Monday July 19, 1982
US date format: 7/19/1982, UK date format: 19/7/1982
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 19, 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 Jared Padalecki and Cade Carradine.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor.
In UK Fame by Irene Cara was in the top 5 hits.
Prem Rog, directed by Raj Kapoor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Princess by Robert Lacey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Channel 4 News.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anteater or Barnstorming.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 19, 1982?
- According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
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- 1st annual Cracker Jack Oldtimers Classic 75-year-old Luke Appling hits a 250-foot HR off Warren Spahn, AL beats NL 7-2
- Bolivian government resigns
- David S Dodge becomes the first American hostage in Lebanon.
- William Whitelaw, Home Secretary, announces that Michael Trestrail (the Queen's bodyguard) has resigned from the Metropolitan Police Service over a relationship with a male prostitute.
- John Harvey: British magnetic stage performer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 19, 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
- Stevie Wonder - Do I Do
- Jeffrey Osborne - I Really Don't Need No Light
- One Way - Cutie Pie
- The Gap Band - Early In The Morning
- Rick James - Dance Wit' Me - Part 1
- Paul Oakenfold Presents Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock
- Dazz Band - Let It Whip
- 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 19If July 19, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 2 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 27 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?