Tuesday July 20, 1982
US date format: 7/20/1982, UK date format: 20/7/1982
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 20, 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 Percy Daggs III and Percy Daggs.
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 Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Cloudy Mountain or Nautilus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 20, 1982?
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- Bombs planted by Irish Republican Army explode in 2 London parks
- IRA bomb attacks in London
- T Macauly and D Vosburghs musical Windy City, premieres in London
- Hyde Park and Regents Park bombings: The Provisional IRA detonates two bombs in Hyde Park and Regents Park in central London, killing eight soldiers, wounding forty-seven people, and leading to the deaths of seven horses.
- Okot p'Bitek: Ugandan poet (Born 1931).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 20, 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 20If July 20, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 2 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 19 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 20, 1982?
On July 20, 1982 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is July 20, 1982?
On July 20, 1982 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 20, 1982?
On July 20, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 20, 1982?
On July 20, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on July 20, 1982?
On July 20, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 20, 1982?
On July 20, 1982 several famous people were born including, Percy Daggs III, Percy Daggs, Antoine Vermette.
Which famous people died on July 20, 1982?
Famous people died on July 20, 1982 include, Okot p'Bitek.
What was the number one song in July 20, 1982?
The number one song in the week of July 20, 1982 was Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor in US and Fame by Irene Cara in UK.
What were the top hits on July 20, 1982?
The top hits on July 20, 1982 were Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor, 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.