Jinks

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision

Amidar

Amidar

Platform: Arcade Console: Atari 2600, Casio PV-1000, Xbox 360 (as part of Game Room)

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Stern, Olympia (North America)

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.


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