Wednesday July 21, 1982
US date format: 7/21/1982, UK date format: 21/7/1982
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 21, 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 Jason Cram and Mao Kobayashi.
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 Escape or Barnstorming.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 21, 1982?
- St. Zoticus
- St. Victor of Marseilles
- St. Barhadbesciabus
- St. Arbogastus
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- HMS ''Hermes'', the Royal Navy flagship during the Falklands War, returns home to Portsmouth to a hero's welcome.
- The International Whaling Commission decides to end commercial whaling by 1985–1986.
- A coroner's jury returns a verdict of suicide on Roberto Calvi, who was found hanging under Blackfriars Bridge.
- Torrential rain and mudslides in Nagasaki, Japan destroy bridges and kill 299.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 21, 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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